Author Archive: Scott Martin

Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.

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Just Before 8 pm Update — Rain Has Crossed Over the Alabama/Mississippi State Line

Just Before 8 pm Update — Rain Has Crossed Over the Alabama/Mississippi State Line

| January 24, 2023 @ 8:09 pm

At 7:49 pm, rain has crossed over the state line and now stretched from just south of Eutaw all the way north through Florence and into Tennessee.

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WeatherBrains 888:  One Stray Dud

WeatherBrains 888: One Stray Dud

| January 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, James Aydelott, Jen Narramore, Dr. Neil Jacobs, and Dr. Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating podcast about weather.

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The Midday Weather Report — Showers Slowly Moving Northeastward

The Midday Weather Report — Showers Slowly Moving Northeastward

| January 21, 2023 @ 11:49 am

As of 11:31 am, rain continues over the southern portions of the area along and south of I-85 before crossing I-65 near Hayneville and inching back northward to Linden.

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Saturday Weather Briefing — Rain Moves in Today; Severe Storms Possible Late-Night Tuesday

Saturday Weather Briefing — Rain Moves in Today; Severe Storms Possible Late-Night Tuesday

| January 21, 2023 @ 6:53 am

Rain moves in later today and sticks around through much of Sunday. We’ll dry out for Monday, but strong to severe storms will be possible going into midweek.

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Wind Advisory for Nearly All of the Tennessee Valley Until 6 pm Tonight

Wind Advisory for Nearly All of the Tennessee Valley Until 6 pm Tonight

| January 19, 2023 @ 10:33 am

NWS Huntsville has issued a Wind Advisory effective at 12 pm for Colbert, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan counties in the Tennessee Valley until 6 pm his evening.

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A Brief Weather Check at Midnight; Wind Advisory Extended Southward

A Brief Weather Check at Midnight; Wind Advisory Extended Southward

| January 19, 2023 @ 12:13 am

The line of showers and heavier rain is now moving into the western parts of the state from Mississippi, and the good news is that none of these storms are strong or severe.

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Late Night Check on Our Weather Situation

Late Night Check on Our Weather Situation

| January 18, 2023 @ 9:11 pm

At 8:57 pm, a line of rain and thunderstorms was pushing eastward through the central portions of Mississippi and is headed toward Central Alabama.

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WeatherBrains 887:  Weather Weenies

WeatherBrains 887: Weather Weenies

| January 17, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, James Aydelott, Jen Narramore, Dr. Neil Jacobs, and Dr. Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating podcast about weather.

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The Mid-Afternoon Report: Bright, Sunny, but Still Rather Chilly

The Mid-Afternoon Report: Bright, Sunny, but Still Rather Chilly

| January 14, 2023 @ 2:48 pm

Don’t let the bright sunshine and blue skies fool you… It’s still rather cold outdoors this afternoon.

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Saturday Weather Briefing: Remaining Cool Today; A Little Warmer on Sunday

Saturday Weather Briefing: Remaining Cool Today; A Little Warmer on Sunday

| January 14, 2023 @ 6:35 am

Cooler weather for today, but warmer temperatures are in our future, along with some rain.

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Wind Advisories Extended to 9 pm Tonight

Wind Advisories Extended to 9 pm Tonight

| January 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

Both NWS Offices in Birmingham and Huntsville have extended the Wind Advisories in time until 9 pm tonight as the threat of gusty winds will continue later into the evening.

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Severe Threat Has Ended for Today; Last Few Counties in Tornado Watch Cancelled

Severe Threat Has Ended for Today; Last Few Counties in Tornado Watch Cancelled

| January 12, 2023 @ 4:55 pm

NWS Birmingham has cancelled the Tornado Watch for Barbour, Bullock, Lee, Macon, Pike, Russell counties in Central Alabama as the threat for severe weather has come to an end.

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Tornado Warning: Parts of DeKalb Co. Until 4:15 pm

Tornado Warning: Parts of DeKalb Co. Until 4:15 pm

| January 12, 2023 @ 4:06 pm

At 403 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 7 miles northeast of Ider, or 7 miles south of Trenton, moving east at 35 mph.

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Severe T-Storm Warning: Parts of Russell Co. Until 4:30 pm

Severe T-Storm Warning: Parts of Russell Co. Until 4:30 pm

| January 12, 2023 @ 4:03 pm

At 400 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm was located near Russell County Sports Complex, or 12 miles southwest of Phenix City, moving east at 45 mph.

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