Author Archive: Brian Peters

Brian Peters is one of the television meteorologists at ABC3340 in Birmingham and a retired NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist. He handles the weekend Weather Xtreme Videos and forecast discussion and is the Webmaster for the popular WeatherBrains podcast.

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Showers/Storms Remain Daily Occurrence

Showers/Storms Remain Daily Occurrence

| May 20, 2018 @ 6:41 am

A humid air mass along with a weak disturbance aloft will keep the weather unsettled for the week ahead with showers likely every day and highs in the 80s.

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Summertime Weather Pattern to Hold

Summertime Weather Pattern to Hold

| May 19, 2018 @ 6:43 am

Moisture will remain in place across the Southeast US in the week ahead with scattered showers possible each day mainly during the afternoon and early evening hours. Highs will be in the 80s.

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WeatherBrains 643:  Get Down In The Dirt And Work

WeatherBrains 643: Get Down In The Dirt And Work

| May 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am

Verner Suomi is known by many as the father of satellite meteorology. In this episode of WeatherBrains, we talk with Dr. John Lewis about the life and work of Verner Suomi.

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Hot, Dry before Becoming Unsettled Tuesday

Hot, Dry before Becoming Unsettled Tuesday

| May 13, 2018 @ 7:18 am

Two more hot and dry days before a slow moving upper trough drifts into the area for nearly a week of unsettled weather. Highs today and Monday again close to or slightly above 90 degrees. Clouds and showers for the days after Monday should hold high temperatures in the 80s.

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Hot Weekend for Central Alabama

Hot Weekend for Central Alabama

| May 12, 2018 @ 6:53 am

Hot and dry weekend in store for Central Alabama as highs dance around the 90-degree mark today and Sunday. A weak upper low will bring unsettled weather and rain to much of the Southeast US from Tuesday into the end of the week, but that also spells some cooler highs as we dip back into the 80s.

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WeatherBrains 642:  Blocking the Moisture

WeatherBrains 642: Blocking the Moisture

| May 8, 2018 @ 7:05 am

For this episode of WeatherBrains, we look at some of the projects underway across southern Louisiana to build back threatened sections of the Gulf Coast area.

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Shaping up for a Nice Sunday

Shaping up for a Nice Sunday

| May 6, 2018 @ 6:51 am

The cold front that brought rain to some yesterday is gone leaving us with some very nice weather and afternoon highs around 80 degrees. Looks like much of the week ahead will be dry with highs in the 80s, possibly reaching the upper 80s by the end of the week.

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Showers Today, Dry Sunday

Showers Today, Dry Sunday

| May 5, 2018 @ 6:32 am

Looking at showers as a really good possibility today as a weak front moves across the Southeast US. The front should clear the Southeast US early Sunday paving the way for a nice day. Highs both days should be near 80.

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WeatherBrains 641:  No Such Thing as a Slam Dunk

WeatherBrains 641: No Such Thing as a Slam Dunk

| May 1, 2018 @ 7:50 am

Episode 641 features a conversation with SPC Lead Forecaster John Hart.

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Cooler but Still Gorgeous

Cooler but Still Gorgeous

| April 29, 2018 @ 6:54 am

It will be a gorgeous Sunday with temperatures slightly cooler than Saturday. And the dry but warm weather will continue for the week ahead as highs climb into the 80s for most days.

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Gorgeous Weekend Weather!

Gorgeous Weekend Weather!

| April 28, 2018 @ 6:40 am

The weather can’t get much better with plenty of sunshine forecast for Alabama. Highs will be in the upper 70s today and drop just a little with highs reaching near 70 on Sunday. And the work week looks dry and warm, too.

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Drying Out and Much Cooler

Drying Out and Much Cooler

| April 15, 2018 @ 6:49 am

Rain gradually comes to an end across Alabama late this morning and early this afternoon but temperatures will be somewhat chilly with highs at best in the 50s. Patchy frost is possible across the northern third of the state Monday morning, but the week ahead should be dry.

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Stormy Today, Cooler First of Week

Stormy Today, Cooler First of Week

| April 14, 2018 @ 6:55 am

Severe weather today will start the weekend on a stormy note, but we should dry out and cool off substantially after the storms. Morning lows Monday and Tuesday are likely to be in the upper 30s bringing patchy frost to the area across the northern third of Alabama.

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WeatherBrains 638:  Corn and Cauliflower

WeatherBrains 638: Corn and Cauliflower

| April 10, 2018 @ 7:33 am

In episode 638, the WetherBrains gang talk about decision support during wildfires in California with Matt Solum from the National Weather Service Western Region Headquarters.

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Nicer Day Ahead in Central Alabama

Nicer Day Ahead in Central Alabama

| April 8, 2018 @ 6:59 am

It’s going to be a nicer day today than we saw Saturday but still cool with highs in the lower 60s. After a brief chance for showers tonight, the work week ahead is expected to remain dry with highs in the 70s.

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