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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Warm and Dry for Mid-September

Warm and Dry for Mid-September

| September 16, 2018 @ 6:33 am

Dry and continued warm weather will occur today and well into the week ahead with afternoon highs in the lower half of the 90s. A weak front along with increasing moisture levels at the end of the week will lead to isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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Warm, Dry for the Weekend

Warm, Dry for the Weekend

| September 15, 2018 @ 6:58 am

Florence remained a tropical storm this morning as it drifts through South Carolina continuing to produce storm surge on coastal areas of the Carolinas and maintaining heavy rain over portions of North and South Carolina. Alabamians waking up to a clear sky across the state this morning with temperatures in the lower half of the […]

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WeatherBrains 660:  Smells Like Glade Plugins

WeatherBrains 660: Smells Like Glade Plugins

| September 11, 2018 @ 7:18 am

In this edition of WeatherBrains, the gang discusses hurricanes with returning WeatherBrain, Dr. Marshall Shepherd.

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Unsettled, Rainy Next Several Days

Unsettled, Rainy Next Several Days

| September 9, 2018 @ 6:49 am

Unsettled weather is forecast for Central Alabama for the next several days as a weak frontal boundary takes up residence across the Southeast US. High temperatures will generally be in the lower half of the 80s through mid-week.

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Summer-like Today; Rain Chances Go Up Late Sunday

Summer-like Today; Rain Chances Go Up Late Sunday

| September 8, 2018 @ 6:33 am

Summer-like weather for your Saturday with highs climbing into the lower 90s and only isolated showers or thunderstorms. Rain chances head upward late Sunday and Monday as a frontal system moves into the Southeast US. Temperatures will drop back with highs in the 80s.

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Mainly Isolated Storms Today and Labor Day

Mainly Isolated Storms Today and Labor Day

| September 2, 2018 @ 6:36 am

Isolated showers and thunderstorms are forecast for Central Alabama today and Labor Day with highs in the lower 90s. Weather by mid-week will depend highly on the track and development of an area of disturbed weather now approaching the Bahamas.

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Scattered Storms Continue

Scattered Storms Continue

| September 1, 2018 @ 6:49 am

A large upper ridge remains in place across the eastern US keeping Alabama in a warm and moist pattern with daily chances for showers and storms. Highs will be at or near the 90-degree mark for the weekend and much of the week ahead.

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WeatherBrains 658:  Direct from NWA & St. Louis

WeatherBrains 658: Direct from NWA & St. Louis

| August 28, 2018 @ 7:49 am

This edition of WeatherBrains comes from the annual meeting of the National Weather Association being held in St. Louis, MO.

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Mostly Dry and Warm

Mostly Dry and Warm

| August 26, 2018 @ 6:32 am

Today and into the first of the week ahead it is expected to be warm and mostly dry with highs in the lower half of the 90s. While an isolated shower will be possible, better chances for rain come for the latter part of the week due to a combination of afternoon heating, a stalling frontal boundary, and increased moisture.

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Several Dry Days Ahead

Several Dry Days Ahead

| August 25, 2018 @ 6:36 am

Dry with a slow warming trend will occur across Central Alabama thanks to a large upper ridge over the eastern US. High temperatures will gradually warm from near 90 today and Sunday into the lower half of the 90s for the week ahead.

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WeatherBrains 657:  Live from Japan

WeatherBrains 657: Live from Japan

| August 21, 2018 @ 7:40 am

Joining the WeatherBrains gang from Japan is Dr. David Bodine who is currently working on the development of the next radar system using phased array radar.

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Numerous Showers/Storms into Early Tuesday

Numerous Showers/Storms into Early Tuesday

| August 19, 2018 @ 6:35 am

The weather remains unsettled today and Monday with the potential for numerous showers and thunderstorms. A cold front is forecast to move through Alabama on Tuesday bringing a real change with much drier air by Wednesday and Thursday.

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Unsettled Weather Next Several Days

Unsettled Weather Next Several Days

| August 18, 2018 @ 6:52 am

Our weather pattern is forecast to remain unsettled for the next several days with much drier air coming into the Southeast at mid-week. Numerous showers and storms along with plenty of clouds will help to keep highs in the middle and upper 80s for the weekend and into the first of the week.

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WeatherBrains 656:  Mike Dropping Moment

WeatherBrains 656: Mike Dropping Moment

| August 14, 2018 @ 9:38 am

The WeatherBrains gang takes on the topic of the safety of mobile or manufactured homes with Art Faulkner, former Alabama EMA director.

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Mostly Dry Once Again Today

Mostly Dry Once Again Today

| August 12, 2018 @ 7:06 am

Slightly drier air aloft should limit showers and thunderstorms across the northern half of Alabama today and Monday as highs once again push into the range of 89 to 92. Looks like moisture values come up Tuesday with showers a bit more numerous.

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Drier Weather Next Several Days

Drier Weather Next Several Days

| August 11, 2018 @ 6:26 am

Look for a warm and dry day today with highs around 90. Lower precipitable water values keep our chances for rain low through about mid-week when another weak front begins its approach to the Southeast US. Highs for the first half of the week in the lower 90s.

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