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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Summertime Weather Means Daily Showers/Storms

Summertime Weather Means Daily Showers/Storms

| June 18, 2018 @ 6:23 am

With a warm, humid air mass in place, showers and storms will be scattered just about every day in the week ahead. Showers likely to become more numerous for Wednesday and Thursday. Highs will be in the lower 90s while lows stick in the lower 70s.

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Storms Today, a Little Less Active Afterward

Storms Today, a Little Less Active Afterward

| June 17, 2018 @ 6:44 am

Fairly numerous storms possible today with the activity expected to settle down into more of a scattered afternoon occurrences typical of summer. Highs around 90 today but in the lower 90s for the rest of the week.

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Daily Storms Continue with Humid Air Mass

Daily Storms Continue with Humid Air Mass

| June 10, 2018 @ 6:41 am

Once again we see patchy clouds across the Alabama sky thanks to the convection which lasted well into the evening yesterday. Today is not expected to be much different from yesterday with scattered thunderstorms forecast to develop in the heat of the afternoon and last into the evening hours. As we saw from radar yesterday, […]

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Summertime Weather

Summertime Weather

| June 9, 2018 @ 6:50 am

For the weekend and the week ahead, it looks like a summertime weather pattern with scattered showers and thunderstorms each day as highs stay in the range of 90 to 94.

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Storms Today; Drier into Start of Week

Storms Today; Drier into Start of Week

| June 3, 2018 @ 6:31 am

Storms will move through Alabama ahead of a cold front with a marginal risk for isolated damaging wind. By Monday we should see lower humidity with dew points dropping back into the 50s. Highs will be in the mid 80s Monday and Tuesday but climb into the lower 90s by the end of the week.

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Weekend Storms, Drier Next Week

Weekend Storms, Drier Next Week

| June 2, 2018 @ 6:49 am

Showers and storms remain scattered for the weekend, but a cold front pushing through Alabama on Sunday promises drier weather for the week ahead. Highs will be primarily in the 80s with lows well down into the 60s. The lower humidity will feel good for the first three days of next week.

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WeatherBrains 645:  Distribute the Hordes

WeatherBrains 645: Distribute the Hordes

| May 30, 2018 @ 6:19 am

The WeatherBrains crew talks with Bryan Norcross about hurricanes this week.

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Watching the Progress of Alberto

Watching the Progress of Alberto

| May 27, 2018 @ 7:09 am

Showers possible again today, but we turn much wetter as Alberto pushes closer to the Florida Panhandle with widespread heavy rain possible across nearly all of Alabama. Our highs for Monday and Tuesday likely around 80 due to clouds and rain.

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Wet + Alberto = Really Wet

Wet + Alberto = Really Wet

| May 26, 2018 @ 7:07 am

Wet, wet, and wet. Without a change in our atmosphere, the Southeast US will remain wet through the middle of the week. Alberto will add to our wetness as it remained projected to move west of Central Alabama keeping us on the wetter, more unsettled side. High temperatures will be in the lower 80s most days.

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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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