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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Chilly Saturday; Cold Sunday Morning

Chilly Saturday; Cold Sunday Morning

| April 7, 2018 @ 6:46 am

Somewhat raw and chilly Saturday with temperatures in the 50s and some chance for patchy rain or a passing shower. Freeze warning for Sunday morning across about the northern half of Alabama, but Sunday highs should warm into the 60s.

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Beautiful, Warm Easter Sunday

Beautiful, Warm Easter Sunday

| April 1, 2018 @ 6:51 am

A rather lovely Easter Sunday in store for Central Alabama with sunshine and highs climbing into the upper 70s. Monday remains warm and dry, but thunderstorms come into the picture late Tuesday into the first half of Wednesday.

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Egg-Ceptional Weather for Easter Weekend

Egg-Ceptional Weather for Easter Weekend

| March 31, 2018 @ 6:51 am

A great Easter weekend in store for Alabama with highs in the 70s today and Sunday. Dry weather starts the week, but late Tuesday and Wednesday promise to be stormy.

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WeatherBrains 636:  Folklore Brains

WeatherBrains 636: Folklore Brains

| March 27, 2018 @ 7:33 am

The WeatherBrains gang delves into weather folklore with meteorologist and author Cindy Day from Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Warm Sunday, Cool Monday with a Wedge

Warm Sunday, Cool Monday with a Wedge

| March 25, 2018 @ 6:49 am

The weather remains fairly nice today with only a small risk for showers. The wedge brings a cool down to Central Alabama on Monday, but it weakens with a good warm up by Tuesday. Our main rain chances come from the latter half of Wednesday into Thursday.

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Unsettled Weather Through Thursday

Unsettled Weather Through Thursday

| March 24, 2018 @ 6:51 am

Starting the weekend out on a mostly cloudy note across the Southeast US with very light, spotty showers across mainly the northern third of Alabama. Temperatures qualify as mild with readings mainly in the 50s, but it was a little cooler in East Central Alabama where values were in the 40s. The surface map featured […]

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WeatherBrains 635:  Doswell Unleashed

WeatherBrains 635: Doswell Unleashed

| March 21, 2018 @ 7:10 am

The WeatherBrains gang chats with Dr. Charles Doswell who rarely holds back on his position and thinking about anything and everything in the field of meteorology.

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Stormy ! !

Stormy ! !

| March 18, 2018 @ 7:10 am

Our weather pattern is setting up for a severe weather threat today from about noon to 8 pm mainly across South Alabama. The main severe weather events are expected on Monday from afternoon into evening with large hail, damaging wind, and tornadoes possible.

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WeatherBrains 634:  6 Inches in 30 Miles

WeatherBrains 634: 6 Inches in 30 Miles

| March 13, 2018 @ 7:54 am

The gang at WeatherBrains hosts two of the legends in storm chasing, Tim Marshall and Jeff Piotrowski, for some interesting insights into storm chasing.

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March 1993 Blizzard Memories:  Brian Peters

March 1993 Blizzard Memories: Brian Peters

| March 12, 2018 @ 3:01 pm

Memories of the blizzard of 1993 as remembered by Brian Peters, an NWS meteorologist at the time.

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Rain Continues Today, Colder into Midweek

Rain Continues Today, Colder into Midweek

| March 11, 2018 @ 6:54 am

Wet weather remains for much of Alabama today but should be ending from the west and northwest this evening and into early Monday morning. A deep trough digging into the eastern US tonight will bring colder air into the Southeast including the potential for freezing temperatures Tuesday through Thursday mornings.

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Wet Weekend Followed by Cold Again

Wet Weekend Followed by Cold Again

| March 10, 2018 @ 6:55 am

Early Saturday starting out dry but clouds will be thickening and rain will develop along a stationary front across northern Alabama. Rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 2.5 inches possible before rain begins to end during the afternoon on Sunday.

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WeatherBrains 633: No, We Are Not The Only Weather Podcast

WeatherBrains 633: No, We Are Not The Only Weather Podcast

| March 6, 2018 @ 7:39 am

It’s National Weather Podcast Month, so WeatherBrains hosts hosts from a variety of weather podcasts.

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Another Very Nice Day

Another Very Nice Day

| March 4, 2018 @ 6:52 am

Another nice day with plenty of sunshine and afternoon highs expected to reach near 70 degrees. Clouds increase tonight with rain from Monday into early Tuesday. Weather turns colder for the latter half of the week.

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Weather Just Spectacular for the Weekend

Weather Just Spectacular for the Weekend

| March 3, 2018 @ 6:41 am

Central Alabama in for a real treat with a spectacular weekend featuring lots of sunshine and high temperatures in the 60s. Rain chances return Monday evening into Tuesday.

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