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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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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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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