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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Radar Quiet; Extended Cold Ahead

Radar Quiet; Extended Cold Ahead

| December 31, 2017 @ 6:52 am

While the threat for a wintry mix of light freezing rain and sleet appear to be diminishing, we are headed into an extended period of very cold weather with highs in the 30s and lows in the teens.

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Cold, Colder, Frigid!

Cold, Colder, Frigid!

| December 30, 2017 @ 6:59 am

Dry and cool today, but the real cold arrives late on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. And once the cold arrives you can plan on it sticking around for 7 to 8 days for an extended period of extreme cold.

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Cold Definite; Winter Precipitation Still Fuzzy

Cold Definite; Winter Precipitation Still Fuzzy

| December 28, 2017 @ 7:08 am

Dry and cold for the next several days as we head toward the end of 2017. Wintry precipitation is still possible on New Year’s Eve, but it appears likely to be light with minimal impact on travel. 2018 will start with extreme cold as lows dip in the teens and highs struggle to make it out of the 30s.

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