Category: Hodgepodge

An Excellent Weather Station for the Enthusiast on Your Christmas List

An Excellent Weather Station for the Enthusiast on Your Christmas List

| November 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am

If you have even a remote interest in weather, understanding the weather at your location is critical. Being able to measure and record it presents countless doors to an understanding of how the atmosphere works, down to our neighborhoods.

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“Red Tide” Conditions In Florida

“Red Tide” Conditions In Florida

| September 15, 2018 @ 4:51 pm

Many are asking about the current “Red Tide” situation at Panama City Beach…. Photo above taken Saturday September 15 by Shaun Winn This information is from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: WHAT IS A RED TIDE? A red tide, or harmful algal bloom (HAB), is a higher-than-normal concentration of a microscopic alga (plantlike […]

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The 6.22.18 Cullman County Tornado

The 6.22.18 Cullman County Tornado

| June 25, 2018 @ 6:00 am

I was on vacation Friday night, June 22, but weather never stops or sleeps. I worked the severe thunderstorm event that night on social media; Charles Daniel did a wonderful job on ABC 33/40 over on the TV side in my absence. And, there were frequent updates right here on the blog as always. Without […]

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Happy New Year! Birmingham’s January Weather Infographic

Happy New Year! Birmingham’s January Weather Infographic

| January 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Welcome to a new year, and to what usually ranks as the coldest month on the calendar for the city of Birmingham.

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Interesting Discussion Note

Interesting Discussion Note

| September 23, 2017 @ 11:11 am

A look at how important data is when forecasting hurricanes/tropical storms with a focus on one paragraph of the NHC discussion on Maria.

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Final Solar Eclipse Thoughts

Final Solar Eclipse Thoughts

| August 21, 2017 @ 6:56 am

The amount of bad information concerning today’s event is scary. Here are some notes this morning to set the record straight. *A total solar eclipse will cross the U.S. today from the Pacific to the Atlantic for the first time in 99 years. Understand, there have been 26 solar eclipses visible over parts of the […]

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2/16/17: Spot the Station Over Central Alabama Tonight!

2/16/17: Spot the Station Over Central Alabama Tonight!

| February 16, 2017 @ 9:21 am

The International Space Station will be making a pass through the sky over Alabama this evening and it will give you a great chance to see it! It will be visible to the naked eye and will look like a fast moving plane, only hundreds of miles higher and moving thousands of miles an hour […]

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Tony Rice Joins the AlabamaWX Team!

Tony Rice Joins the AlabamaWX Team!

| February 15, 2017 @ 1:36 pm

DJ- PerForM

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Who’s Your Astronomer?

Who’s Your Astronomer?

| February 12, 2017 @ 9:00 pm

NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador and WeatherBrains Contributor Tony Rice will be sharing his weekly astronomy column with us here on Alabama. It will start regularly appearing next Tuesday, February 21st. Welcome Tony to the team! His Twitter account is @RTPHokie! Don’t get me wrong, I’m of course all for getting people outside and enjoying […]

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