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Alabama NewsCenter — Hall of Fame songwriting legend Mike Stoller lends support to honoring Alabama’s ‘Big Mama’ Thornton

Alabama NewsCenter — Hall of Fame songwriting legend Mike Stoller lends support to honoring Alabama’s ‘Big Mama’ Thornton

| December 8, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame songwriting legend Mike Stoller says he wants to help honor Alabama native Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton, who made a hit of the now-classic “Hound Dog.”

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Warm Through The Weekend; Scattered Showers Around

Warm Through The Weekend; Scattered Showers Around

| December 8, 2022 @ 3:01 pm

RADAR CHECK: Most of Alabama is rain-free this afternoon… with a partly sunny sky temperatures are mostly in the mid to upper 70s… almost 20 degrees above average for December 8, and close to record values for the date. The sky will remain mostly fair tonight, but look out for for patchy dense fog again after midnight.

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Midday Nowcast: Warm Days, Foggy Nights

Midday Nowcast: Warm Days, Foggy Nights

| December 8, 2022 @ 10:20 am

The December warmth continues today and into the upcoming weekend with temperatures running 15-20 degrees above average for this time of year.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Dr. Ann says more cheer (the emotional kind) leads to better memory

Alabama NewsCenter — Dr. Ann says more cheer (the emotional kind) leads to better memory

| December 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am

Cheerfulness helps maintain a sharp mind as we age. That was the uplifting conclusion from scientists at Northwestern University who monitored the emotional states and memory of aging adults over an extended period.

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Temperatures Remain Above Average Through The Weekend; Pattern Change Next Week

Temperatures Remain Above Average Through The Weekend; Pattern Change Next Week

| December 8, 2022 @ 5:34 am

FOGGY START: A dense fog advisory is in effect for all 67 Alabama counties early this morning; the fog will dissipate slowly by mid to late morning, giving way to a partly sunny, warm afternoon with a high between 75 and 79 degrees for most communities. Today’s record high in Birmingham is 79 set in 1978, and the average high for December 8 is 58.

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It’s Official!  All Time December Records at Mobile and Pensacola; Tuscaloosa Sets Daily Mark

It’s Official! All Time December Records at Mobile and Pensacola; Tuscaloosa Sets Daily Mark

| December 7, 2022 @ 5:45 pm

Mobile smashed their all-time December high-temperature record with 85F. Pensacola broke theirs as well.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Another banner year in Alabama tax collections, but inflation will take a bite

Alabama NewsCenter — Another banner year in Alabama tax collections, but inflation will take a bite

| December 7, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

While revenues are up, Alabama lawmakers have taken a conservative approach to budgeting in recent years.

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Warm Weather Continues; Pattern Flip About A Week Away

Warm Weather Continues; Pattern Flip About A Week Away

| December 7, 2022 @ 2:56 pm

RADAR CHECK: Scattered showers continue over the northern third of Alabama this afternoon where the sky is mostly cloudy… South Alabama is enjoying a partly to mostly sunny sky under an upper ridge. Temperatures remain well above average, and a few spots have reached the 80 degree mark. As of this writing, Birmingham’s high so far today is 74, well short of the record high of 80 for the date, set in 1951.

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Records Falling Across the South Today

Records Falling Across the South Today

| December 7, 2022 @ 12:49 pm

The unseasonably warm air across the South is producing record high temperatures for the date and the month.

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Midday Nowcast: Mainly Cloudy and Very Warm

Midday Nowcast: Mainly Cloudy and Very Warm

| December 7, 2022 @ 10:44 am

Temperatures are surging into the 70s this afternoon, and these are about 15 degrees above average for this time of year. We continue to see areas of scattered showers.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Air Force’s 908th embraces future, legacy of helicopter mission at Alabama air base

Alabama NewsCenter — Air Force’s 908th embraces future, legacy of helicopter mission at Alabama air base

| December 7, 2022 @ 10:00 am

An MH-139A from Test Detachment 7, Air Force Global Strike Command, Duke Field, Florida visits 908th Airlift Wing during a Unit Training Assembly at Maxwell Air Force Base.

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Warm Weather Continues; Showers Over North Alabama

Warm Weather Continues; Showers Over North Alabama

| December 7, 2022 @ 5:38 am

RADAR CHECK: Scattered showers continue across the northern 2/3 of Alabama early this morning… the more numerous ones are over the Tennessee Valley. A few showers will remain possible through the day today, but the big story is the December warmth. The high this afternoon will be in the mid 70s in most places, about 15 degrees above average.

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