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A Quick Update On Our Weather Situation At 2:20 PM

A Quick Update On Our Weather Situation At 2:20 PM

| November 18, 2017 @ 2:21 pm

At this point across North/Central Alabama, there is not very much going on but a few sprinkles showing up on radar at the moment, but activity will be picking up later this afternoon.

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| November 18, 2017 @ 11:28 am

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Wind Advisory Issued For Parts of Central Alabama Until 3:00 AM Sunday

Wind Advisory Issued For Parts of Central Alabama Until 3:00 AM Sunday

| November 18, 2017 @ 10:20 am

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 3:00 AM CST Sunday.

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Updated Severe Weather Outlook For Today

Updated Severe Weather Outlook For Today

| November 18, 2017 @ 9:59 am

SPC has now introduced a Slight Risk for severe storms for parts of North Alabama, and extended the Marginal Risk a little farther south into parts of Central Alabama that includes Jefferson County.

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Rain Chances Afternoon and Evening Then Dry

Rain Chances Afternoon and Evening Then Dry

| November 18, 2017 @ 6:57 am

A cold front with the potential for some showers and isolated thunderstorms will move through Alabama later today and overnight with rain chances diminishing rapidly by sunrise Sunday. It will be much colder Sunday with highs in the 50s. Morning lows Monday will be into the lower and middle 30s.

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Alabama, Auburn Games Undercards To Main Event: Uab Vs. Florida

Alabama, Auburn Games Undercards To Main Event: Uab Vs. Florida

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

That ticking noise in your head isn’t your imagination. It’s the college football clock ticking down to what is shaping up to be a colossal Iron Bowl on the Plains between top-ranked Alabama and surging Auburn.

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Magic City Half-marathon, Mobile International Festival And Kirk Franklin In Can’t Miss Alabama

Magic City Half-marathon, Mobile International Festival And Kirk Franklin In Can’t Miss Alabama

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Magic City Half-marathon, Mobile International Festival And Kirk Franklin In Can’t Miss Alabama

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On This Day In Alabama History: Charles D. Kochakian Was Born In Massachusetts

On This Day In Alabama History: Charles D. Kochakian Was Born In Massachusetts

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 18, 1908: Scientist Charles D

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First Homeowners Set To Move Into Alabama Power’s Smart Neighborhood This Month

First Homeowners Set To Move Into Alabama Power’s Smart Neighborhood This Month

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Checking in on Smart Neighborhood™ – part one

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Rain At Times This Weekend; Colder Sunday

Rain At Times This Weekend; Colder Sunday

| November 17, 2017 @ 3:21 pm

COLD FRONT ON THE WAY: With a good supply of sunshine, temperatures are in the 67-70 degree range this afternoon across North/Central Alabama. Clouds will increase across Alabama tonight ahead of an approaching cold front.

A band of showers and storms will pass through the state tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night; the main window for rain will come from 12:00 noon through 12:00 midnight.

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A Great Midday For Central Alabama, Rain Returns For Saturday

A Great Midday For Central Alabama, Rain Returns For Saturday

| November 17, 2017 @ 12:29 pm

We’ll continue to have mostly clear to clear skies across Central Alabama for the remainder of the daytime and early evening hours.

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Satterfield’s Offers Fine Dining In Relaxed Setting

Satterfield’s Offers Fine Dining In Relaxed Setting

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Becky Satterfield believes that fine dining need not be pretentious. She’s also a woman who gets things done, so in 2005 she created a place “where the family dinner table and fine dining meet.”

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Airbus $50 Billion Dubai Jet Deal Will Be Boost To Mobile Assembly Line

Airbus $50 Billion Dubai Jet Deal Will Be Boost To Mobile Assembly Line

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Airbus SE announced the biggest commercial-plane transaction in its history, securing an order for single-aisle aircraft valued at nearly $50 billion at the Dubai Air Show, outdoing Boeing Co.’s own $20 billion mega-deal.

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Chocolate Gets First Addition To Color Palette In 80 Years

Chocolate Gets First Addition To Color Palette In 80 Years

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

A breakthrough by a Swiss chocolate maker expands the industry’s hues beyond just dark, milk and white.

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Piper & Leaf Is An Alabama Maker Concocting Fresh Takes On A Southern Favorite

Piper & Leaf Is An Alabama Maker Concocting Fresh Takes On A Southern Favorite

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Piper & Leaf tea is better than dirt. That might not seem like a bold statement, but that realization gave birth to the specialty tea company.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Samuel Younge Jr. Was Born In

On This Day In Alabama History: Samuel Younge Jr. Was Born In

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 17, 1944: Samuel Younge Jr

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Barrister Burger At Prop & Gavel In Monroeville Is One Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

Barrister Burger At Prop & Gavel In Monroeville Is One Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

| November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Perhaps it’s not surprising that virtually everything in a Monroeville restaurant has an interesting story. After all, the small Alabama town is synonymous with one of literature’s most beloved stories, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

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Cold Front Moves Through Tomorrow Night

Cold Front Moves Through Tomorrow Night

| November 17, 2017 @ 4:14 am

COLD START: Temperatures are at or below freezing in a few spots over North Alabama early this morning, with most places in the 35-40 degree range. We warm nicely today with ample sunshine along with a high in the upper 60s. Clouds move in tonight ahead of the approaching cold front. THE WEEKEND: Showers and […]

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Cold Tonight; Some Rain By The Weekend

Cold Tonight; Some Rain By The Weekend

| November 16, 2017 @ 3:34 pm

SCATTERED FROST EARLY TOMORROW: With a clear sky and a light wind, temperatures will drop into the mid to upper 30s early tomorrow across much of North/Central Alabama with potential for scattered light frost. Then, during the day tomorrow, we warm nicely as temperatures rise into the 67-70 degree range with a good supply of sunshine.

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At A Little Later Than Midday, Skies Clearing Out Across Central Alabama

At A Little Later Than Midday, Skies Clearing Out Across Central Alabama

| November 16, 2017 @ 1:47 pm

For the most part across Central Alabama, we have mostly clear skies as we make the approach to the 2:00 PM hour, with some cloud cover over the southwestern corner of the area.

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Unhealthy Air Quality Across & South Of The Birmingham Metropolitan Area This Morning

Unhealthy Air Quality Across & South Of The Birmingham Metropolitan Area This Morning

| November 16, 2017 @ 9:30 am

Air Quality Index for today is currently at 57 (Code Yellow) for the city of Birmingham as of the latest reading, but earlier this morning, the index was as high as 161, putting that in a Code Red situation.

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Rain Returns Over The Weekend

Rain Returns Over The Weekend

| November 16, 2017 @ 6:29 am

DRY THROUGH TOMORROW: With a good supply of sunshine today, we project a high in the mid to upper 60s today, not far from the average high of 65 for November 16. Tonight will be fair and cold; temperatures early tomorrow will dip into the 30s in many places setting up the chance of some scattered light frost. Then, tomorrow will be another sunny, pleasant day with a high between 67 and 70 degrees.

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Try This Recipe For Easy And Incredible Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Try This Recipe For Easy And Incredible Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

| November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am

This favorite after-school snack can be made just a little bit healthier without sacrificing on flavor.

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Some Tips For Utility Scam Awareness Day

Some Tips For Utility Scam Awareness Day

| November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power is among the American and Canadian utilities joining forces to remind customers how to avoid scams.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Fort Mims

Alabama Legacy Moment: Fort Mims

| November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Public Television is producing a series of videos titled “Alabama Legacy Moments” that offer a quick history of the people, places and stories that have defined Alabama. Done in conjunction with the ongoing bicentennial celebration of the state that concludes in 2019, the short pieces should inspire you to learn more about the rich history of Alabama. “Alabama Legacy Moments”  are sponsored by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and the Alabama Broadcasters Association.

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On This Day In Alabama History: W.C. Handy Was Born In Florence

On This Day In Alabama History: W.C. Handy Was Born In Florence

| November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 16, 1873: Musician and songwriter W.C. Handy was born in Florence. Known as the “Father of the Blues,” Handy successfully transitioned blues from a regional musical style to the national pop culture scene.

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Toyota, Mazda Said To Narrow Choice To North Carolina, Alabama For $1.6 Billion Plant

Toyota, Mazda Said To Narrow Choice To North Carolina, Alabama For $1.6 Billion Plant

| November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Alabama and North Carolina are the final states in the running to win a prized Toyota and Mazda car factory worth $1.6 billion, according to people familiar with the negotiations.

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Rain Returns This Weekend

Rain Returns This Weekend

| November 15, 2017 @ 3:44 pm

RADAR CHECK: An approaching cold front is pushing clouds into North Alabama this afternoon, and we have a few sprinkles on radar over the Tennessee Valley. We will maintain the chance of widely scattered showers this evening over the northern quarter of the state, otherwise dry tonight with mid/high level clouds.

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Clouds Moving In At Midday… Could We See Some Sprinkles Tonight?

Clouds Moving In At Midday… Could We See Some Sprinkles Tonight?

| November 15, 2017 @ 12:01 pm

We have some clouds moving in from the northwest as a cold front is making its way towards Central Alabama.

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Showers Arrive This Weekend; Then Colder

Showers Arrive This Weekend; Then Colder

| November 15, 2017 @ 6:31 am

MOSTLY DRY THROUGH FRIDAY: We will see an increase in clouds across the northern half of Alabama later today and tonight ahead of a cold front, but for most of the state, it will pass through in dry fashion. We will mention just the chance of a few isolated showers over the Tennessee Valley this afternoon and early tonight, but rain amounts there will be very light, and very spotty. The high today will be in the mid 60s for most communities.

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