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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| August 21, 2018 @ 12:01 am

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

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Significant Weather Advisory For Southeastern Marion And Northwestern Fayette Counties Until 11:45 PM CDT

Significant Weather Advisory For Southeastern Marion And Northwestern Fayette Counties Until 11:45 PM CDT

| August 20, 2018 @ 11:10 pm

At 11:10 PM CDT, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm Near Beaverton, Or 9 Miles West Of Winfield, Moving East At 45 Mph. Winds In Excess Of 40 Mph Will Be Possible With This Storm.

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Significant Weather Advisory For Northern Lamar County Until 11:30 PM CDT

Significant Weather Advisory For Northern Lamar County Until 11:30 PM CDT

| August 20, 2018 @ 10:47 pm

At 10:47 PM CDT, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm Near Bedford, Or Near Sulligent, Moving East At 40 Mph. Winds In Excess Of 40 Mph Will Be Possible With This Storm.

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More Strong Storms About to Move Into Northwest Alabama;  Not Severe At This Time

More Strong Storms About to Move Into Northwest Alabama; Not Severe At This Time

| August 20, 2018 @ 10:21 pm

Strong storms are approaching Northwest Alabama at this hour. They are not severe and are not expected to become severe.

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Significant Weather Advisory For South Central Lauderdale And Southeastern Colbert Counties Until 10:15 PM CDT

Significant Weather Advisory For South Central Lauderdale And Southeastern Colbert Counties Until 10:15 PM CDT

| August 20, 2018 @ 9:53 pm

At 9:52 PM CDT, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm 7 Miles Southwest Of Tuscumbia, Moving East At 25 Mph. Wind Gusts Up To 50 Mph, Frequent Lightning, And Heavy Rainfall Will Be Possible With This Storm.

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Significant Weather Advisory For Franklin County Until 10:15 PM CDT

Significant Weather Advisory For Franklin County Until 10:15 PM CDT

| August 20, 2018 @ 9:37 pm

At 9:36 PM CDT, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm Near Belgreen, Or 12 Miles Southwest Of Russellville, Moving East At 25 Mph. Wind Gusts Up To 50 Mph, Frequent Lightning, And Heavy Rainfall Will Be Possible With This Storm.

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Significant Weather Advisory For Western Franklin County Until 10:00 PM CDT

Significant Weather Advisory For Western Franklin County Until 10:00 PM CDT

| August 20, 2018 @ 9:15 pm

At 9:14 PM CDT, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm Near Red Bay, Moving East At 25 Mph. Wind Gusts Up To 50 Mph Will Be Possible With This Storm.

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Significant Weather Advisory For Western Marion And Northern Lamar Counties Until 9:15 PM CDT

Significant Weather Advisory For Western Marion And Northern Lamar Counties Until 9:15 PM CDT

| August 20, 2018 @ 8:35 pm

At 8:34 PM CDT, Doppler Radar Was Tracking Strong Thunderstorms Along A Line Extending From Near Evergreen To Near Amory To 7 Miles East Of Aberdeen. Movement Was East At 40 Mph. Winds In Excess Of 40 To 50 Mph Will Be Possible With These Storms.

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Storms Approaching Northwest Alabama

Storms Approaching Northwest Alabama

| August 20, 2018 @ 8:35 pm

Strong to severe storms will impact West Alabama’s Franklin, Marion and Lamar counties within the next 30 minutes, but should weaken rapidly as they move further into the state.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible 345…

SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible 345…

| August 20, 2018 @ 5:58 pm

Isolated 50-60 mph gusts, capable of wind damage, are possible with any supercell or stronger multicell early this evening. Although a severe thunderstorm watch will probably not be needed across north-central MS to the south of the existing watches, this area will be monitored.

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Significant Weather Advisory For Northwestern Jackson And Central Madison Counties Until 5:15 PM CDT

Significant Weather Advisory For Northwestern Jackson And Central Madison Counties Until 5:15 PM CDT

| August 20, 2018 @ 4:25 pm

At 4:24 PM CDT, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm Over Northern Huntsville, Moving East At 20 Mph. This Storm Will Produce An Inch Of Rain In 30 Minutes Or Less. This May Result In Brief Minor Street Flooding.

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Significant Weather Advisory For Northwestern Madison And East Central Limestone Counties Until 4:15 PM CDT

Significant Weather Advisory For Northwestern Madison And East Central Limestone Counties Until 4:15 PM CDT

| August 20, 2018 @ 3:36 pm

At 3:36 PM CDT, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm Near Athens, Moving East At 15 Mph. Winds In Excess Of 40 Mph Will Be Possible With This Storm.

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Showers/Storms Remain Possible Tonight

Showers/Storms Remain Possible Tonight

| August 20, 2018 @ 3:35 pm

RADAR CHECK: So far today showers and storms have been more widespread over the southern half of Alabama, where rain has been heavy in spots. Showers are more widely scattered over the northern counties… temperatures are mostly in the 80s.

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A Few Showers/Storms Today; Drier Air Begins To Arrive Tomorrow

A Few Showers/Storms Today; Drier Air Begins To Arrive Tomorrow

| August 20, 2018 @ 5:54 am

ON THE MAPS: We have a deep upper trough for late summer over the nation’s mid-section this morning, driving a surface front in our direction. This setup will bring the risk of strong to severe storms to parts of the Mid-South today, with the primary threat for places like Little Rock and Memphis. SPC has a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) defined for the northwest corner of Alabama…

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An Homage To The Heirloom Tomato

An Homage To The Heirloom Tomato

| August 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

As fall approaches and prognosticating about football season replaces the siesta by the swimming pool, let’s take a moment to appreciate one pleasure that will soon be gone from our plates till next summer: the heirloom tomato.

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Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Alabama A&m University

Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Alabama A&m University

| August 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Connell Maynor has made the rounds since he arrived in Huntsville in January to be the head football coach at Alabama A&M University.

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Cedar & Sail’s Josh Pigford Is An Alabama Maker With An Itch For Working With His Hands

Cedar & Sail’s Josh Pigford Is An Alabama Maker With An Itch For Working With His Hands

| August 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Cedar & Sail, Birmingham

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On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama’s First Female Senator Was Seated

On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama’s First Female Senator Was Seated

| August 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

August 20, 1937: Dixie Bibb Graves, born just outside of Montgomery, took her seat in the U.S

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