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Alabama Legacy Moment: Cullman

Alabama Legacy Moment: Cullman

| September 19, 2018 @ 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.

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Volunteers, Public and Private Partners, See Progress Along Birmingham’s Village Creek

Volunteers, Public and Private Partners, See Progress Along Birmingham’s Village Creek

| September 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

For more than 20 years, volunteers and multiple public and private partners have been working to transform Village Creek, a once-polluted and neglected stream that travels through the heart of several Birmingham neighborhoods.

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Significant Weather Advisory For Patchy Dense Fog

Significant Weather Advisory For Patchy Dense Fog

| September 19, 2018 @ 3:02 am

Patchy Dense Fog has developed, especially within in some river valleys of southern middle Tennessee and north Alabama.

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On This Date in Alabama History: Gees Bend Ferry Returns to Service

On This Date in Alabama History: Gees Bend Ferry Returns to Service

| September 18, 2018 @ 10:05 pm

September 18, 2006 Gee’s Bend Ferry returned to service in Camden after being shut down for more than 40 years. The ferry, which provides critical access across the Alabama River, was shut down in 1962 in what was viewed as an attempt to make it more difficult for African-American residents to travel to the county […]

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Joyce Is Now A Remnant Low

Joyce Is Now A Remnant Low

| September 18, 2018 @ 9:34 pm

This Is The Last Advisory

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More Like August

More Like August

| September 18, 2018 @ 3:27 pm

HOT SEPTEMBER WEATHER: Temperatures are generally in the 90-94 degree range across Alabama this afternoon, well above the average high of 85 for September 18. The sky is mostly sunny, and again today you can pretty much count the number of showers on one hand. The tiny, isolated showers will end once the sun goes down.

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The Midday Nowcast: Is Mother Nature Just Not A Fan Of All Things Fall?

The Midday Nowcast: Is Mother Nature Just Not A Fan Of All Things Fall?

| September 18, 2018 @ 11:37 am

Boy, it’s a hot and steamy one outside already, and it’s only 11:30! Temperatures are currently in the upper 80s to the lower 90s and we still haven’t hit the peak of daytime heating.

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Fog In The Valleys Of Northeastern Alabama

Fog In The Valleys Of Northeastern Alabama

| September 18, 2018 @ 7:05 am

Fog In The Valleys Of Northeastern Alabama

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Hot, Mostly Dry Through Mid-Week

Hot, Mostly Dry Through Mid-Week

| September 18, 2018 @ 5:47 am

HOT SEPTEMBER DAYS: Summer will officially end Saturday at 8:54 pm CT… the autumnal equinox. And a summer pattern sure doesn’t want to let go; we will have hot weather through the rest of the week with highs in the low 90s through Thursday. Mostly sunny days, fair nights, and only very isolated afternoon showers for the northern two-thirds of the state. Odds of any one spot getting wet through Thursday will remain in the 5-10 percent range.

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Hot September Weather Continues Through The Week

Hot September Weather Continues Through The Week

| September 17, 2018 @ 3:28 pm

SHOWERS FEW AND FAR BETWEEN: You can count the number of showers over the northern two-thirds of Alabama this afternoon on one hand; they were south of Selma, and north of Prattville at 3:15. We do note heavier storms in scattered spots along the Gulf Coast this afternoon. Away from the isolated showers, it is a sunny, hot day with temperatures around 90 degrees. The average high for September 17 at Birmingham is 85.

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It’s Mid-September & It Still Feels Like Mid-July At Midday

It’s Mid-September & It Still Feels Like Mid-July At Midday

| September 17, 2018 @ 12:08 pm

Skies across Central Alabama as we have hit the lunch-time hour on the final Monday of summer are mostly clear allowing plenty of sunshine to reach the surface and offering very little in relief from the heat.

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Hot, Mostly Dry Weather Continues

Hot, Mostly Dry Weather Continues

| September 17, 2018 @ 6:21 am

SUMMER HANGS IN THERE: Summer doesn’t officially end until this Saturday at 8:54pm; the time of the autumnal equinox when the sun is directly over the equator. A day with approximately 12 hours of daylight, and 12 hours of darkness. And, summer will hang in there this week thanks to an upper ridge; we are forecasting mostly sunny days and fair nights through Thursday with afternoon showers remaining few and far between. The chance of any one spot getting wet each afternoon between now and Thursday is only 5 to 10 percent, and afternoon highs will stay in the low 90s.

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On This Date in Alabama History:  Hank Williams Was Born

On This Date in Alabama History: Hank Williams Was Born

| September 17, 2018 @ 5:05 am

His influence on country and other genres of music was and remains significant.

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An Early Afternoon Look at Alabama’s Weather

An Early Afternoon Look at Alabama’s Weather

| September 16, 2018 @ 1:24 pm

A few clouds from Florence have worked into East Alabama this afternoon, but most everyone else is hot and dry.

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Helene Now A Post-tropical Cyclone

Helene Now A Post-tropical Cyclone

| September 16, 2018 @ 9:43 am

This Is The Last Advisory

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Warm and Dry for Mid-September

Warm and Dry for Mid-September

| September 16, 2018 @ 6:33 am

Dry and continued warm weather will occur today and well into the week ahead with afternoon highs in the lower half of the 90s. A weak front along with increasing moisture levels at the end of the week will lead to isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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Florence Weakens To A Depression But Flash Flooding And Major River Flooding Will Continue Over Carolinas

Florence Weakens To A Depression But Flash Flooding And Major River Flooding Will Continue Over Carolinas

| September 16, 2018 @ 3:45 am

At 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Florence was located near latitude 33.8 North, longitude 81.4 West. The depression is moving toward the west near 8 mph (13 km/h). A turn toward the northwest with an increase in forward speed is expected today, followed by a turn toward the north and northeast with an additional increase in forward speed on Monday. On the forecast track, Florence’s center will move across the western Carolinas today and then recurve over the Ohio Valley and Northeast U.S. Monday and Tuesday.

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Hot September Saturday

Hot September Saturday

| September 15, 2018 @ 12:53 pm

We are seeing tons of sunshine, a few fair weather cumulus clouds in the sky, and temperatures well into the 90s which is well-above average for this time of year.

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