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Alabama Cities Taking to the Water With New Shoreline Public Parks

Alabama Cities Taking to the Water With New Shoreline Public Parks

| August 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

More Alabama cities are discovering, or rediscovering, the allure and economic development potential of their waterfronts.

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Showers Remain Isolated; Most Communities Stay Dry

Showers Remain Isolated; Most Communities Stay Dry

| August 5, 2020 @ 3:04 pm

RADAR CHECK: We do have a few isolated showers across the eastern half of Alabama this afternoon, they are small and moving quickly to the northeast. Otherwise, most communities are dry with a partly to mostly sunny sky; temperatures are mostly in the 87-92 degree range at mid-afternoon. The small showers will fade away tonight after sunset as the air cools and becomes more stable.

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Obex Health Creates Tailor-Made Face Masks to Keep People Safe From COVID-19

Obex Health Creates Tailor-Made Face Masks to Keep People Safe From COVID-19

| August 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Obex PPE is in demand among health providers and supplies high safety for teachers, schoolchildren and people who interact with the public for work.

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A Brief Check on Our Weather As We Move Into the Early Afternoon

A Brief Check on Our Weather As We Move Into the Early Afternoon

| August 5, 2020 @ 1:13 pm

As expected, we have a few isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms that have developed with most of the action occurring south of the I-59 corridor with the exception of a few showers and storms over portions of Blount, Marshall, and DeKalb counties.

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PSC Approves $100 Million Credit for Alabama Power Customers

PSC Approves $100 Million Credit for Alabama Power Customers

| August 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Alabama Power customers will receive a credit in October because the company’s fuel expenses have been lower this year. The amount of the credit is based on energy use and will be $25 for the typical customer.

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Quiet Pattern Continues With Only Isolated Showers

Quiet Pattern Continues With Only Isolated Showers

| August 5, 2020 @ 5:33 am

SHOWERS REMAIN VERY ISOLATED: A very quiet, calm summer weather pattern will persist across Alabama today and through the rest of the week and the weekend. Limited moisture means only a handful of showers or storms around during the afternoon and evening hours; odds of any one spot getting wet today are about 15 percent, then dropping to 5/10 percent tomorrow and Friday. Otherwise, look for partly to mostly sunny days and fair nights.

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As of 10:00 pm, Isaias is Now a Post Tropical Cyclone as it Moves Into Southeastern Canada

As of 10:00 pm, Isaias is Now a Post Tropical Cyclone as it Moves Into Southeastern Canada

| August 4, 2020 @ 9:54 pm

The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the north-northeast near 38 mph (61 km/h), and this general motion is expected with a decrease in forward speed through Wednesday night.

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Center of Isaias Moving Through the New England States

Center of Isaias Moving Through the New England States

| August 4, 2020 @ 8:19 pm

On the forecast track, the center of Isaias will continue to move farther inland over eastern New York and Vermont this afternoon and evening, and over southern Canada tonight.

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Novel Diabetes Drug Candidate Discovered by UAB, Southern Research Shows Promise in Tests of Humans and Mice

Novel Diabetes Drug Candidate Discovered by UAB, Southern Research Shows Promise in Tests of Humans and Mice

| August 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

The University of Alabama at Birmingham and Southern Research have discovered a compound that offers a major advance in the oral treatment of diabetes.

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WeatherBrains 759: She’s Our Cat 5

WeatherBrains 759: She’s Our Cat 5

| August 4, 2020 @ 5:08 pm

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Jenn Narramore, and Kim Klockow-McClain.

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Isaias Racing North-Northeastward Across Eastern New York

Isaias Racing North-Northeastward Across Eastern New York

| August 4, 2020 @ 3:51 pm

Isaias is moving toward the north-northeast near 40 mph (65 km/h), and this general motion is expected through tonight.

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Showers Will Remain Few And Far Between

Showers Will Remain Few And Far Between

| August 4, 2020 @ 3:15 pm

RADAR CHECK: We have a few small, isolated showers and thunderstorms across Alabama today, but most locations are dry with a partly to mostly sunny sky. Temperatures are in the 87-90 degree range for most communities, and the isolated showers will fade away once the sun goes down later this evening.

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