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Helene Now A Post-tropical Cyclone

Helene Now A Post-tropical Cyclone

| September 16, 2018 @ 9:43 am

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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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Warm, Dry for the Weekend

Warm, Dry for the Weekend

| September 15, 2018 @ 6:58 am

Florence remained a tropical storm this morning as it drifts through South Carolina continuing to produce storm surge on coastal areas of the Carolinas and maintaining heavy rain over portions of North and South Carolina. Alabamians waking up to a clear sky across the state this morning with temperatures in the lower half of the […]

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Noaa Hurricane Hunter Plane Indicates Isaac Has Dissipated

Noaa Hurricane Hunter Plane Indicates Isaac Has Dissipated

| September 15, 2018 @ 3:42 am

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Hot, Dry Weather For Alabama; Florence Is Inland

Hot, Dry Weather For Alabama; Florence Is Inland

| September 14, 2018 @ 3:20 pm

HOT SEPTEMBER AFTERNOON: Sinking air on the periphery of Hurricane Florence is bringing a sunny, hot day to Alabama. Compressional heating has pushed temperatures into the mid 90s in a few spots; the average high at Birmingham on September 14 is 86 degrees.

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A Quick Mid-Afternoon Update On Weakening Hurricane Florence

A Quick Mid-Afternoon Update On Weakening Hurricane Florence

| September 14, 2018 @ 1:51 pm

As of 2:00 pm ET: While Florence has weakened to a weak category one hurricane, life-threatening storm surges and hurricane-force wind gusts continue to batter the Carolina coastline, along with torrential tropical downpours that could soon lead to catastrophic freshwater flooding over portions of the Carolinas.

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Hot & Dry Here, Florence Soaks The Carolinas: It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

Hot & Dry Here, Florence Soaks The Carolinas: It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

| September 14, 2018 @ 11:48 am

Radar is free of any rainfall at this point across Central Alabama as there is a good bit of sunshine reaching the surface. Temperatures are currently in the mid-80s to the lower 90s, with Tuscaloosa and Anniston being tied as the hot spot at 91 degrees. Birmingham was sitting at 90 degrees.

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Satellite Sheldon’s Hurricane Face-off:  Exceptional Florence vs. Historic Harvey

Satellite Sheldon’s Hurricane Face-off: Exceptional Florence vs. Historic Harvey

| September 14, 2018 @ 10:56 am

Satellite expert Sheldon Kusselson has given a review of Florence and Harvey from last year at landfall in terms of moisture. Both were all wet.

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Update on Florence At Mid-Morning

Update on Florence At Mid-Morning

| September 14, 2018 @ 9:26 am

The eye of Hurricane Florence is still wobbling slowly southwestward near the coast of southeastern North Carolina. Here is the latest as of 9:00 am CT.

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Hot/Dry Weather For Alabama; Florence On The Coast

Hot/Dry Weather For Alabama; Florence On The Coast

| September 14, 2018 @ 5:57 am

DRY DAYS: Alabama will settle into a hot, dry pattern for the next five to seven days with few, if any afternoon showers or thunderstorms. We are forecasting mostly sunny days and fair nights through the weekend with highs in the low 90s, and lows in the low 70s. The chance of any one community seeing a shower is so small we won’t mention it in the forecast.

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Florence About to Make Landfall Near Wrightsville Beach; Wilmington Records 91 mph Wind Gust

Florence About to Make Landfall Near Wrightsville Beach; Wilmington Records 91 mph Wind Gust

| September 14, 2018 @ 5:27 am

Wilmington NC is in the eyewall of Florence right now and has recorded a wind gust to 91 mph

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Patchy Dense Fog Across Portions Of Northern Alabama

Patchy Dense Fog Across Portions Of Northern Alabama

| September 14, 2018 @ 5:01 am

Patchy Dense Fog has developed across portions of northern Alabama and southern middle Tennessee, with visibilities dropping to 1/4 mile or less in isolated areas.

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A Quick Check On Florence At 9:00 PM CT

A Quick Check On Florence At 9:00 PM CT

| September 13, 2018 @ 9:09 pm

Conditions continue to deteriorate along the Carolina coast as Hurricane Florence continues to slowly crawl towards the shoreline. Amzing total so far… over 12 inches of rain has fallen in Atlantic Beach of Carteret County, NC. As of a few hours ago, over 79,000 are already without power in North Carolina.

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Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Blount And Jefferson Counties Until 9:00PM

Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Blount And Jefferson Counties Until 9:00PM

| September 13, 2018 @ 6:57 pm

At 6:56 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms.

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Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Autauga And Dallas Counties Until 8:15PM

Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Autauga And Dallas Counties Until 8:15PM

| September 13, 2018 @ 6:12 pm

At 6:12 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms.

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An Early Evening Look At Florence

An Early Evening Look At Florence

| September 13, 2018 @ 6:11 pm

As of the 5:00 PM CT Update: Conditions along the Carolina coast continue to deteriorate as the center of Category 2 Hurricane Florence crawls ever-so-slowly to the west-northwest at 5 MPH. Maximum sustained winds are at 105 MPH and the minimum central pressure is at 955 MB (28.20 inches).

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