Category: Pre-November 2010 Posts

Exploding Storms Over West Alabama:  Flood Advisory for Jefferson and Shelby Counties

Exploding Storms Over West Alabama: Flood Advisory for Jefferson and Shelby Counties

| June 19, 2021 @ 8:57 pm

A serious situation is occurring in the Tuscaloosa/Northport area when numerous roads are flooded or impassable. The Tuscaloosa County EMA asks that residents stay home and do not drive.

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Spann’s Best Way To The Bama Beaches

Spann’s Best Way To The Bama Beaches

| May 23, 2012 @ 6:10 am | 22 Replies

**This was written in May 2010… but still ranks as my favorite route to the Alabama coast. Enjoy** What a wonderful time of the year. School is out; time to load the kids in the car and head south to the beautiful Gulf Coast. Sure, I know many of you enjoy the Florida panhandle, but […]

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Welcome to November!

Welcome to November!

| October 31, 2010 @ 9:38 pm | 2 Replies

Image by Kathy Bell Welcome to November! “November is the most disagreeable month in the whole year.” Louisa May Alcott November is the transition month to winter across much of the country, and Alabama is no exception. The days are approaching their shortest of the year, and the heat budget is becoming increasingly negative, so […]

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My Tiny Corner of the World

My Tiny Corner of the World

| October 30, 2010 @ 7:49 am | 4 Replies

Already out on a half-mile walk around the walking track this morning, well before sunrise. I enjoyed it even in my short-sleeved shirt. It was 39 degrees. Just me and a little 8-pound puppy and three birds Immediately out the door a bird with a deep base voice objected. He was hidden deep into a […]

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Strange Day…

Strange Day…

| October 23, 2010 @ 8:24 pm | 6 Replies

I have probably had over 100 e-mails today from people telling that their browser was alerting them to the fact that the blog here had “malicious code”. Here is the deal… which involves getting pretty high on the “geek meter”… First off, rest assured there is no malicious code now on the blog, and you […]

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National Weather Highlights

National Weather Highlights

| October 23, 2010 @ 6:17 pm | 2 Replies

As a throwback to the famed weather historian, David Ludlum, I mocked up this National Weather Highlights graphic that mimics the simple images he used to create with a typewriter for Weatherwise Magazine. Hats off to you, Mr. Ludlum!

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Moon Names

Moon Names

| October 23, 2010 @ 4:00 pm | 5 Replies

Still trying out some ideas that may be part of the relaunched AlabamaWx.com in a couple of weeks. Thanks by the way to everyone who participated in the survey. We will be busily implementing your ideas as well. Look for a beautiful Hunter’s moon tonight, rising about 6:14 p.m. CDT, looking huge in the eastern […]

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Hunter’s Moon Tonight

Hunter’s Moon Tonight

| October 22, 2010 @ 8:46 pm | 10 Replies

Did you catch the rising moon tonight? It was so beautiful! If you got a good picture, send it to pictures@abc3340.com. The full moon nearest the Autumnal Equinox is known as the Hunter’s Moon. It is so called because hunters in northern Europe were able to use its bright light to shoot migrating birds at […]

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Oklahoma Earthquake

Oklahoma Earthquake

| October 13, 2010 @ 11:25 am | 4 Replies

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck central Oklahoma Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, but officials said no significant damage or injuries had been reported It was centered near Norman.

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