Category: Pre-November 2010 Posts

Book Review:  “And Hell Followed With It”

Book Review: “And Hell Followed With It”

| October 8, 2010 @ 1:41 pm | 7 Replies

Legend said that Burnett’s Mound would always protect the city of Topeka, Kansas from a tornado. The large mound, located southwest of the city was said to have been blessed by an Indian chief. It turns out that the legend was likely more of a ploy by City leaders to minimize the negative perception that […]

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Welcome to October!

Welcome to October!

| October 1, 2010 @ 5:49 pm | 4 Replies

Photo credit: Kathy Bell, kbella photography October is arguably the nicest month for weather in Central Alabama. Of course, a slow day-long soaking rain probably sounds good about now. October ranks as the driest month in Birmingham with an average 3.23 inches of rainfall in the month. 11.90 inches fell in October 1995, thanks to […]

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iTunes Changes

iTunes Changes

| September 29, 2010 @ 4:26 pm | 1 Reply

We have changed the feeds for some of our products that are available on iTunes. If you are using them, please make a note of these changes… ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme Video ABC 33/40 Daily Audio Forecast Just follow the links and you can subscribe from there….

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Statewide Fire Alert Remains In Effect

Statewide Fire Alert Remains In Effect

| September 29, 2010 @ 2:13 pm | Reply

All 67 counties in the state of Alabama continue under a Fire Alert. Although the rain of the past weekend was welcome, it was not enough to significantly decrease the wildfire danger. While under this Fire Alert, outdoor burning is restricted. In the last 30 days, 535 wildfires have occurred in Alabama burning approximately 5,877 […]

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More East Alabama Hail

More East Alabama Hail

| September 27, 2010 @ 5:35 pm | 3 Replies

Lots of hail falling from the storms over East Alabama this afternoon due to the cold air aloft. This video is from Brunda Revanna:

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All Time Record High at Los Angeles Today

All Time Record High at Los Angeles Today

| September 27, 2010 @ 5:01 pm | 3 Replies

This is a pretty significant record at Downtown Los Angeles today… At LAX…the mercury peaked at 11 a.m. at 103F, but fell after that due to a westerly wind kicking (bringing cooler air from the ocean.) NOUS46 KLOX 271928 PNSLOX PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA 1230 PM PDT MON SEP 27 […]

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Alabama Update 6:20 p.m.

Alabama Update 6:20 p.m.

| September 25, 2010 @ 6:17 pm | 1 Reply

A few isolated showers are on radar at this hour across the middle of the state from eastern Tuscaloosa through parts of Jefferson County and over East Alabama’s Randolph County. One is right over I-65 in the Homewood area. Everything looks good around Auburn for the big battle at Jordan-Hare. There could be a shower […]

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90…Again…and a War Eagle Weather Update

90…Again…and a War Eagle Weather Update

| September 25, 2010 @ 2:58 pm | 1 Reply

WON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN: J.B.’s favorite band, The Who, sang those lyrics about revolution back in 1971. I am going to claim them in relation to the summer that won’t quit, the summer of 2010. This morning, I predicted that the mercury would not reach 90F at Birmingham today, but stop in the upper 80s. […]

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Tennessee Amber Alert

Tennessee Amber Alert

| September 24, 2010 @ 4:34 pm | Reply

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED AMBER ALERT MESSAGE TBI NASHVILLE TN RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN 356 PM CDT FRI SEP 24 2010 /456 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2010/ …OFFICIAL AMBER ALERT… THIS IS A CHILD ABDUCTION EMERGENCY RECEIVED BY THE TENNESSEE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION A STATEWIDE AMBER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED […]

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