Category: Pre-November 2010 Posts

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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Online Survey About Tornado Warning Lead Times

Online Survey About Tornado Warning Lead Times

| September 23, 2010 @ 3:00 pm | 1 Reply

JoBeth Minniear is a Senior in the Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences at Iowa State University. She is President of their American Meteorological Society Chapter and and Ernest F. Hollings 2009 Scholar. She is also a member of Alpha Sigma Kappa: Women in Technical Studies Alum. She is conducting a survey on tornado waning […]

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NPR Journalist to Visit Birmingham

NPR Journalist to Visit Birmingham

| September 20, 2010 @ 12:22 am | Reply

One of the hosts of NPR’s All Things Considered, Michele Norris, will be at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church on Monday evening, September 27th talking about her new book The Grace of Silence. The book addresses race relations in America and is influenced by time her family’s connection to Birmingham. Here is your chance to […]

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From East Mississippi

From East Mississippi

| September 18, 2010 @ 9:26 am | 5 Replies

Some fantastic speakers Here at the Southeast Severe Storms Symposium at Mississippi State. And, we got to watch J.B. Elliott work the buffet line last night at Pap’s Place…

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Climate Change – Both Sides

Climate Change – Both Sides

| September 14, 2010 @ 9:49 am | 11 Replies

We have now completed two WeatherBrains episodes that present both sides of the climate argument. Most of you know my opinion, and understand that I encourage everybody to listen to both sides. Then, make up your own mind with solid information that doesn’t come from a politician or a journalist that have no understanding of […]

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WeatherBrains 242:  Save The PR-40!

WeatherBrains 242: Save The PR-40!

| September 13, 2010 @ 10:40 pm | 2 Replies

WeatherBrains Episode 242 is now online (September 13, 2010). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain number 1 is a native of Oklahoma and a graduate of OU meteorology program. He recently completed his Masters in Earth Science. He is the Chief Meteorologist at WHNT […]

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JSU Football Weather

JSU Football Weather

| September 11, 2010 @ 5:47 pm | 2 Replies

Sorry, but I for sure did not intentionally overlook JSU. Was trying to do too much because of the zillions of car headed down I-20/59 from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa. At 5:45, still have showers over the NE half of Calhoun County but few (almost none) over St. Clair and Blount County to the west. Looks […]

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Capstone Forecast Update

Capstone Forecast Update

| September 11, 2010 @ 3:12 pm | 1 Reply

Perhaps the forecast for Tuscaloosa has gotten clearer with the most recent radar trends. 1. Showers have just fallen at the stadium at 330 and more are on the way Heavy showers over Pickens and Greene Counties will reach Tuscaloosa around 4 p.m. They will be heavy. Could have some lightning, even though they don’t […]

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