Category: Alabama’s Weather

More Strong Storms About to Move Into Northwest Alabama;  Not Severe At This Time

More Strong Storms About to Move Into Northwest Alabama; Not Severe At This Time

| August 20, 2018 @ 10:21 pm

Strong storms are approaching Northwest Alabama at this hour. They are not severe and are not expected to become severe.

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Storms Approaching Northwest Alabama

Storms Approaching Northwest Alabama

| August 20, 2018 @ 8:35 pm

Strong to severe storms will impact West Alabama’s Franklin, Marion and Lamar counties within the next 30 minutes, but should weaken rapidly as they move further into the state.

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Showers/Storms Remain Possible Tonight

Showers/Storms Remain Possible Tonight

| August 20, 2018 @ 3:35 pm

RADAR CHECK: So far today showers and storms have been more widespread over the southern half of Alabama, where rain has been heavy in spots. Showers are more widely scattered over the northern counties… temperatures are mostly in the 80s.

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A Few Showers/Storms Today; Drier Air Begins To Arrive Tomorrow

A Few Showers/Storms Today; Drier Air Begins To Arrive Tomorrow

| August 20, 2018 @ 5:54 am

ON THE MAPS: We have a deep upper trough for late summer over the nation’s mid-section this morning, driving a surface front in our direction. This setup will bring the risk of strong to severe storms to parts of the Mid-South today, with the primary threat for places like Little Rock and Memphis. SPC has a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) defined for the northwest corner of Alabama…

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Alabama Update at 12:30 p.m.:  More Scattered Showers and Storms Expected Across Central Sections This Afternoon

Alabama Update at 12:30 p.m.: More Scattered Showers and Storms Expected Across Central Sections This Afternoon

| August 19, 2018 @ 12:30 pm

Rain chances will remain higher than normal for the next three days for parts of Central and North Alabama, but don’t look for any major rainfall. Storms could be strong late tomorrow night across northwestern sections.

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Numerous Showers/Storms into Early Tuesday

Numerous Showers/Storms into Early Tuesday

| August 19, 2018 @ 6:35 am

The weather remains unsettled today and Monday with the potential for numerous showers and thunderstorms. A cold front is forecast to move through Alabama on Tuesday bringing a real change with much drier air by Wednesday and Thursday.

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Rain and Storms at Times

Rain and Storms at Times

| August 18, 2018 @ 12:52 pm

More clouds than sunshine cover a large portion of the Southeast today. It remains a very warm and muggy day with most locations in the 80s this afternoon.

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Unsettled Weather Next Several Days

Unsettled Weather Next Several Days

| August 18, 2018 @ 6:52 am

Our weather pattern is forecast to remain unsettled for the next several days with much drier air coming into the Southeast at mid-week. Numerous showers and storms along with plenty of clouds will help to keep highs in the middle and upper 80s for the weekend and into the first of the week.

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Occasional Showers/Storms Over The Weekend

Occasional Showers/Storms Over The Weekend

| August 17, 2018 @ 3:17 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and storms are steadily increasing across Alabama this afternoon as the air becomes more unstable. Some storms this evening over the northern part of the state could become strong; SPC maintains a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) for areas north of I-20. The main threats are small hail and strong, gusty straight line winds.

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A Good Bit Of Showers Out There: It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

A Good Bit Of Showers Out There: It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

| August 17, 2018 @ 1:51 pm

There are plenty of showers and thunderstorms out there mainly south of the I-20 corridor at this hours, while north of that it is relatively quiet, with the exception of a few scattered showers and storms.

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Alabama’s Weather Wet At Times Through The Weekend

Alabama’s Weather Wet At Times Through The Weekend

| August 17, 2018 @ 7:06 am

UNSETTLED SUMMER WEATHER: An approaching wave in the upper atmosphere will make the air more unstable across Alabama in coming days, and we are forecasting scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms through the weekend. We note a few showers forming this morning before daybreak across the central counties of the state.

But, the better coverage of rain will come this afternoon and tonight. A few strong thunderstorms will be involved; SPC has a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) defined for the northern counties, generally along and north of I-20. The main risks are small hail, and strong, gusty straight line winds.

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Occasional Showers/Storms Tomorrow Through The Weekend

Occasional Showers/Storms Tomorrow Through The Weekend

| August 16, 2018 @ 3:41 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers are widely scattered over the northern half of Alabama this afternoon… they are more numerous over the southern half of the state. We also note strong storms over North Mississippi; some of the ones there have reached severe limits. Away from the showers, temperatures are mostly in the low 90s.

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Unsettled Weather Tomorrow Through The Weekend

Unsettled Weather Tomorrow Through The Weekend

| August 16, 2018 @ 7:06 am

A FEW STORMS LATER TODAY: Alabama’s weather won’t change much today… the sky will be partly sunny and hazy, and a few random, pop-up storms will form this afternoon and early tonight. The high will be in the low 90s for most places, and odds of any one community getting wet are about one in four. Another words, very routine weather for August.

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Rain Chances Headed Higher

Rain Chances Headed Higher

| August 15, 2018 @ 3:39 pm

RADAR CHECK: So far a very quiet afternoon across the great state of Alabama. The sky is partly to mostly sunny, and showers and storms are few and far between. There are a few isolated showers and storms over North Alabama, moving to the east. We also note a few storms over far South Alabama associated with the sea-breeze front. All of these will die off after sunset. Away from the showers, temperatures are mostly in the low to mid 90s.

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Plenty Of Sun & Really Hot: It’s Your Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

Plenty Of Sun & Really Hot: It’s Your Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

| August 15, 2018 @ 12:20 pm

Mostly sunny and hot for all of Central Alabama, but some clouds and a few showers are over parts of the northeastern corner of the state. Take it easy if working outside as some locations could touch the upper 90s this afternoon.

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Hot Again Today; Higher Rain Chances Ahead

Hot Again Today; Higher Rain Chances Ahead

| August 15, 2018 @ 7:06 am

HOT AUGUST WEATHER: Birmingham’s official high yesterday was 93 degrees; we are expecting similar heat levels today with most communities climbing into the 91-95 degree range. The sky will be partly to mostly sunny, and it will be rather hazy due to some of the smoke from the wildfires in western Canada and the Northwest U.S. drifting in here in the high altitudes. A few pop-up storms are possible this afternoon, but they should be widely spaced… chance of any one spot getting wet is about one in five.

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Dense Fog Advisory for Parts of Central Alabama

Dense Fog Advisory for Parts of Central Alabama

| August 15, 2018 @ 5:48 am

Visibilities may drop to 1/4 mile or less in fog in the advisory area.

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Heavy Downpours For Parts of Central/South Alabama

Heavy Downpours For Parts of Central/South Alabama

| August 14, 2018 @ 3:41 pm

RADAR CHECK: Thunderstorms with torrential rain are scattered across the southern half of Alabama this afternoon… parts of Lee County were under a flash flood warning earlier in the day; flooding was an issue around Auburn for a few hours. Almost all of the showers and storms are south of I-20, and they will fade away once the sun goes down later this evening.

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