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Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate Retired from Hurricane Names List

Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate Retired from Hurricane Names List

| April 12, 2018 @ 9:27 am

The World Meteorological Organization has announced the names that will be retired from the hurricane names list in the wake of the destructive 2017 season.

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Tornado Emergency for the City of Coushatta, Louisiana

Tornado Emergency for the City of Coushatta, Louisiana

| April 6, 2018 @ 7:45 pm

A large and extremely dangerous tornado is impacting Coushatta, Louisiana at this hour.

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Watch GOES-S Launch Live Starting at 3:30 p.m.

Watch GOES-S Launch Live Starting at 3:30 p.m.

| March 1, 2018 @ 3:35 pm

Watch the launch of the GOES-S satellite live on NASA-TV. The launch is scheduled for 4:02 p.m. CST.

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Flash Flood Emergency for the Louisville Metro

Flash Flood Emergency for the Louisville Metro

| February 24, 2018 @ 10:06 pm

Dangerous flash flooding is ongoing in the Louisville, Kentucky Metro area. Water rescues are ongoing.

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Shopping With Spann: Meteorologists Tell You What Should Be In Your Storm Safety Kit

Shopping With Spann: Meteorologists Tell You What Should Be In Your Storm Safety Kit

| February 24, 2018 @ 11:08 am

Meaghan Thomas and James go shopping for the things that should be in a safety kit in advance of the upcoming sales tax holiday.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Receiving Weather Alerts

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Receiving Weather Alerts

| February 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Today, we take a look at our last topic for Severe Weather Awareness Week… Receiving Weather Alerts.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Lightning

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Lightning

| February 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Today, we take a look at our next to the last topic for Severe Weather Awareness Week… Lightning.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes

| February 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Today, we take a look at our third topic for Severe Weather Awareness Week… Tornadoes.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Flooding & Flash Flooding

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Flooding & Flash Flooding

| February 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Today, we take a look at our second topic for Severe Weather Awareness Week… Flooding and Flash Flooding.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Severe Thunderstorms

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Severe Thunderstorms

| February 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Today, we take a look at our first topic for Severe Weather Awareness Week… Severe Thunderstorms.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Starts Today

Severe Weather Awareness Week Starts Today

| February 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Governor Kay Ivey has declared February 18-23rd, 2018, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Alabama.

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UPDATE… Another Tornado Confirmed From Wednesday’s Storms

UPDATE… Another Tornado Confirmed From Wednesday’s Storms

| February 9, 2018 @ 6:10 pm

Another tornado touchdown was confirmed during a damage survey on Friday (2/9/18), making a grand total of 6 tornadoes that occurred during Wednesday morning’s storms.

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Significant Improvement of Drought Conditions in Central Alabama

Significant Improvement of Drought Conditions in Central Alabama

| February 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor indicates that drought conditions have improved significantly in Central Alabama. Extreme Drought is no longer indicated in Central Alabama.

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Attention “Blogateers”: We Need Your Help On A Survey

Attention “Blogateers”: We Need Your Help On A Survey

| February 2, 2018 @ 12:44 pm

One of our blog readers, Michelle Curtis, who is a senior at the University of Oklahoma, needs our help with a class project.

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The Coldest Winter We’ve Seen In A Few Years

The Coldest Winter We’ve Seen In A Few Years

| January 31, 2018 @ 2:11 pm

Meteorological winter runs from December to February, and so far, this has been one of the coldest winters in Birmingham history.

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Spring Severe Weather Season Is Fast Approaching… Be A SKYWARN Spotter

Spring Severe Weather Season Is Fast Approaching… Be A SKYWARN Spotter

| January 30, 2018 @ 3:07 pm

NWS Birmingham offers several ONLINE Basic Spotter Courses and a single Advanced Spotter Course each spring and fall.

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NWS Birmingham: Drought Conditions Return To Central Alabama

NWS Birmingham: Drought Conditions Return To Central Alabama

| January 26, 2018 @ 9:01 pm

Severe Drought has developed from eastern Pickens County east across Tuscaloosa, northern Bibb, southern Jefferson, Shelby, southern St. Clair, northern Talladega and Calhoun Counties…

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NWS Birmingham: Maxwell Radar (KMXX) Suffers Major Hardware Failure

NWS Birmingham: Maxwell Radar (KMXX) Suffers Major Hardware Failure

| January 25, 2018 @ 11:45 am

For all you avid radar users and geeks out there, The Maxwell (KMXX) Radar has experienced a hardware failure that’s affecting dual-pol products. Those products will be unreliable until further notice.

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