Category: Severe Weather

Flooding Threat

Flooding Threat

| October 8, 2017 @ 8:42 am

Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Nate is impacting much of South Alabama and now increasingly East Central and South Central Alabama.

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Tornado Watch For Parts of South Alabama & Florida Panhandle

Tornado Watch For Parts of South Alabama & Florida Panhandle

| October 8, 2017 @ 1:19 am

A tornado threat continues with embedded low-level rotational couplets in the eastern to northeastern convective band of Hurricane Nate.

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Fairfield Tornado an EF-1

Fairfield Tornado an EF-1

| June 24, 2017 @ 3:43 pm

The tornado that occurred in Fairfield on June 22, 2017, was initially considered to be an EF-2, however, with additional survey work performed today, the NWS has decided a high-end EF-1 rating is more appropriate. See the details of their reasoning here.

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A Rare PDS Severe Thunderstorm Watch to the North

A Rare PDS Severe Thunderstorm Watch to the North

| May 27, 2017 @ 5:53 pm

Not something you see very often, but a rare PDS (Particularly Dangerous Situation) Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for portions of the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys.

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Strong Storms Affecting Elmore, Tallapoosa, Coosa, & Clay Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Elmore, Tallapoosa, Coosa, & Clay Counties

| April 30, 2017 @ 4:52 pm

At 4:48 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Stewartville to near Dexter. Movement was east at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

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Radar Update at 12:30PM

Radar Update at 12:30PM

| April 30, 2017 @ 12:31 pm

Dangerous storms over Northwest and West Central Alabama right now with damaging winds and possible tornadoes the threats.

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Radar Update 11:15 a.m.

Radar Update 11:15 a.m.

| April 30, 2017 @ 11:16 am

Strong storms are moving into West Alabama at this time.

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Tornadoes In Progress Across Mississippi

Tornadoes In Progress Across Mississippi

| April 30, 2017 @ 9:28 am

Numerous reports of damage across western Mississippi this morning from confirmed tornadoes. This activity is pushing towards West Alabama.

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HEADS UP:  Tornadic Storms May Reach West Alabama By 10:30 a.m.   Be Ready!!

HEADS UP: Tornadic Storms May Reach West Alabama By 10:30 a.m. Be Ready!!

| April 30, 2017 @ 8:39 am

Tornadic storms may reach Alabama as early as 10:30 a.m. CDT. This could be a serious situation late this morning through tonight. Be ready!

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Mississippi Tornado Watch

Mississippi Tornado Watch

| April 30, 2017 @ 7:26 am

A new weather watch, potentially a tornado watch, is likely to be issued for areas just west of Alabama.

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Tornado Will Reach Western Colbert or Franklin Counties by 3:15 p.m.

Tornado Will Reach Western Colbert or Franklin Counties by 3:15 p.m.

| April 22, 2017 @ 2:45 pm

Tornado is on the ground at 3 p.m. approaching western Colbert and Franklin Counties.

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A 1:15 p.m. Look at the Alabama Weather Situation

A 1:15 p.m. Look at the Alabama Weather Situation

| April 22, 2017 @ 1:17 pm

A severe weather watch may be forthcoming for Northwest Alabama. Storms over Mississippi will intensify and move into Alabama later this afternoon and evening.

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All’s Quiet at Noon; Assessing the Severe Weather Situation

All’s Quiet at Noon; Assessing the Severe Weather Situation

| April 22, 2017 @ 12:07 pm

Here’s a detailed look at the evolution and intensity of today’s severe weather system as of noon.

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New SPC Outlook Out:  No Real Change

New SPC Outlook Out: No Real Change

| April 22, 2017 @ 11:32 am

The new SPC Day One was issued at 11:30. The current forecast thinking still is on track for a round of severe weather late this afternoon and evening across parts of Alabama.

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Radar Update at 8:15 a.m.: Most Folks Stay Dry, But Keep Rain Gear Handy

Radar Update at 8:15 a.m.: Most Folks Stay Dry, But Keep Rain Gear Handy

| April 22, 2017 @ 8:14 am

An update on recent radar and model trends for a busy Saturday across Central Alabama.

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