Category: Met 101/Weather History

Sunday Weather Xtreme Video:  Late Summer Warmth for Alabama; Could See Nicholas in the Gulf This Week

Sunday Weather Xtreme Video: Late Summer Warmth for Alabama; Could See Nicholas in the Gulf This Week

| September 12, 2021 @ 7:00 am

More tropical development is expected in the western Gulf of Mexico this week, and we could see Tropical Storm Nicholas form in the next 36 hours or so.

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Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 7: Complete A Written Plan

Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 7: Complete A Written Plan

| May 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am

The time to prepare for a hurricane is before the season begins, when you have the time and are not under pressure. If you wait until a hurricane is on your doorstep, the odds are that you will be under duress and will make the wrong decisions. Take the time now to write down your hurricane plan.

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Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 6: Help Your Neighbor

Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 6: Help Your Neighbor

| May 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Once you and your family are prepared, directly help individual family members or friends who are especially vulnerable and need help preparing, surviving, and recovering from hurricanes.

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Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 5: Strengthen Your Home

Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 5: Strengthen Your Home

| May 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Preparing your home for hurricanes can mean the difference between minor damage and complete destruction. Strengthening your home to withstand high winds can be as easy as the ABCs.

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Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 4: Get An Insurance Checkup

Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 4: Get An Insurance Checkup

| May 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Understanding your insurance needs is an essential preparation step for you and your family. Getting the right type and amount of insurance can help you recover more quickly from disaster and avoid years of financial challenges.

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Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 3: Assemble Disaster Supplies

Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 3: Assemble Disaster Supplies

| May 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am

You’re going to need supplies not just to get through the storm but for the potentially lengthy and unpleasant aftermath.

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Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 2: Develop an Evacuation Plan

Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 2: Develop an Evacuation Plan

| May 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am

The first thing you need to do is find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone. If you do, now is the time to begin planning where you would go and how you would get there.

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Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 1:  Determine Your Risk

Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 1: Determine Your Risk

| May 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Find out today what types of wind and water hazards could happen where you live, and then start preparing how to handle them.

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The April 27th, 2011 Super Outbreak in My Own Words by Chris Darden

The April 27th, 2011 Super Outbreak in My Own Words by Chris Darden

| May 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

Chris Darden, the Meteorologist-in-Charge at NWS Birmingham, shares his magnificent story of his experiences leading up to and the several days after the April 27th, 2011 Super Outbreak.

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