Category: Met 101/Weather History

The Great Key West Hurricane of 1846

The Great Key West Hurricane of 1846

| October 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am

Key West experienced the greatest hurricane in its history on this date in 1846.

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Spann’s Live Virtual WeatherReady Fest Weather Classroom Today at 10:00 am

Spann’s Live Virtual WeatherReady Fest Weather Classroom Today at 10:00 am

| September 9, 2020 @ 8:57 am

Catch ABC 33/40’s Chief Meteorologist James Spann over at the National Weather Association’s Virtual WeatherReady Fest 2020 website as he will be presenting a live Weather Classroom for children in grades K-5 (and older if you love weather).

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Today Was One of the Hottest Days in Southern California Weather History

Today Was One of the Hottest Days in Southern California Weather History

| September 7, 2020 @ 7:15 pm

5 stations near Los Angeles exceeded or tied their all-time record highs today. Not for the date, but for all time!

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Laura Will Be Strongest Hurricane to Ever Hit Southwestern Louisiana

Laura Will Be Strongest Hurricane to Ever Hit Southwestern Louisiana

| August 26, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Laura will go down in the record books as the strongest hurricane ever to hit southwestern Louisiana, surpassing Rita and Audrey.

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The July 1952 Heatwave, Drought, Water Shortage, and Forest Fires in Alabama

The July 1952 Heatwave, Drought, Water Shortage, and Forest Fires in Alabama

| July 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

July 1952 was one of the most frightening months in Alabama weather history with excessive heat, a crippling drought, extreme water shortage, and forest fires across the state.

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Satellite Sheldon Says To Be Especially Weather Aware Today & Tonight

Satellite Sheldon Says To Be Especially Weather Aware Today & Tonight

| April 12, 2020 @ 2:34 pm

Satellite Sheldon says to be especially weather aware this afternoon and evening as at least the satellite ingredients continue to develop and move toward Alabama to further raise the potential for both severe storms and isolated heavy rainfall/flash flooding for the rest of this holiday.

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James Spann’s Weather School – Tornadoes

James Spann’s Weather School – Tornadoes

| April 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am

If you missed out on seeing this week’s live feed from James Spann, well we have it on the blog for you! This week’s video is all about tornadoes.

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NWS Nashville Offering Free “Weather101” Classes Online

NWS Nashville Offering Free “Weather101” Classes Online

| March 30, 2020 @ 1:30 pm

Weather101 is a series of FREE online classes to help the public learn about meteorology and forecasting.

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James Spann’s Weather School For Kids

James Spann’s Weather School For Kids

| March 19, 2020 @ 6:34 pm

Just in case you missed the live feed on Facebook this morning, or just want to go back and watch it again, we decided to share the video with you.

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First Central AL NWA Chapter Meeting Of 2020 Pushed Back To March 31st

First Central AL NWA Chapter Meeting Of 2020 Pushed Back To March 31st

| March 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

The first meeting of the 2020 calendar year will feature a talk by Dr. David Roueche (Auburn University Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering) on the findings of research done on mobile/manufactured homes and other weak-framed housing issues in Alabama when dealing with severe weather.

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Satellite Sheldon Shares Information About Our Excessive Rainfall

Satellite Sheldon Shares Information About Our Excessive Rainfall

| March 4, 2020 @ 10:30 am

Satellite Sheldon is back this morning sharing some great information on where our excessive moisture has come from over the past five months.

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Satellite Sheldon’s Take On The Heavy Rain For Central Alabama This Week

Satellite Sheldon’s Take On The Heavy Rain For Central Alabama This Week

| March 2, 2020 @ 2:15 pm

Satellite Sheldon is back and is showing us where the moisture will be coming from that will increase the chances of heavy rain for mid-week and the potential for some flooding issues.

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