Category: Winter Weather

A Few Damage Reports from Gusty Winds; Cold Front Now Invading the State

A Few Damage Reports from Gusty Winds; Cold Front Now Invading the State

| December 22, 2022 @ 9:38 pm

An Arctic cold front was moving to the southeast across the Tennessee around 35 mph. Southwest to west winds will become northwesterly and briefly increase to 20-30 mph with higher gusts. These winds may knock down small trees and unsecured objects.

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Active Warnings & Advisories for the Arctic Blast

Active Warnings & Advisories for the Arctic Blast

| December 22, 2022 @ 12:51 pm

An arctic blast will move through the area this evening, and temperatures will rapidly plummet afterwards.

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The Midday Report — Cloudy & Some Mist for Now; Bitter Cold About 12-Hours Away

The Midday Report — Cloudy & Some Mist for Now; Bitter Cold About 12-Hours Away

| December 22, 2022 @ 11:46 am

Skies across North/Central Alabama are socked in with cloud cover as we are making our run-up to the midday hour on this Thursday before Christmas.

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Late Night Arctic Blast Update for North/Central Alabama

Late Night Arctic Blast Update for North/Central Alabama

| December 21, 2022 @ 9:31 pm

There will be a huge swing in temperatures across North/Central Alabama from what we’ll see for daytime highs on Thursday to what we’ll see for early morning lows on Friday morning.

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Hard Freeze Warning Issued, Along With Wind Chill Advisories & Warnings

Hard Freeze Warning Issued, Along With Wind Chill Advisories & Warnings

| December 21, 2022 @ 2:53 pm

For the locations in North Alabama (Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan counties), there are no changes in the watches and warnings that are in effect at this point; however, there will most likely be extensions to those products later on.

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Wind Chill Watches Extended; Wind Chill Warning Issued

Wind Chill Watches Extended; Wind Chill Warning Issued

| December 21, 2022 @ 10:08 am

With lows expected to be in the single digits, gusty winds, and wind chills dropping as low as -10º to -15º at times, there is a serious threat of frost bite and hypothermia if you happen to lose power or have to be stranded outdoors or in a car.

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Hard Freeze & Wind Chill Watches Issued for Much of the Area

Hard Freeze & Wind Chill Watches Issued for Much of the Area

| December 20, 2022 @ 10:07 am

Temperatures remain below freezing from late Thursday night until at least midday Sunday. Far northern portions of Central Alabama may remain below freezing until Monday.

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Alabama’s Coldest Air Since January 2018 On Its Way

Alabama’s Coldest Air Since January 2018 On Its Way

| December 18, 2022 @ 7:00 am

It will be dreary and chilly week, with some really cold air coming in late Thursday.

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The Midday Report — Skies Clearing in the Northwest, A Few Showers Over the Southeast

The Midday Report — Skies Clearing in the Northwest, A Few Showers Over the Southeast

| December 17, 2022 @ 11:14 am

Just before 11 am, skies were clearing out across the northwestern and northern parts of Central Alabama, while the rest of the area sits underneath mostly cloudy skies.

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Saturday Briefing — Mainly Dry & Cool This Weekend; Big Cold Blast by Friday

Saturday Briefing — Mainly Dry & Cool This Weekend; Big Cold Blast by Friday

| December 17, 2022 @ 5:00 am

Mainly dry and cool through the weekend with showers becoming possible on Monday. An Arctic Blast attacks on Friday after the passage of a cold front. Could we see a few flurries with that system?

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Sunday Afternoon Forecast Update:  GFS Introducing Idea of Some Wintry Precipitation Next Sunday for Alabama

Sunday Afternoon Forecast Update: GFS Introducing Idea of Some Wintry Precipitation Next Sunday for Alabama

| December 11, 2022 @ 2:40 pm

The GFS is throwing an interesting fly into the ointment with next weekend’s forecast with the possibility of a little wintry mischief…but first let’s get through the flooding threat for Wednesday along with a low-end severe threat.

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It’s a Sunny Saturday, but It’s Getting a Little Windy Out There

It’s a Sunny Saturday, but It’s Getting a Little Windy Out There

| March 26, 2022 @ 11:41 am

Some of us will have to hold on to our hats as the breeze will be picking up for the afternoon. If you like cold weather, you’ll get to enjoy the early morning lows on Sunday morning. Freeze warnings and frost advisories have already been issued.

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Late Afternoon Weather Check-Up

Late Afternoon Weather Check-Up

| March 13, 2022 @ 3:00 pm

At the 3 pm roundup, temperatures were in the 50s all across Central Alabama, ranging from as warm as 58º in both Troy and Demopolis, to as cool as 53º in Gadsden, Prattville, and Talladega.

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Weather Xtreme — Bright, Sunny, & Warmer Today; Rain & Storms Return on Tuesday

Weather Xtreme — Bright, Sunny, & Warmer Today; Rain & Storms Return on Tuesday

| March 13, 2022 @ 6:56 am

We’ll have beautiful weather after we step out of the deep freeze today, but showers and thunderstorms will return on Tuesday.

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