Category: Tropical

Rain & Some Thunder Today; Drying Out Tomorrow for a Couple of Days

Rain & Some Thunder Today; Drying Out Tomorrow for a Couple of Days

| November 26, 2022 @ 7:00 am

Rain moves in later today with some thunder possible. We’ll dry out by Sunday afternoon and stay dry until late on Tuesday, before we could see a risk of strong storms.

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Some Clouds, Some Sun, & Below-Normal Temperatures Through the Weekend

Some Clouds, Some Sun, & Below-Normal Temperatures Through the Weekend

| November 19, 2022 @ 6:44 am

We’ll stay cool and dry through the weekend and for the start of the holiday week. For now, the daylight hours on Thanksgiving Day looks to be dry, but “Black Friday” shopping will require an umbrella.

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Another Very Cool Fall Afternoon in Central Alabama

Another Very Cool Fall Afternoon in Central Alabama

| November 16, 2022 @ 12:46 pm

The good news is that skies are continuing to clear across the area from northwest to southeast as we have reached the afternoon hours, but much of the area south of the I-59 corridor remains mostly cloudy. North of that, skies are mostly sunny.

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Raw & Chilly Outside During this Gray Saturday Afternoon

Raw & Chilly Outside During this Gray Saturday Afternoon

| November 12, 2022 @ 2:30 pm

It continues to be cold and mostly cloudy across Central Alabama at this mid-afternoon update. For now, radar looks to be clear of any showers, but a sprinkle or two may be occurring somewhere north of I-20 and east of I-65.

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Showers with Dropping Temperatures; Sunny & Very Cool on Sunday

Showers with Dropping Temperatures; Sunny & Very Cool on Sunday

| November 12, 2022 @ 5:00 am

Enjoy the sunshine on Sunday, because it will be the last time we’ll get to see a good amount of it through the forecast period. Get ready for the big cool down everyone has been talking about.

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Early Afternoon Update on Tropical Storm Nicole; Rain Getting Closer to Central Alabama

Early Afternoon Update on Tropical Storm Nicole; Rain Getting Closer to Central Alabama

| November 10, 2022 @ 12:49 pm

As of 12:30 pm, the main bulk of rain associated with Tropical Storm Nicole continues to stay off to our east and southeast, but I wouldn’t be surprised if a few light raindrops or drizzle is falling south of I-20 and east of I-65.

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Late Morning Update on Tropical Storm Nicole

Late Morning Update on Tropical Storm Nicole

| November 10, 2022 @ 10:09 am

Tropical storm conditions will continue along the east coast of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina within the warning areas today.

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Hurricane Nicole Approaching the East Coast of Florida

Hurricane Nicole Approaching the East Coast of Florida

| November 9, 2022 @ 9:01 pm

Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected until Nicole makes landfall along the Florida east coast.

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Nicole Now at Hurricane Strength; Dangerous Storm Surge & Strong Winds Hitting the Grand Bahama Island

Nicole Now at Hurricane Strength; Dangerous Storm Surge & Strong Winds Hitting the Grand Bahama Island

| November 9, 2022 @ 7:12 pm

5 pm CST observations from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that Nicole has strengthened in to a hurricane. The maximum winds are estimated to be 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts.

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TS Nicole Approaching the Northwestern Bahamas; New Storm Surge Warning Issues

TS Nicole Approaching the Northwestern Bahamas; New Storm Surge Warning Issues

| November 9, 2022 @ 9:25 am

On the forecast track, the center of Nicole will move near or over the Abacos and Grand Bahama in the northwestern Bahamas today and move onshore the east coast of Florida within the hurricane warning area tonight.

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Nicole Close to Hurricane Strength & Headed for the Northwest Bahamas

Nicole Close to Hurricane Strength & Headed for the Northwest Bahamas

| November 8, 2022 @ 9:55 pm

Nicole is likely to become a hurricane soon but, given the marginal dynamic and thermodynamic environment, significant strengthening seems unlikely.

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Nicole Continues to Intensify; New Tropical Storm & Storm Surge Watches Issued

Nicole Continues to Intensify; New Tropical Storm & Storm Surge Watches Issued

| November 8, 2022 @ 4:07 pm

Nicole is moving toward the west near 10 mph (17 km/h). A west-southwest motion is expected through early Wednesday. A westward to west-northwest motion is forecast to begin later on Wednesday, followed by a turn toward the northwest and north-northwest on Thursday and Thursday night.

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