Category: Tropical

A Rather Nice Iron Bowl Midday In Central Alabama, Even With Some Cloud Cover

A Rather Nice Iron Bowl Midday In Central Alabama, Even With Some Cloud Cover

| November 28, 2020 @ 12:38 pm

As of 12:15 pm on your Iron Bowl Saturday, clouds have moved back in over Central Alabama and up into North Alabama blocking out much of the sunshine. At this point, there is no shower activity showing up on radar and it should stay that way through the remainder of the day.

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Weather Xtreme: Nice Saturday, Rain & Storms on Sunday, Cold Start to the Work Week

Weather Xtreme: Nice Saturday, Rain & Storms on Sunday, Cold Start to the Work Week

| November 28, 2020 @ 5:00 am

While today’s weather will be really nice, showers and storms will invade Central Alabama on Sunday. Very cold air moves in for the start of the workweek as highs will start off in the 40s with lows dipping into the 20s area wide.

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A Just After Midday Nowcast for Tuesday; Strong to Severe Storms Possible on Wednesday

A Just After Midday Nowcast for Tuesday; Strong to Severe Storms Possible on Wednesday

| November 24, 2020 @ 1:07 pm

Skies across Central Alabama are mostly clear to sunny as it is a very nice and cool last Tuesday for the month of November. Temperatures as of the 1:00 pm roundup were in the lower 60s to the lower 70s across the area.

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Weather Xtreme: Dry Saturday with Plenty of Sun; Clouds & Maybe a Shower on Sunday

Weather Xtreme: Dry Saturday with Plenty of Sun; Clouds & Maybe a Shower on Sunday

| November 21, 2020 @ 4:30 am

Your Saturday will feature plenty of sun and mild temperatures across the area, but Sunday will become cloudy and a small chance of rain moves in late.

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Iota Has Officially Made Landfall Along the Northeast Coast of Nicaragua

Iota Has Officially Made Landfall Along the Northeast Coast of Nicaragua

| November 16, 2020 @ 9:50 pm

Hurricane Iota’s landfall location is approximately 15 miles (25 km) south of where Category 4 Hurricane Eta made landfall earlier this month on November 3rd.

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Eye of Dangerous Hurricane Iota Moving Onshore in Nicaragua

Eye of Dangerous Hurricane Iota Moving Onshore in Nicaragua

| November 16, 2020 @ 9:42 pm

Maximum sustained winds are near 155 mph with higher gusts. Iota is an extremely dangerous category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Rapid weakening is forecast after Iota moves inland, and it is expected to dissipate over Central America on Wednesday.

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Iota Now Cat 5, Top Winds 160 mph

Iota Now Cat 5, Top Winds 160 mph

| November 16, 2020 @ 8:52 am

It looks like Iota may be a catastrophic category five hurricane when it makes landfall tonight on the northeastern coast of Nicaragua, near the Honduran border. Devastating storm surge, winds, and flooding will affect both countries.

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Hurricane Iota Now Has Winds of 155 mph, Just Below Cat Five Intensity, Hurricane Hunters Approaching Core

Hurricane Iota Now Has Winds of 155 mph, Just Below Cat Five Intensity, Hurricane Hunters Approaching Core

| November 16, 2020 @ 6:05 am

Hurricane Iota strengthened rapidly overnight and now has top winds of 125 mph and a central pressure of 925 millibars, making it a powerful category four hurricane. Tropical storm force winds are likely already occurring on the northeastern coast of Nicaragua, where the center will make landfall late this evening. Here is the opening paragraph […]

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12:00 am Update: Major Jump in Wind Speeds as Iota is Now a Major Hurricane

12:00 am Update: Major Jump in Wind Speeds as Iota is Now a Major Hurricane

| November 16, 2020 @ 12:05 am

Iota is
now a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Rapid strengthening is expected during the next 24 hours, and Iota is forecast to be an extremely dangerous category 4 hurricane when it approaches Central America tonight.

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Iota Forecast to Become a Dangerous Major Hurricane Soon

Iota Forecast to Become a Dangerous Major Hurricane Soon

| November 15, 2020 @ 10:05 pm

Rapid strengthening is expected during the next 24 hours, and Iota is forecast to be an extremely dangerous category 4 hurricane when it approaches Central America.

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