Category: Tropical

Sam Continues West Northwest as a Category Four Hurricane

Sam Continues West Northwest as a Category Four Hurricane

| September 26, 2021 @ 10:01 am

All of our global and hurricane models turn the major hurricane to the northwest, keeping it at least 300 miles from the islands of the Northeast Caribbean, which is good news. It should not impact the U.S. East Coast unless something changes dramatically.

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Major Hurricane Sam Has Top Winds of 145 mph

Major Hurricane Sam Has Top Winds of 145 mph

| September 26, 2021 @ 4:00 am

Some fluctuations in strength are possible over the next day or so.

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Hurricane Sam Near Cat 5 Status

Hurricane Sam Near Cat 5 Status

| September 25, 2021 @ 9:56 pm

Hurricane Sam continues to rapidly intensify this evening. It is not expected to impact the islands of the Caribbean significantly.

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Sam Becomes a Category 4 Hurricane; Teresa Degenerates Into an Open Low

Sam Becomes a Category 4 Hurricane; Teresa Degenerates Into an Open Low

| September 25, 2021 @ 3:53 pm

While Sam continues to strengthen, Teresa has degenerated into a remnant low

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Late Morning Weather Check Shows Sunny Skies & Nice Temperatures

Late Morning Weather Check Shows Sunny Skies & Nice Temperatures

| September 25, 2021 @ 10:44 am

Any clouds that we had out there over Central Alabama has now dissipated and we are left with crystal clear, cobalt blue skies. Temperatures as of 10:30 am were in the upper 60s to the upper 70s. Several locations were tied as the cool spots at 68 degrees. Troy was the warm spot at 79 degrees. Birmingham was sitting at 72 degrees.

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Teresa Weakens to a Subtropical Depression

Teresa Weakens to a Subtropical Depression

| September 25, 2021 @ 10:03 am

Teresa is expected to become a remnant low by this evening and dissipate on Sunday.

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Sam Has Now Become a Major Hurricane

Sam Has Now Become a Major Hurricane

| September 25, 2021 @ 9:59 am

Sam is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Additional strengthening is expected over the next day or so, and Sam is forecast to become a category 4 hurricane by Sunday.

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Weather Xtreme — No Rain In Sight for a While

Weather Xtreme — No Rain In Sight for a While

| September 25, 2021 @ 6:47 am

No rain is in sight for the weekend and the work week ahead while temperatures will be on a slow warming trend. We could see a back door cold front on Friday that may cool those temperatures off a little.

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Teresa Not Expected to Last Long While Sam Continues to Grow Stronger

Teresa Not Expected to Last Long While Sam Continues to Grow Stronger

| September 24, 2021 @ 10:11 pm

Latest forecasts from the NHC continue to show Hurricane Sam becoming a major hurricane on Saturday while showing Teresa dissipating over the open waters on Sunday.

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