Category: Tropical

Saturday Morning Notes On TS Barry

Saturday Morning Notes On TS Barry

| July 13, 2019 @ 7:14 am

A few notes this morning on Tropical Storm Barry… Sustained winds are now 70 mph, and on the forecast track, the center of Barry will make landfall along the south-central Louisiana coast during the next several hours.

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Weather Xtreme: Barry Moves Onshore Later Today

Weather Xtreme: Barry Moves Onshore Later Today

| July 13, 2019 @ 7:01 am

All eyes are on the Gulf Coast as Barry will be making landfall later today. How will Barry affect our weather?

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A Quick Update To What Barry Could Bring To Central Alabama

A Quick Update To What Barry Could Bring To Central Alabama

| July 12, 2019 @ 9:19 pm

Barry continues to be a strong tropical storm on this late Friday night with maximum sustained winds at 65 MPH and moving to the west-northwest at 4 MPH.

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Late Morning Look at Barry’s Impacts on Alabama, Gulf Coast

Late Morning Look at Barry’s Impacts on Alabama, Gulf Coast

| July 12, 2019 @ 11:59 am

Barry is nearing hurricane strength late this morning and may become a hurricane this afternoon. Impacts across Central Alabama should be limited to heavy rain mainly west of I-65 and a few isolated tornadoes in the Alabama/Mississippi border counties.

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Barry May Be Getting Better Organized, Still May Reach Hurricane Intensity Before Landfall

Barry May Be Getting Better Organized, Still May Reach Hurricane Intensity Before Landfall

| July 12, 2019 @ 9:22 am

Barry appears to be getting a little better organized this morning and could reach hurricane intensity before making landfall Saturday morning on the Louisiana coast.

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An Evening Look At What To Expect Across Central Alabama From Barry

An Evening Look At What To Expect Across Central Alabama From Barry

| July 11, 2019 @ 7:44 pm

For us in Central Alabama, we’ll have periods of showers and thunderstorms throughout Friday and the weekend with rainfall totals reaching 1.00-2.00 inches east of the I-65 corridor and 2.00-4.00 inches west of I-65.

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Late Afternoon Notes on Barry

Late Afternoon Notes on Barry

| July 11, 2019 @ 5:42 pm

Tropical Storm Barry remains disorganized tonight but will strengthen on Friday. It will make landfall Saturday on the Louisiana coast, bringing flooding, storm surge, high winds, and possibly some tornadoes to a wide area of the southern United States.

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A Midday Look At Our Weather; Plus, Central AL Impacts From Barry

A Midday Look At Our Weather; Plus, Central AL Impacts From Barry

| July 11, 2019 @ 11:55 am

We have a surface boundary set up across the northwestern parts of the state that has become a mechanism to help showers and thunderstorm to develop easier with the heating of the day across the extreme northern and northwestern parts of Central Alabama and up into a good bit of North Alabama.

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Key Messages for Newly Named Tropical Storm Barry

Key Messages for Newly Named Tropical Storm Barry

| July 11, 2019 @ 10:09 am

Barry should become a hurricane late Friday night or early Saturday. It will bring storm surge, flooding rains, and strong winds to areas near and east of where the center tracks.

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A Quick Early Afternoon Weather Update For Central Alabama

A Quick Early Afternoon Weather Update For Central Alabama

| July 10, 2019 @ 2:01 pm

At 1:25 pm, radar still remains rather quiet across Central Alabama, but we do have a few spotty showers that have popped up over the southwestern parts of Jefferson County and the southeastern parts of Tuscaloosa County.

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Update On The Gulf Of Mexico Tropical Situation

Update On The Gulf Of Mexico Tropical Situation

| July 10, 2019 @ 10:51 am

This morning the National Hurricane Center initiated advisories on “Potential Tropcial Cyclone Two”, which should become Tropical Storm Barry within 36 hours. NHC now expects Barry to become a hurricane before reaching the Louisiana coast Saturday. WATCHES ISSUED: A Storm Surge Watch is in effect from the mouth of the Pearl River to Morgan City. […]

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Hot & Humid At Midday, Few Showers Already Firing Up

Hot & Humid At Midday, Few Showers Already Firing Up

| July 9, 2019 @ 11:26 am

We have mostly clear skies across Central Alabama as we are approaching the midday hour, but we do have a few isolated showers popping up over portions of Pike County and down over the southern parts of the state.

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A Look At The Gulf Of Mexico Tropical Situation

A Look At The Gulf Of Mexico Tropical Situation

| July 8, 2019 @ 1:05 pm

On their new afternoon update, NHC continues to show an 80 percent chance of a tropical depression forming over the northern Gulf of Mexico within 5 days. Conditions favor a tropical low forming just off the coast by Wednesday. This will most likely drift westward, and new runs the American (GFS) and European (ECMWF) global […]

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A Few Showers Forming At Midday, Tropical Development Likely This Week

A Few Showers Forming At Midday, Tropical Development Likely This Week

| July 8, 2019 @ 12:05 pm

While most of Central Alabama is quiet at this point on this second Monday of July, we are already starting to see the formation of showers over the western parts of the area, especially over portions of Fayette and Tuscaloosa counties.

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Typical Summertime Weather For Today, Tropical Mischief Looking More Likely Later This Week

Typical Summertime Weather For Today, Tropical Mischief Looking More Likely Later This Week

| July 8, 2019 @ 7:53 am

We continue to have typical summertime weather across Central Alabama for today, but what does our future hold with a possible tropical disturbance forming in the Gulf of Mexico?

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2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts Today… Here Is The Outlook From NOAA

2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts Today… Here Is The Outlook From NOAA

| June 1, 2019 @ 3:35 pm

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting that a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year.

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