Category: Tropical

Sunday Weather Xtreme:  Rain Chances for Race Day

Sunday Weather Xtreme: Rain Chances for Race Day

| October 3, 2021 @ 7:35 am

We will be a little rainy today through the first part of the new work week as moisture levels remain high and coordinate with a weakness over the SOutheast to produce showers and storms.

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A Quick Look at the Tropics this Morning

A Quick Look at the Tropics this Morning

| October 3, 2021 @ 6:22 am

Sam is no longer a major hurricane this morning, but it will become a huge extratropical storm over the North Atlantic in the next few days.

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Sam Continues to Weaken While Victor Barely Remains a Tropical Depression Tonight

Sam Continues to Weaken While Victor Barely Remains a Tropical Depression Tonight

| October 2, 2021 @ 9:58 pm

Sam has weakened into a category 3 hurricane and continues to move farther away from land, while Victor remains a tropical depression for now.

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Sam Gradually Losing Strength While Victor Weakens Into a Depression

Sam Gradually Losing Strength While Victor Weakens Into a Depression

| October 2, 2021 @ 4:33 pm

Sam is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Victor’s gradual weakening is forecast over the next couple of days, and could become a remnant low during that time.

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A Few Showers Moving Into the Western Parts of the Area at Midday

A Few Showers Moving Into the Western Parts of the Area at Midday

| October 2, 2021 @ 11:49 am

As of 11:27 am, we do have a few light showers that have moved into the extreme western and northwestern parts of the area, while the rest of Central Alabama have partly to mostly cloudy skies.

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Victor Barely Holding On as a Tropical Cyclone

Victor Barely Holding On as a Tropical Cyclone

| October 2, 2021 @ 10:59 am

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast over the next couple of days, and Victor could become a remnant low by tonight.

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Sam Continues to Move Further Out to Sea

Sam Continues to Move Further Out to Sea

| October 2, 2021 @ 9:59 am

Maximum sustained winds remain near 130 mph (215 km/h) with higher gusts. Sam is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale

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Saturday Weather Xtreme Video: Increasing Shower & Thunderstorm Chances Throughout the Weekend

Saturday Weather Xtreme Video: Increasing Shower & Thunderstorm Chances Throughout the Weekend

| October 2, 2021 @ 6:57 am

Moisture levels will be rising, which will bring a chance for scattered showers and storms throughout the weekend. Rain chances increase for the first half of the work week as a cold front will be moving in.

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Victor Weakening & Becoming Less Organized Over the Eastern Tropical Atlantic

Victor Weakening & Becoming Less Organized Over the Eastern Tropical Atlantic

| October 1, 2021 @ 10:06 pm

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 60 mph with higher gusts. Additional weakening is forecast during the next few days, and Victor is now forecast to become a remnant low Monday night.

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