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Breezy and Noticeably Cooler Today

Breezy and Noticeably Cooler Today

| April 19, 2018 @ 5:59 am

COOL, BREEZY DAY: A cold front passed through in mostly dry fashion across Alabama last night, and today will be considerably cooler than yesterday with a high only in the low to mid 60s with a northwest wind of 12-22 mph. Tonight will be clear, and as the wind dies down colder pockets are headed back for the 30s early tomorrow morning with a bit of light frost possible. Most of the larger cities will see a low closer to 40.

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Can’t Miss Alabama Offers Musicals, Galas, Festivals, A-Day And A Dam Ride For A Fun-Filled Weekend

Can’t Miss Alabama Offers Musicals, Galas, Festivals, A-Day And A Dam Ride For A Fun-Filled Weekend

| April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

This week’s Can’t Miss Alabama offers musicals, galas, festivals, A-day and a dam ride for a fun-filled weekend.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Naval Blockade Imposed On Confederate States

On This Day In Alabama History: Naval Blockade Imposed On Confederate States

| April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

April 19, 1861: A week after Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln ordered a naval blockade of Southern ports to prevent the export of cotton and the smuggling of arms and supplies to rebel fighters

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Survey: Optimism Abounds As Alabama Business Owners Project Hiring, Wage Increases

Survey: Optimism Abounds As Alabama Business Owners Project Hiring, Wage Increases

| April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

A tight labor market and mounting economic enthusiasm among business owners could equal more jobs and higher wages for Alabama workers in the next six months.

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Cold Passes Through Tonight Mostly Dry

Cold Passes Through Tonight Mostly Dry

| April 18, 2018 @ 3:13 pm

WARM SPRING DAY: Temperatures are hovering right around 80 degrees across the great state of Alabama this afternoon with a good supply of sunshine through scattered clouds. A cold front will pass through tonight… it could squeeze out a few isolated showers, but moisture is very limited, and most communities will stay dry.

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New Exoplanet Hunting Mission Scheduled for Launch Today

New Exoplanet Hunting Mission Scheduled for Launch Today

| April 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am

NASA is looking to launch its latest exoplanet hunter TESS or satellite Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite later today, April 18, 2018. TESS is expected to find thousands of Earth and larger sized planets orbiting suns 200 light years from our solar system.

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Close To 80 Later Today; Cooler Tomorrow

Close To 80 Later Today; Cooler Tomorrow

| April 18, 2018 @ 5:25 am

WARM WEDNESDAY: With a partly sunny sky, we are forecasting a high around 80 degrees this afternoon, a little above the average high of 75 for April 18. Then, tonight, there is a small risk of a brief passing shower thanks to a cold front passing through. Moisture will be very limited, and most communities will stay dry.

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Wednesday’s Look At The Honda Indy Grand Prix Of Alabama Forecast

Wednesday’s Look At The Honda Indy Grand Prix Of Alabama Forecast

| April 18, 2018 @ 5:05 am

Get your tickets for the 2018 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at the Barber Racing Events website. Kids 15 and under admitted FREE with a ticketed adult, courtesy of Alabama Power.

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Hyundai Power Transformers To Expand In Alabama With 86 New Jobs

Hyundai Power Transformers To Expand In Alabama With 86 New Jobs

| April 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Hyundai Power Transformers USA is investing $33 million to increase production at its manufacturing facility in Montgomery, creating 86 jobs.

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Bello Moments At Birmingham’s Bettola

Bello Moments At Birmingham’s Bettola

| April 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

James Lewis has made a name and a niche for himself in a city that is increasingly famous for its food.

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Alabama Power Hosts Education Event At Honda Indy Grand Prix Of Alabama

Alabama Power Hosts Education Event At Honda Indy Grand Prix Of Alabama

| April 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Students from across the region will head to Barber Motorsports Park for the seventh annual Alabama Power education event, in advance of this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

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On This Day In Alabama History: William Rufus King Died

On This Day In Alabama History: William Rufus King Died

| April 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

April 18, 1853: Alabamian William Rufus King served as vice president of the United States for only a few weeks before he succumbed to tuberculosis

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Pizitz

Alabama Legacy Moment: Pizitz

| April 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Public Television is producing a series of videos titled “Alabama Legacy Moments” that offer a quick history of the people, places and stories that have defined Alabama. Done in conjunction with the ongoing bicentennial celebration of the state that concludes in 2019, the short pieces should inspire you to learn more about the rich history of Alabama. “Alabama Legacy Moments”  are sponsored by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and the Alabama Broadcasters Association.

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Cold Front Tomorrow Night; Mostly Dry

Cold Front Tomorrow Night; Mostly Dry

| April 17, 2018 @ 3:11 pm

BLUE SKY AND SUNSHINE: With a cloudless sky temperatures are in the 70s across the great state of Alabama this afternoon; tonight will be clear and not as cold as recent nights with a low in the 50s.

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Tonight Is The 1st Central Alabama NWA Chapter Meeting For 2018

Tonight Is The 1st Central Alabama NWA Chapter Meeting For 2018

| April 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am

The Central Alabama NWA Chapter will hold its first meeting of 2018 on Tuesday, April 17th at 7:00 PM. The guest speaker for this meeting will be Kevin Laws, acting Meteorologist-in-Charge at NWS Birmingham.

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