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Archive for June 21st, 2017

Cindy Will Make Landfall Near Cameron, Louisiana Around 2 a.m.

Cindy Will Make Landfall Near Cameron, Louisiana Around 2 a.m.

| June 21, 2017 @ 9:56 pm

Cindy has top winds of 50 mph and little change in strength is expected before landfall late tonight. The storm continues to bring heavy rains to the northern Gulf Coast.

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Feeder Band Lifting North With Heavy Rain, Some Strong Storms

Feeder Band Lifting North With Heavy Rain, Some Strong Storms

| June 21, 2017 @ 9:42 pm

A strong feeder band associated with Tropical Storm Cindy is lifting northward across Alabama tonight. It should arrive in Birmingham around 1 a.m. or so.

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Today’s High of 75F Is Coolest June 21st on Record at Birmingham

Today’s High of 75F Is Coolest June 21st on Record at Birmingham

| June 21, 2017 @ 8:23 pm

The high of 75F at Birmingham today was the coolest maximum recorded on any June 21st.

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Tornado on the Ground in Covington County

Tornado on the Ground in Covington County

| June 21, 2017 @ 7:13 pm

A tornado has been reported in Covington County west of Opp. It is moving north at 30 mph.

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Flooding Threat Continues; Isolated Tornadoes

Flooding Threat Continues; Isolated Tornadoes

| June 21, 2017 @ 7:10 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video due to ongoing severe weather in far South Alabama** DANGEROUS STORMS OVER SOUTH ALABAMA: As I write this at 2:50p CT a dangerous storm with a possible was approaching Foley in southern Baldwin County… Photo below is from @coachjay37 A tornado watch is in effect for much of the Central […]

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7 PM Update on Cindy:  Heavy Rainfall Continues To Affect The Northern Gulf Coast

7 PM Update on Cindy: Heavy Rainfall Continues To Affect The Northern Gulf Coast

| June 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Tropical Storm Cindy should move inland later tonight near the Texas/Louisiana border. An Air Force plane will be enroute shortly to investigate the storm.

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Cindy May Be Strengthening

Cindy May Be Strengthening

| June 21, 2017 @ 6:42 pm

An oil platform near the center of Tropical Storm Cindy measured a hurricane force wind gust at 5:55 p.m. with a pressure of 991 mb.

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Heavy Rainfall From Cindy Affecting The Northern Gulf Coast

Heavy Rainfall From Cindy Affecting The Northern Gulf Coast

| June 21, 2017 @ 3:41 pm

The center of Tropical Storm Cindy is now visible on the Lake Charles and Houston radars. It appears to have stalled temporarily to me, although the motion over the past few hours is still to the northwest. We don’t have any aircraft fixes on the center since Mission 04 has gone back to base.

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Areal Flood Advisory Issued for Dallas, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Sumter until 7:15P

Areal Flood Advisory Issued for Dallas, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Sumter until 7:15P

| June 21, 2017 @ 3:23 pm

Locations in this advisory have already received upwards of 2.00 inches in rainfall totals, and with another 1-2 inches expected, minor flooding could occur.

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Living His Dream: Benintende Dedicated To Helping Paralyzed Walk Again

Living His Dream: Benintende Dedicated To Helping Paralyzed Walk Again

| June 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Joe Benintende is standing tall.

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Possible Waterspout Coming Onshore At Orange Beach

Possible Waterspout Coming Onshore At Orange Beach

| June 21, 2017 @ 2:34 pm

Possible waterspout has formed just offshore near Orange Beach, and will move onshore very shortly. Track will have it moving towards Foley, Robertsdale, and Summerdale. Moving northwest at 40 MPH.

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WeatherBrains 596:  Pick A Tab, Any Tab

WeatherBrains 596: Pick A Tab, Any Tab

| June 21, 2017 @ 1:25 pm

This week’s WeatherBrains episode is a two hour and 45 minute marathon with two GOES-16 experts! Learn all about the new satellite and its features.

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Cindy Moving Northwestward Toward The Gulf Coast

Cindy Moving Northwestward Toward The Gulf Coast

| June 21, 2017 @ 1:02 pm

Not much change is Cindy as it plods northwestward toward a landfall near the Texas/Louisiana border tonight. Top winds are 50 mph.

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