Archive for December 29th, 2019

A Quick Check At 9:00 PM: Tornado Watch Has Expired

A Quick Check At 9:00 PM: Tornado Watch Has Expired

| December 29, 2019 @ 9:06 pm

As of 8:57 pm, the line of storms was right ahead of the cold front and was stretching from Scottsboro in the northeast corner of North/Central Alabama down to the southwest through Birmingham and down to just east of Linden in Marengo County.

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Area Flood Warning: Parts of Marshall, Madison, Limestone, Cullman, Morgan, Jackson Counties Until 11:45 PM

Area Flood Warning: Parts of Marshall, Madison, Limestone, Cullman, Morgan, Jackson Counties Until 11:45 PM

| December 29, 2019 @ 8:52 pm

At 849 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated a slow moving band of thunderstorms producing very heavy rainfall rates up to 1 inch per hour.

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A Few More Counties Removed From Watch

A Few More Counties Removed From Watch

| December 29, 2019 @ 8:09 pm

Colbert, Franklin, and Lauderdale counties have been removed from the tornado watch as the severe threat has ended for those counties.

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A Few Counties Removed From The Tornado Watch

A Few Counties Removed From The Tornado Watch

| December 29, 2019 @ 7:37 pm

The severe weather threat has ended for a few counties and the National Weather Service office in Birmingham has remove those counties from the watch.

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A Quick Check On Our Weather Situation Just Before 7:00 PM; Risks Have Been Trimmed Some

A Quick Check On Our Weather Situation Just Before 7:00 PM; Risks Have Been Trimmed Some

| December 29, 2019 @ 6:57 pm

At 6:45 PM, a line of strong thunderstorms continues to push eastward across the west and northwestern parts of North/Central Alabama. No active warnings are in effect at this point, but we’ve had a few issued over the past couple of hours.

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Heads Up Northwestern Portions Of Central Alabama; Severe Potential Continues

Heads Up Northwestern Portions Of Central Alabama; Severe Potential Continues

| December 29, 2019 @ 6:31 pm

A corridor of greater severe potential exists across western portions of Central Alabama this evening. Damaging wind gusts and a tornado or two will be possible over the next couple of hours.

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Latest Mesoscale Discussion Is Out From SPC… Severe Threat Continues

Latest Mesoscale Discussion Is Out From SPC… Severe Threat Continues

| December 29, 2019 @ 6:11 pm

The threat of severe storms continues across the northwestern and western parts of North/Central Alabama.

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Areal Flood Warning: Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, & Lawrence Counties Until 9:00 PM

Areal Flood Warning: Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, & Lawrence Counties Until 9:00 PM

| December 29, 2019 @ 6:06 pm

At 559 PM CST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms with heavy rain over parts of northwestern Alabama. The rain is causing flooding. Up to 2.5 inches of rain have already fallen over parts of the area.

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Katherine Cobbs Makes Holiday Spirits Bright With ‘Cookies & Cocktails’

Katherine Cobbs Makes Holiday Spirits Bright With ‘Cookies & Cocktails’

| December 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Birmingham food writer Katherine Cobbs has worked on cookbooks with several well-known chefs. Her solo book series on food-and-drink pairings kicks off with “Cookies & Cocktails.”

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