Archive for December 14th, 2020

Alabama NewsCenter:  Auburn Department of Aviation Flying High, Poised for Great Future Despite Pandemic

Alabama NewsCenter: Auburn Department of Aviation Flying High, Poised for Great Future Despite Pandemic

| December 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered businesses, curbed progress in countless areas and stunted growth across the globe, but Auburn University’s Department of Aviation has weathered the storm and is flying high as another semester comes to a close on the Plains.

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Clearing/Cold Tonight; Rain Returns Wednesday

Clearing/Cold Tonight; Rain Returns Wednesday

| December 14, 2020 @ 3:01 pm

COLD DECEMBER DAY: While the sun is shining brightly this afternoon over parts of East and Southeast Alabama, the rest of Alabama is under a stubborn cloud cover with temperatures only in the 40-45 degree range. A few spots, like Cullman and Haleyville, are only in the upper 30s at mid-afternoon. The clouds will finally break up over all of Alabama tonight, and we will drop down to near the freezing mark early tomorrow morning.

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Alabama NewsCenter:  Gulf State Park Receives Top Honor From American Travel Writers

Alabama NewsCenter: Gulf State Park Receives Top Honor From American Travel Writers

| December 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores has received a 2020 Phoenix Award from the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW).

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Midday Nowcast: Cloudy and Cold, Some Clearing Later

Midday Nowcast: Cloudy and Cold, Some Clearing Later

| December 14, 2020 @ 11:32 am

After the wet and mild night, we are seeing noticeably colder weather today, and the sky will gradually clear later this afternoon as drier air blows into the state due to blustery northerly winds of 15-25 mph.

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Alabama NewsCenter:  At TexarBama, Two States Plus Two ‘Cues Equal One Winning Combo

Alabama NewsCenter: At TexarBama, Two States Plus Two ‘Cues Equal One Winning Combo

| December 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am

At most Alabama barbecue joints, meat of the porcine persuasion is king. But at TexarBama BBQ in Fairhope, beef also has a strong claim to the throne.

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Clearing/Colder Today; More Rain Wednesday

Clearing/Colder Today; More Rain Wednesday

| December 14, 2020 @ 5:58 am

COLDER, DRIER: A large mass of rain has moved out of Alabama early this morning; it brought rain amounts of one to two inches to much of the state. A small, brief tornado apparently touch down shortly after 1:00 a.m. in Southwest Jefferson County near the Hoover/Bessemer line knocking down some trees and power lines.

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Strong Storms Affecting Randolph, Chambers, & Cleburne Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Randolph, Chambers, & Cleburne Counties

| December 14, 2020 @ 2:45 am

At 243 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 6 miles west of Mars Hills to near Hillabee Creek. Movement was east at 50 mph.

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Strong Storms Affecting Portions of Elmore, Bullock, Macon, Tallapoosa, & Montgomery Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Portions of Elmore, Bullock, Macon, Tallapoosa, & Montgomery Counties

| December 14, 2020 @ 2:40 am

At 238 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Dexter to near Sellers. Movement was east at 55 mph.

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Some Damage Reported from Jefferson County Earlier This Morning

Some Damage Reported from Jefferson County Earlier This Morning

| December 14, 2020 @ 2:27 am

When the storms moved through Jefferson County earlier this evening, some damage occurred in the Lake Cyrus Community. Trees were reported down on Shades Crest Road… some of which fell on some homes.

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