Archive for January 26th, 2021

Alabama NewsCenter — People of Alabama: Dr. John Carpenter of Birmingham

Alabama NewsCenter — People of Alabama: Dr. John Carpenter of Birmingham

| January 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

This is one of the things that people look at and say, ‘Somebody needs to cut all off that stuff back.’ What they really mean is somebody else.

Read More

Some Rain At Times Tonight/Tomorrow

Some Rain At Times Tonight/Tomorrow

| January 26, 2021 @ 3:04 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video today** THIS AFTERNOON: We have a mix of sun and clouds across much of Alabama this afternoon; showers are confined to the far southern counties of the state. Temperatures remain above average, mostly in the 60s. The average high for Birmingham on January 26 is 54. TONIGHT/TOMORROW: A wave of […]

Read More

Alabama NewsCenter — Five Trends Powering Alabama’s Economic Recovery and Growth in 2021

Alabama NewsCenter — Five Trends Powering Alabama’s Economic Recovery and Growth in 2021

| January 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

The pandemic threw a monkey wrench in Alabama’s economy last year, interrupting a golden period of substantial growth and casting doubt on whether the momentum could be regained.

Read More

Midday Nowcast: Dry, but Rain Returns Tonight

Midday Nowcast: Dry, but Rain Returns Tonight

| January 26, 2021 @ 11:32 am

The cold front is stalled across South Alabama as we head into the afternoon hours. Along and south of the front, rain and a few strong storms will remain a threat today across South Alabama. North of the front, we are dry and seeing more sun than clouds with temperatures in the 60s.

Read More

Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power’s Tequila Smith Recognized Among ‘Women Who Shape the State’

Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power’s Tequila Smith Recognized Among ‘Women Who Shape the State’

| January 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Tequila Smith, president of the Alabama Power Foundation and Alabama Power’s vice president of Charitable Giving, has been named one of the “Women Who Shape the State.”

Read More

Dry Air For North Alabama Today; Showers Persist To The South

Dry Air For North Alabama Today; Showers Persist To The South

| January 26, 2021 @ 6:00 am

ON THE MAPS: A cold front is nearing U.S. 80 this morning; a band of showers persists ahead of the front. Those showers will continue to drift slowly southward today, and a few stronger storms are possible later across the southeast part of the state, where SPC has defined a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) of severe thunderstorms.

Read More

NWS Birmingham Clears A Few Counties From the Tornado Watch

NWS Birmingham Clears A Few Counties From the Tornado Watch

| January 26, 2021 @ 2:16 am

NWS Birmingham cancels the Tornado Watch for Cherokee, Etowah, Jefferson, and Tuscaloosa counties.

Read More

SPC Releases New Mesoscale Discussion… Severe Threat For At Least a Couple More Hours

SPC Releases New Mesoscale Discussion… Severe Threat For At Least a Couple More Hours

| January 26, 2021 @ 2:02 am

An isolated severe threat may persist for a couple more hours early this morning before gradually diminishing. A couple of tornadoes and occasional strong/gusty winds should be the main threats.

Read More

Strong Storms Affecting Tuscaloosa, Perry, Hale, & Bibb Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Tuscaloosa, Perry, Hale, & Bibb Counties

| January 26, 2021 @ 1:45 am

At 143 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Mertz, or 15 miles northeast of Greensboro, moving east at 45 mph.

Read More

A Quick Check on Our Weather at 1:40 am

A Quick Check on Our Weather at 1:40 am

| January 26, 2021 @ 1:37 am

A line of rain and storms continues to slowly move eastward through Central Alabama while the individual cells within the line rapidly move northeast.

Read More