Archive for February, 2021

A Brief Look at Our Weather Just Before Midnight

A Brief Look at Our Weather Just Before Midnight

| February 28, 2021 @ 11:54 pm

The latest look at the conditions across the area shows that there is a lack of instability across the northern half of North/Central Alabama for the formation and/or continuation of stronger to severe storms.

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Strong Storms Affecting Parts of Madison, Jackson, & Dekalb Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Parts of Madison, Jackson, & Dekalb Counties

| February 28, 2021 @ 11:23 pm

At 1119 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 7 miles south of Sewanee to 8 miles east of New Market. Movement was southeast at 25 mph.

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Severe Threat Continues, But May Be Lessening Just a Little Quicker

Severe Threat Continues, But May Be Lessening Just a Little Quicker

| February 28, 2021 @ 10:08 pm

The latest local mesoscale discussion from NWS Birmingham confirms what NWS Huntsville was mentioning earlier about the severe weather threat diminishes quicker than first expected.

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Alabama Newscenter — Scale Back Alabama Kicks Off 2021 Program With Changes, Extends Registration

Alabama Newscenter — Scale Back Alabama Kicks Off 2021 Program With Changes, Extends Registration

| February 28, 2021 @ 10:00 pm

This year, Scale Back Alabama will be an entirely virtual program. Participants will register online and choose one to three goals to work on throughout the 10-week program.

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Strong Storm Affecting Parts of Lauderdale & Colbert Counties

Strong Storm Affecting Parts of Lauderdale & Colbert Counties

| February 28, 2021 @ 9:44 pm

At 942 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near J P Coleman State Park to 7 miles southwest of Burton. Movement was northeast at 55 mph.

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Latest Mesoscale Discussion Includes the Northwest Corner of Alabama

Latest Mesoscale Discussion Includes the Northwest Corner of Alabama

| February 28, 2021 @ 8:56 pm

A well-developed storm in northern Mississippi may pose a severe threat for the next 30 to 45 minutes before weakening. Watch unlikely.

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Very Active Storms to Our North and Northwest; All Quiet for Us at the Moment

Very Active Storms to Our North and Northwest; All Quiet for Us at the Moment

| February 28, 2021 @ 8:02 pm

As of 7:40 pm, there is not much happening in North/Central Alabama at the moment, but the activity stretching from eastern parts of Texas through the western and middle parts of Tennessee is heading in our direction.

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As We Wait to See What Will Occur for North/Central Alabama, Severe Threat Continues to Our North & West

As We Wait to See What Will Occur for North/Central Alabama, Severe Threat Continues to Our North & West

| February 28, 2021 @ 6:34 pm

Storms have struggled to produce much wind damage up to this point. As the boundary layer cools, the favorable window for damaging wind will diminish within a few hours.

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New Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Portions of Northeast Texas, Northwest Louisiana and Southern Arkansas

New Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Portions of Northeast Texas, Northwest Louisiana and Southern Arkansas

| February 28, 2021 @ 6:01 pm

A severe weather threat continues through the overnight hours for much of the Deep and Mid-South, including Alabama.

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Alabama Newscenter — Recipe: Old-Fashioned Southern Chicken and Dumplings

Alabama Newscenter — Recipe: Old-Fashioned Southern Chicken and Dumplings

| February 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

I’m not sure what it is about a big ol’ pot of chicken and dumplings, but sometimes there’s just nothing that fills your stomach and warms your soul quite like it.

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