Archive for February 1st, 2021

Alabama Newscenter — Grant Stuard Receives Alabama Power Community Service Award at 2021 Reese’s Senior Bowl

Alabama Newscenter — Grant Stuard Receives Alabama Power Community Service Award at 2021 Reese’s Senior Bowl

| February 1, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Former University of Houston linebacker Grant Stuard was recently selected by the Reese’s Senior Bowl as the recipient of its Alabama Power Community Service Award.

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Clearing, Cold Tonight; Even Colder Early Next Week

Clearing, Cold Tonight; Even Colder Early Next Week

| February 1, 2021 @ 2:58 pm

RAW WINTER DAY: Clouds persist over most of Alabama this afternoon, and temperatures have barely moved from early morning values. We are seeing mostly mid to upper 30s over North Alabama, with 40s to the south. A few snow flurries will remain possible this evening, but the sky will clear late tonight as dry air works in from the northwest. We project lows early tomorrow in the mid 20s for most communities.

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Alabama Newscenter — Why It’s Safe and Important to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Alabama Newscenter — Why It’s Safe and Important to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

| February 1, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

UAB experts note that the COVID-19 vaccine may help keep you from getting seriously ill, even if you do get the virus. Getting vaccinated also may protect people around you – particularly those at greater risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

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Midday Nowcast: Cloudy, Cold, and Blustery

Midday Nowcast: Cloudy, Cold, and Blustery

| February 1, 2021 @ 11:14 am

A cold front moved through Alabama late Sunday, and in its wake, we start the week off cloudy, breezy, and cold, due to the northerly flow off of the backside of the departing low.

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Alabama Newscenter — Alabama Distribution Corridor Shifts to High Gear With Amazon in Bessemer

Alabama Newscenter — Alabama Distribution Corridor Shifts to High Gear With Amazon in Bessemer

| February 1, 2021 @ 10:00 am

In the 1980s, after Pullman Standard closed its manufacturing plant in Bessemer, unemployment in the bedroom community of Birmingham reached a record high of 36%.

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Cloudy, Windy, Cold Today; A Few Flurries

Cloudy, Windy, Cold Today; A Few Flurries

| February 1, 2021 @ 5:56 am

COLD AIR RETURNS: Parts of Alabama enjoyed 70 degree warmth yesterday, but cold air returned last night, and today will be a raw winter day for the state. Clouds linger through the day with an icy northwest wind of 15-25 mph. A few snow flurries or showers are likely over the northern counties today, but no impact is expected.

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