Archive for February 22nd, 2021

Alabama Newscenter — Tawanna Morton Provides Tender Care for Those at a Crossroads

Alabama Newscenter — Tawanna Morton Provides Tender Care for Those at a Crossroads

| February 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

No matter the age group, no matter the problem, Tawanna Morton finds a way to help people in a variety of ways through her substance abuse prevention program.

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Dry Through Wednesday With Mild Afternoons

Dry Through Wednesday With Mild Afternoons

| February 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

SUNNY AFTERNOON: Showers that moved through Alabama earlier today are long gone, and the sky is now mostly sunny across the state with temperatures generally in the 60s… some South Alabama communities have reached the low 70s. Tonight will be fair and cool with a low between 37 and 44 degrees.

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Gulf Coast Rip Current Awareness Week — Day 1: All About Rip Currents

Gulf Coast Rip Current Awareness Week — Day 1: All About Rip Currents

| February 22, 2021 @ 2:30 pm

While the Gulf Coast is known for its beaches, rip currents are a hidden danger that all folks visiting the Gulf Coast should be aware of. We’ll talk about rip current statistics, identifying rip currents, and how to keep yourself safe from them! We want everyone who visits our amazing beaches to have a good […]

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Alabama Newscenter — Sweet Grown Alabama Receives Grant to Increase Locally Grown Grocery Purchases

Alabama Newscenter — Sweet Grown Alabama Receives Grant to Increase Locally Grown Grocery Purchases

| February 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Sweet Grown Alabama has been awarded a grant to track locally grown products purchased by five grocery store and distribution partners.

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Midday Nowcast: Plenty of Sunshine for the Afternoon

Midday Nowcast: Plenty of Sunshine for the Afternoon

| February 22, 2021 @ 11:27 am

The sky is clearing, and temperatures this afternoon are mainly in the upper 50s and lower 60s. Tonight will be clear and cold with lows in the mid and upper 30s.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week 2021: Severe Thunderstorms

Severe Weather Awareness Week 2021: Severe Thunderstorms

| February 22, 2021 @ 10:30 am

Thunderstorms are a familiar occurrence in Alabama. In Birmingham, we average 57 thunderstorm days a year. Mobile averages 79 thunderstorm days. Many find storms to be interesting and even thrilling, but they are dangerous creatures that deserve our respect.

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Alabama Newscenter — UAB Stats Show Early, Effective COVID Vaccine Reach Into Underrepresented Communities

Alabama Newscenter — UAB Stats Show Early, Effective COVID Vaccine Reach Into Underrepresented Communities

| February 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Of the 59,167 vaccinations delivered by UAB and UAB Medicine the past two months, almost 21% of those doses were administered to people who self-identified as Black, 67% white, 7% Asian and 3% Hispanic or Latino.

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Wet Start To The Day; Drier This Afternoon

Wet Start To The Day; Drier This Afternoon

| February 22, 2021 @ 5:45 am

RADAR CHECK: Large areas of mostly light rain are moving across Alabama early this morning with temperatures mostly in the 50s. Rain will end from northwest to southeast during the midday hours, and some clearing is possible this afternoon as drier air moves back into the state. The high today will be in the low to mid 60s for most communities.

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