Archive for February 23rd, 2021

Alabama Newscenter — People of Alabama: Melinda Howard of Birmingham

Alabama Newscenter — People of Alabama: Melinda Howard of Birmingham

| February 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Howard is a surgical technician for St. Vincent’s Hospital and has been there for 15 years. She also works part-time as a surgical tech at UAB Highlands. Her time in the operating room has taught her some key life lessons.

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Just Like Spring This Afternoon

Just Like Spring This Afternoon

| February 23, 2021 @ 3:02 pm

WARM WINTER DAY: One week ago, snow was on the ground across much of North and West Alabama… but today temperatures have exceeded 70 degrees with sunshine in full supply. About the only thing we see on satellite images this afternoon is a large smoke plume south/southeast of Tuscaloosa; most likely a prescribed burn in the Talladega National Forest.

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Gulf Coast Rip Current Awareness Week — Day 2: All About Rip Currents

Gulf Coast Rip Current Awareness Week — Day 2: All About Rip Currents

| February 23, 2021 @ 2:30 pm

Did you know that waves do not need to be huge for rip currents to form? Rip Currents are strongest at low tide but can form at any time.

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Alabama Newscenter — Parkside Development in Birmingham Moves Forward

Alabama Newscenter — Parkside Development in Birmingham Moves Forward

| February 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Birmingham developer Orchestra Partners has broken ground on Urban Supply, a mixed-use redevelopment of historic buildings at the west end of Birmingham’s Parkside district.

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Midday Nowcast: Severe Clear with Mild Temperatures

Midday Nowcast: Severe Clear with Mild Temperatures

| February 23, 2021 @ 10:51 am

It was definitely a chilly morning across the state, but under a sky full of sunshine, thanks to an area of high pressure over the region, we are warming up nicely, giving us a taste of spring today.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week 2021: Flooding & Flash Flooding

Severe Weather Awareness Week 2021: Flooding & Flash Flooding

| February 23, 2021 @ 10:30 am

Central Alabama is susceptible to flooding year-round due to its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and the nearly unlimited supply of moisture it provides.

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Alabama Newscenter — Arbor Week: Tree Giveaways in Communities Throughout the State

Alabama Newscenter — Arbor Week: Tree Giveaways in Communities Throughout the State

| February 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Over 4,000 trees were given away during Arbor Day celebrations in Jacksonville and Anniston through community partnerships with Alabama Power.

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Nice Warm-Up Today; Lots Of Sun

Nice Warm-Up Today; Lots Of Sun

| February 23, 2021 @ 5:35 am

BIG WARM-UP: We are starting off the day around the freezing mark across much of North/Central Alabama, but we expect a big warm-up today with sunshine in full supply… the high will be in the 65-70 degree range this afternoon. Tomorrow will be another sunny day with a high around 70 degrees.

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