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On This Day In Alabama History: Nancy Jan Davis Completed Last Space Flight

On This Day In Alabama History: Nancy Jan Davis Completed Last Space Flight

| August 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

August 19, 1997 : Nancy Jan Davis and the crew of the Discovery landed at Kennedy Space Center after a 12-day mission that included 189 orbits and 4.7 million miles around the Earth

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Have Uab Scientists Found The Genetic Key To Reverse Wrinkles And Hair Loss Associated With Aging?

Have Uab Scientists Found The Genetic Key To Reverse Wrinkles And Hair Loss Associated With Aging?

| August 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Wrinkled skin and hair loss are hallmarks of aging. What if they could be reversed?

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Rain and Storms at Times

Rain and Storms at Times

| August 18, 2018 @ 12:52 pm

More clouds than sunshine cover a large portion of the Southeast today. It remains a very warm and muggy day with most locations in the 80s this afternoon.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 17th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 17th, 2018

| August 18, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for August 17th, 2018 was 91F.  The low was 75F.

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Unsettled Weather Next Several Days

Unsettled Weather Next Several Days

| August 18, 2018 @ 6:52 am

Our weather pattern is forecast to remain unsettled for the next several days with much drier air coming into the Southeast at mid-week. Numerous showers and storms along with plenty of clouds will help to keep highs in the middle and upper 80s for the weekend and into the first of the week.

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Tuscaloosa Homes Selling 24 Days Faster On Average Compared To One Year Ago

Tuscaloosa Homes Selling 24 Days Faster On Average Compared To One Year Ago

| August 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Tuscaloosa Homes Selling 24 Days Faster On Average Compared To One Year Ago

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Recipe: Oreo Pound Cake

Recipe: Oreo Pound Cake

| August 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

I’ve always loved a good pound cake. From sour cream to cream cheese to lemon to caramel, I love them all. There’s just something about the simplicity of a perfectly executed cake, but it’s an art. There are so many variables that can affect the end product.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Birmingham Barons Inaugurated Rickwood Field

On This Day In Alabama History: Birmingham Barons Inaugurated Rickwood Field

| August 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

August 18, 1910 : With more than 10,000 fans attending, the Birmingham Barons defeated the Montgomery Climbers in the first game at what is now the nation’s oldest operating ballpark

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Tuskegee Grad Makes History As First Black Female Pilot In Alabama National Guard

Tuskegee Grad Makes History As First Black Female Pilot In Alabama National Guard

| August 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

When 2nd Lt. Kayla Freeman wore her wings for the first time on the stage of Fort Rucker’s Army Aviation school, she didn’t consider how historic the moment was.

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Ernesto Now A Post-tropical Cyclone

Ernesto Now A Post-tropical Cyclone

| August 18, 2018 @ 3:35 am

This Is The Last Advisory

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Occasional Showers/Storms Over The Weekend

Occasional Showers/Storms Over The Weekend

| August 17, 2018 @ 3:17 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and storms are steadily increasing across Alabama this afternoon as the air becomes more unstable. Some storms this evening over the northern part of the state could become strong; SPC maintains a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) for areas north of I-20. The main threats are small hail and strong, gusty straight line winds.

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A Good Bit Of Showers Out There: It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

A Good Bit Of Showers Out There: It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

| August 17, 2018 @ 1:51 pm

There are plenty of showers and thunderstorms out there mainly south of the I-20 corridor at this hours, while north of that it is relatively quiet, with the exception of a few scattered showers and storms.

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Alabama Fireball Late Last Night

Alabama Fireball Late Last Night

| August 17, 2018 @ 1:45 pm

A meteor streaking over Alabama just after midnight last night lit up the southern sky. It was seen by many… here is the report from Bill Cooke, Lead, NASA Meteoroid Environment Office… Last night, at 12:19 AM Central Daylight Time, numerous eyewitnesses in the SouthEast reported seeing a very bright fireball, which was also detected […]

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Remember Hurricane Camille:  Pete Wentzell’s Story

Remember Hurricane Camille: Pete Wentzell’s Story

| August 17, 2018 @ 8:01 am

On this date 49 years ago, residents along the Mississippi Gulf Coast were waking up to the surprising news that one of the strongest hurricanes in history was heading their way.

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Alabama’s Weather Wet At Times Through The Weekend

Alabama’s Weather Wet At Times Through The Weekend

| August 17, 2018 @ 7:06 am

UNSETTLED SUMMER WEATHER: An approaching wave in the upper atmosphere will make the air more unstable across Alabama in coming days, and we are forecasting scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms through the weekend. We note a few showers forming this morning before daybreak across the central counties of the state.

But, the better coverage of rain will come this afternoon and tonight. A few strong thunderstorms will be involved; SPC has a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) defined for the northern counties, generally along and north of I-20. The main risks are small hail, and strong, gusty straight line winds.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 16th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 16th, 2018

| August 17, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for August 16th, 2018 was 94F.  The low was 75F.

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Alabama Fireball In The Midnight Sky Captured By Multiple Cameras

Alabama Fireball In The Midnight Sky Captured By Multiple Cameras

| August 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

A meteor streaking over Alabama just after midnight last night lit up the Southern sky. It was seen by many.

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Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Auburn University

Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Auburn University

| August 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Auburn was on its way to a storybook ending to its 2017 season. The Tigers came back from a demoralizing loss to LSU to knock off top-ranked Georgia and Alabama to earn a berth in the SEC Championship Game as the West Division winner.

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