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Severe Storms Possible Tonight/Tomorrow

Severe Storms Possible Tonight/Tomorrow

| July 20, 2018 @ 3:41 pm

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT TONIGHT: SPC maintains an enhanced risk (level 3/5) of severe storms for parts of Northwest Alabama, with the standard “slight risk” (level 2/5) down to Demopolis, Prattville, and Roanoke. There is a marginal risk of severe storms as far south as Evergreen and Troy.

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Severe Storms Possible Tonight

Severe Storms Possible Tonight

| July 20, 2018 @ 6:28 am

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR ALABAMA THROUGH TOMORROW: An unusually active pattern for July is ahead for Alabama. On the maps, we have a strong upper high to the west, which is responsible for triple digit heat for much of Texas and Oklahoma. And, there is an upper trough with strong wind fields from the Great Lakes down into the southern U.S. This will provide dynamic support for strong to severe thunderstorms for Alabama over the next 36 hours.

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Severe Storms Possible Tomorrow Night

Severe Storms Possible Tomorrow Night

| July 19, 2018 @ 3:21 pm

RADAR CHECK: We started off this day with a batch of rain and storms this morning over Northwest Alabama… but this afternoon the action has shifted over to the eastern counties of the state on the outflow of the morning storms. Most of the rain at mid-afternoon was east of a line from Anniston to Selma; some places there are seeing heavy amounts of rain.

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Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

| July 19, 2018 @ 6:30 am

SUN, HEAT, STORMS: The weak front that drifted into North Alabama has pretty much dissipated, and Alabama is in a moist, unstable airmass this morning. We note a few showers over parts of West Alabama around daybreak, and we will deal with scattered showers and thunderstorms through the day, with most of them coming this afternoon and early tonight. Chance of any one spot getting wet is around one in three; otherwise the day will feature a mix of sun and clouds with a high in the low 90s.

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Hot Afternoon; A Few Storms

Hot Afternoon; A Few Storms

| July 18, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

RADAR CHECK: As expected, showers are few and far between across the northern third of Alabama this afternoon… but we do have a few heavier storms south of I-20 as I write this update at 3:15p CT. Heavy rain was falling over parts of Shelby County, and in the broad zone from Montgomery over to Alexander City and Opelika. Storms are moving slowly to the south, and will fade away later this evening once the sun goes down. Temperatures are in the low 90s in most places, but of course it is cooler where thunderstorms have formed.

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Showers/Storms Most Numerous Over South Alabama Today

Showers/Storms Most Numerous Over South Alabama Today

| July 18, 2018 @ 6:42 am

ON THE MAPS: A weak surface front is creeping through North Alabama this morning; it represents the leading edge of drier air over Tennessee and Kentucky. The front will stall out around I-20 today, meaning the most numerous showers and storms should be over the southern two-thirds of the state this afternoon. Understand we could see a few showers over North Alabama today as well, but they should be pretty isolated. Otherwise, today will be partly sunny with a high in the low 90s.

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Drier Air Creeps Into North Alabama Tomorrow

Drier Air Creeps Into North Alabama Tomorrow

| July 17, 2018 @ 3:32 pm

ON THE MAPS: A surface front is drifting southward through Tennessee this afternoon, and we have a number of showers and thunderstorms over the Tennessee Valley of North Alabama at mid-afternoon. We will maintain the chance of showers and storms tonight as the front pushes into our state from the north. Heavier storms will be capable of producing heavy rain, gusty winds, and lots of lightning.

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Storms Still Possible Today; Drier Tomorrow

Storms Still Possible Today; Drier Tomorrow

| July 17, 2018 @ 5:49 am

MUGGY MORNING: The radar is quiet early this morning across Alabama, but humidity levels remain sky high, and we expect scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms by afternoon, thanks to the daytime heating process and an approaching surface front. Chance of any one spot getting wet later today is in the 50/60 percent range, and the high will be close to 90 before storms develop.

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Showers/Storms Fire Up Later Today

Showers/Storms Fire Up Later Today

| July 16, 2018 @ 5:57 am

AIR YOU CAN WEAR: Deep moisture continues to cover Alabama today with precipitable water values in excess of 2 inches across much of the state. We note a few rogue showers early this morning over West Alabama, but the bulk of the showers and storms will come this afternoon and early tonight. Like recent days, the storms that form will be rather random, but they will be capable of producing heavy rain and some flooding, gusty winds, and lots of lightning. The chance of any one spot getting wet will be in the 60/70 percent range, and the high will be between 87 and 91 for most places.

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Numerous Showers Once Again

Numerous Showers Once Again

| July 15, 2018 @ 6:32 am

Numerous storms forecast once again today, Monday, and Tuesday, but a change to northwesterly flow by Wednesday could spell a break in the number and coverage of storms Wednesday and Thursday. Highs remain mainly in the lower 90s.

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Heat Advisory & Afternoon Storms

Heat Advisory & Afternoon Storms

| July 14, 2018 @ 12:24 pm

It is another hot and humid day, and we are expecting scattered to numerous showers and storms as we head through the rest of today. Plus a heat advisory remains in effect for the rest of the day as well.

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Showers Remain Numerous for the Weekend

Showers Remain Numerous for the Weekend

| July 14, 2018 @ 6:49 am

Heat advisory for portions of Central Alabama today along with the potential for numerous thunderstorms as highs reach into the lower half of the 90s. Little change is forecast for Sunday with storms expected to remain fairly numerous.

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Sun, Heat, Humidity, Storms

Sun, Heat, Humidity, Storms

| July 12, 2018 @ 3:33 pm

JULY IN ALABAMA: It is that time of the year when you can say “hot and humid with scattered storms” and be right 99 percent of the time. We have your classic case of random, slow moving, scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon across the great state of Alabama. Some spots are getting heavy rain; we have another flood advisory in effect for Tuscaloosa at mid-afternoon.

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Scattered Showers/Storms Becoming More Numerous

Scattered Showers/Storms Becoming More Numerous

| July 12, 2018 @ 5:51 am

MOISTURE LEVELS RISING: Models continue to show an increase in precipitable water values across Alabama in coming days, and accordingly we expect to see an increase in the number of showers and thunderstorms through the weekend. Most of the showers will come from 1:00 until 11:00 p.m. daily, but in this kind of airmass we can’t totally rule out a late night or morning shower in spots. The chance of any one spot getting wet later today is in the 40/50 percent range, then rising to 60/70 percent tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday.

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Showers/Storms To Slowly Increase In Number

Showers/Storms To Slowly Increase In Number

| July 11, 2018 @ 3:44 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and storms are widely scattered across Alabama this afternoon, but where they have formed the rain is heavy… one summer soaker brought over one inch of rain to parts of the southern Birmingham metro. Showers and storms are moving slowly southward, and will fade away late tonight.

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Scattered Storms Over West Alabama

Scattered Storms Over West Alabama

| July 10, 2018 @ 3:49 pm

REST OF THE WEEK: Moisture levels will slowly rise statewide, and we will mention “scattered, mostly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms” on a daily basis through Friday. Chance of any one spot getting wet tomorrow is around 30 percent, and then in he 40/50 percent range Thursday and Friday. Highs will be pretty close to 90 as hot, humid summer weather continues.

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