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Hot Afternoons; Slowly Rising Humidity Levels

Hot Afternoons; Slowly Rising Humidity Levels

| June 7, 2018 @ 5:54 am

HEAT, HUMIDITY VALUES SLOWLY RISING: We are projecting a high in the 91-94 degree range for most North/Central Alabama communities today and tomorrow with higher humidity levels as well… the summer “feel” is coming back. The sky will be mostly sunny today and tomorrow, and while the chance of an afternoon shower is not zero, any showers and storms should be few and far between, and mainly over far East and South Alabama.

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Rising Heat/Humidity Levels By The Weekend

Rising Heat/Humidity Levels By The Weekend

| June 6, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

TOMORROW/FRIDAY: Dry air stays in place, and North/Central Alabama will stat dry tomorrow and Friday with sunny days; heat levels will creep up with highs in the low 90s. A few scattered storms could pop up across far South Alabama, but even there many places will be dry.

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Dry Air Stays In Place Through Friday

Dry Air Stays In Place Through Friday

| June 6, 2018 @ 5:54 am

STILL DRY: We will warm quickly today with sunshine in full supply; we project a high in the 87-90 degree range this afternoon. But, humidity levels will stay low.

TOMORROW/FRIDAY: Not much change as a dry airmass stays in place over North/Central Alabama… sunny days, clear nights. Maybe a few widely scattered storms near the Gulf Coast, but even there will be a good supply of sunshine. Heat levels creep up with afternoon highs rising into the low 90s.

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Dry Across North/Central Alabama Through Friday

Dry Across North/Central Alabama Through Friday

| June 5, 2018 @ 3:15 pm

THIS AFTERNOON: We have a very pleasant early June afternoon in progress across the northern half of the state with sunshine through high clouds and temperatures generally below the average high of 86 for June 5. Humidity values remain low as well… the deeper moisture is confined to the southern quarter of the state, where showers and storms have been moving through.

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North/Central Alabama Dry Through Friday

North/Central Alabama Dry Through Friday

| June 5, 2018 @ 6:26 am

REFRESHING MORNING: Our Skywatcher at Black Creek, just northeast of Gadsden in Etowah County, Vic Bell, reports a refreshing 53 degrees just before daybreak this morning. We are seeing temperatures also in the 50s in places like Fort Payne and Cullman. With a dry airmass in place, we rise into the mid to upper 80s this afternoon.

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Most Of The State Dry Through Friday

Most Of The State Dry Through Friday

| June 4, 2018 @ 3:12 pm

SEVERE CLEAR: It is a remarkably nice day for June in Alabama. Low dewpoints mean the weather is not very humid, we have a cobalt blue sky with excellent visibility (no haze), temperatures are below 90, and tonight will be pleasantly cool. We stay clear and while most places will see a low in the low 60s tomorrow, but cooler pockets dip into the 50s.

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Lower Humidity, Cooler Nights, No Showers

Lower Humidity, Cooler Nights, No Showers

| June 4, 2018 @ 6:02 am

DRY AIR: we have a nice surge of dry, continental air now moving into our state. Look for sunshine in full supply today with a high in the 86-89 degree range. Dewpoints have dropped into the 50s, so humidity values will be rather low for early summer. Tomorrow morning will be very pleasant with lows in the low 60s… but cooler pockets will visit the 50s.

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Storms Today; Drier into Start of Week

Storms Today; Drier into Start of Week

| June 3, 2018 @ 6:31 am

Storms will move through Alabama ahead of a cold front with a marginal risk for isolated damaging wind. By Monday we should see lower humidity with dew points dropping back into the 50s. Highs will be in the mid 80s Monday and Tuesday but climb into the lower 90s by the end of the week.

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Hot and Humid Saturday Afternoon

Hot and Humid Saturday Afternoon

| June 2, 2018 @ 12:42 pm

Stepping outside and it is downright sticky…Dewpoints are in the mid to upper 70s, which is about as high as they get in Alabama, we are seeing a mix of sun and clouds

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Weekend Storms, Drier Next Week

Weekend Storms, Drier Next Week

| June 2, 2018 @ 6:49 am

Showers and storms remain scattered for the weekend, but a cold front pushing through Alabama on Sunday promises drier weather for the week ahead. Highs will be primarily in the 80s with lows well down into the 60s. The lower humidity will feel good for the first three days of next week.

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Severe Storms Remain Possible Across Central Alabama

Severe Storms Remain Possible Across Central Alabama

| June 1, 2018 @ 3:30 pm

THE ALABAMA WEEKEND: A few strong storms are possible tomorrow, but they should be pretty widely scattered, and mostly during the afternoon and evening hours. Otherwise, tomorrow will be partly sunny with a high close to 90 degrees. We note SPC has a “marginal” (level 1 out of 5) severe weather risk in place for much of the state… where storms do form tomorrow they could produce hail and gusty winds.

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A Few Strong/Severe Storms Possible Later Today

A Few Strong/Severe Storms Possible Later Today

| June 1, 2018 @ 6:21 am

EARLY THIS MORNING: We have a weakening band of showers and storms pushing through North and West Alabama, and a few isolated storms over the central counties of the state. The airmass remain very humid with high precipitable water values; dewpoints are in the 70s.

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Muggy Days; Scattered Storms

Muggy Days; Scattered Storms

| May 31, 2018 @ 3:36 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and storms are more widely spaced across Alabama so far today; heavier rain as I write this around 3:15 was near Alexander City… the storms in progress are just creeping along to the east. Additional showers and thunderstorms could form over the next few hours in random, scattered places. Temperatures are mostly in the mid to upper 80s.

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Sun And Scattered Storms; Very Humid

Sun And Scattered Storms; Very Humid

| May 31, 2018 @ 5:56 am

QUIET THIS MORNING: As opposed to yesterday when a band of storms was producing flooding across Central Alabama, we have nothing showing up on radar this morning at daybreak. We do note some patchy dense fog, but that will dissipate by mid-morning.

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Mix Of Sun And Scattered Storms In Coming Days

Mix Of Sun And Scattered Storms In Coming Days

| May 30, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

A CALMER AFTERNOON: The radar is pretty quiet across the northern half of Alabama this afternoon in the wake of tropical downpours this morning that produced serious flooding across some of the central counties of the state. A few scattered showers and thunderstorms are over Northwest Alabama, and also across the southern counties. Flash flood warnings remain in effect for a zone from Eutaw and Greensboro to Marion, Clanton, and Prattville for runoff from morning rain. Some communities had over four inches of rain in just a few hours.

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