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Showers Ending; Long Dry Spell Ahead

Showers Ending; Long Dry Spell Ahead

| March 15, 2019 @ 5:43 am

CALMER DAY: We still have a few lingering showers across North/Central Alabama early this morning; those will end over the next few hours, and by afternoon rain will be confined to the southern half of the state. The sky becomes partly sunny, and today will be cooler with a high in the 60-65 degree range.

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Brighter, Drier Weather Tomorrow

Brighter, Drier Weather Tomorrow

| February 12, 2019 @ 3:25 pm

SOAKED: Widespread rain has ended from Birmingham north and west… lingering light rain over East Alabama will end soon as cooler, drier air continues to roll into the state. Many communities are reporting rain totals from one two inches today.

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Showers Thursday, Rain Saturday, Then Very Cold Sunday

Showers Thursday, Rain Saturday, Then Very Cold Sunday

| January 15, 2019 @ 3:21 pm

CLEARING CONTINUES: The sky is now mostly sunny over most of Alabama; the exception is Northeast Alabama, where clouds are still hanging on at mid-afternoon. Temperatures remain below average… where clouds are still in place temperatures are in the 30s, we are seeing 40s and low 50s elsewhere. The remaining cloud cover should dissipate tonight.

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Some Sun Later Today; Big Time Cold Five Days Away

Some Sun Later Today; Big Time Cold Five Days Away

| January 15, 2019 @ 5:35 am

BRIGHTER THIS AFTERNOON: A layer of status have been very persistent across Alabama over the past few days, and they are still hanging over the state early this morning. But, subsidence should take over later today as the sky becomes partly sunny, and we project a high around 50 degrees this afternoon. Tonight will be clear and cold with a low near the freezing mark, and tomorrow will feature a partly to mostly sunny sky with a high in the mid to upper 50s.

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Nice Chance For Alabama To Dry Out In Coming Days

Nice Chance For Alabama To Dry Out In Coming Days

| January 4, 2019 @ 3:27 pm

SHOWERS ON THE WAY OUT: A deep upper low is moving over North Alabama this afternoon, and under the cold pool aloft we have a few lingering showers on radar over the eastern counties of the state. But, there are scattered pockets of sunshine, and most of South Alabama is enjoying a sunny afternoon. Showers will end this evening, and dry air moves into the state tonight with a clearing sky.

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Becoming Sunny Today; Rain Returns Late Friday

Becoming Sunny Today; Rain Returns Late Friday

| November 20, 2018 @ 5:15 am

CLEARING THIS MORNING: We have a few a lingering sprinkles on radar early this morning in the wake of a cold front that passed through a few hours ago; those will end soon and the sky will clear this morning. Everyone will be in bright sunshine by afternoon, and temperatures will be cooler today with highs generally in the 50s. Tonight will be clear and cold; we will be very close to freezing early tomorrow morning.

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Improving Weather Later Today

Improving Weather Later Today

| November 6, 2018 @ 5:56 am

SUNSHINE RETURNS LATER TODAY: A weakening band of storms is pushing through Central and East Alabama this morning… the tornado watch that was in effect much of the night has been cancelled for all counties as of 5:30 a.m. There is a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) of severe storms for parts of Southeast Alabama later today, but the overall threat there is low.

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Potentially Dangerous Severe Weather Setup Early Next Week

Potentially Dangerous Severe Weather Setup Early Next Week

| November 2, 2018 @ 3:33 pm

CLOUDS ON THE WAY OUT: The sky is clearing across the great state of Alabama this afternoon; most of West Alabama is enjoying a sunny sky, and the lingering clouds over the eastern counties will be gone soon. Temperatures are way below average; readings are mostly in the upper 40s and low 50s at mid-afternoon… the average high for November 2 at Birmingham is 70.

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Brighter Day Tomorrow

Brighter Day Tomorrow

| October 17, 2018 @ 3:25 pm

THIS AFTERNOON: As expected, clouds are hanging tough across much of Alabama this afternoon… the exception is the Tennessee Valley of North Alabama where the sun is shining brightly. Temperatures under the clouds are in the 60s.

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