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Gradual Clearing This Afternoon, Brighter And Warmer Days Ahead

Gradual Clearing This Afternoon, Brighter And Warmer Days Ahead

| November 15, 2018 @ 6:01 am

FLURRIES: A cold core upper low is lifting northward, away from Alabama, but there is just enough moisture and lift this morning for a few snow flurries in scattered pockets over the northern half of the state. They won’t last long, and there is no impact. No need to panic… (we will tell you when to panic). FYI… the earliest occurrence of snow flurries in a season at Birmingham came on October 20, 1913.

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Rain Ends Tonight; Cloudy And Very Cold Tomorrow

Rain Ends Tonight; Cloudy And Very Cold Tomorrow

| November 14, 2018 @ 3:31 pm

COLD, WET DAY: Widespread rain continues to fall across Alabama this afternoon with temperatures only in the 30s and 40s, about 30 degrees below average for mid-November. The rain will end from west to east tonight as the upper low to the west lifts out to the northeast.

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Cold and Wet Today; Brighter Weather By Friday

Cold and Wet Today; Brighter Weather By Friday

| November 14, 2018 @ 5:33 am

MORE COLD RAIN: A deep, cold core upper low over Northeast Texas will lift out today, bringing widespread rain to Alabama over the next 24 hours. It will be a cold rain with temperatures holding in the 30s and 40s all day; keep in mind our average high is in the mid 60s in the middle of November. Rain amounts of 1/2 to 1 inch are likely, not enough for any really significant flooding issues.

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Cold, Wet, Soggy Weather Continues

Cold, Wet, Soggy Weather Continues

| November 13, 2018 @ 3:41 pm

COLD NOVEMBER DAY: Temperatures have been slowly falling across Alabama today; at 3:00 Cullman has dropped to 38 degrees with a thick cloud cover… most other North/Central Alabama communities are in the 40-45 degree range. The cold air has reached the coast, where Mobile reports 49 degrees. Widespread rain continues to fall in a broad zone from Mobile to Montgomery to Roanoke.

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Cold, Wet Weather Through Thursday

Cold, Wet Weather Through Thursday

| November 13, 2018 @ 6:19 am

COLD, DAMP, SOGGY: An upper trough is hanging back to the west of Alabama, and we remain in a broad southwest flow aloft with a moist airmass below. Cloudy and cold weather continues today with light rain/drizzle at times. A warm front is over the extreme southern part of the state, and we have some 60s near the Florida state line early this morning, but cold air will eventually push southward later today and tonight. For North/Central Alabama, most communities will hold in the 45-50 degree range all day.

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Cold, Wet Weather Continues Through Mid-Week

Cold, Wet Weather Continues Through Mid-Week

| November 12, 2018 @ 3:33 pm

COLD SOAKER: As advertised, just about every square inch of Alabama has been soaked today. With a broad upper trough to the west, a warm front to the south, and a very moist airmass in place, we will continue to forecast rain for North Alabama tonight, with potential for strong storms over far South Alabama, near the warm front. A tornado watch remains in effect for Deep South Alabama until 7pm CT.

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Freeze Warning For Much Of North Alabama

Freeze Warning For Much Of North Alabama

| November 9, 2018 @ 3:16 pm

HERE COMES THE COLD AIR: As forecast, temperatures have been falling across much of North Alabama this afternoon in the wake of a cold front that passed through earlier today; rain continues south and east of the front. The rain will continue to end over the next few hours, and the sky will clear from the northwest. By daybreak tomorrow, much of North Alabama will be at or below 32 degrees, and a freeze warning remains in effect.

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Dry/Cool Today; Rain Returns Thursday

Dry/Cool Today; Rain Returns Thursday

| October 22, 2018 @ 6:33 am

TOMORROW/WEDNESDAY: Delightful fall weather continues with a good supply of sunshine both days; we project a high between 70 and 73 degrees… early morning lows will be mostly in the 40s.

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Chilly Tonight; Rain Returns Sunday

Chilly Tonight; Rain Returns Sunday

| April 19, 2018 @ 3:20 pm

COLD NIGHT: Temperatures are only in the 50s and 60s across the northern half of Alabama this afternoon despite sunshine in full supply. The average high (at Birmingham) for April 19 is 75.

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Cold April Mornings

Cold April Mornings

| April 16, 2018 @ 6:03 am

SOME FROST EARLY TOMORROW: Tonight will be clear and cold with a light wind. Most of the larger cities will see a low between 38 and 42, but colder spots will drop down into the 30-36 degree range due to radiational cooling, with a chance of frost. Growers beware. Then, the day tomorrow will be sunny and warmer with a high back in the 70s.

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Freeze Warning Tonight

Freeze Warning Tonight

| March 21, 2018 @ 3:28 pm

WINDY, COLD MARCH DAY: Temperatures are mostly in the upper 40s and low 50s across Alabama this afternoon with a strong northwest wind, making it feel colder. We have a mix of sun and clouds; the sky will become clear tonight.

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Freeze Warning Again Tonight; Warmer Tomorrow

Freeze Warning Again Tonight; Warmer Tomorrow

| March 14, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

THIS AFTERNOON: Temperatures are only in the 40s over the northern third of Alabama this afternoon with a chilly north wind; Birmingham reports 53 degrees at 3p CT…. that is 13 degrees below the average high of 66.

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Freeze Warning For North/Central Alabama Tonight

Freeze Warning For North/Central Alabama Tonight

| March 13, 2018 @ 3:18 pm

BLUE SKY AND SUNSHINE: With a good supply of sunshine this afternoon, temperatures are in the mid 50s across much of North/Central Alabama, about ten degrees below average for mid-March in Alabama. Tonight will be clear and cold; a freeze warning is in effect for areas north of a line from Tuscaloosa to Brent to Clanton to Opelika.

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Sub-Freezing Lows Early Tomorrow and Thursday

Sub-Freezing Lows Early Tomorrow and Thursday

| March 13, 2018 @ 6:02 am

TOMORROW/THURSDAY: The wind will be near calm tomorrow and Thursday morning, opening the door for lots of frost, and lows in the 20s for many North/Central Alabama communities. A freeze warning is in effect tonight for areas north of a line from Tuscaloosa to Clanton to Auburn.

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