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A Little Cooler Today; Much Colder Next Week

A Little Cooler Today; Much Colder Next Week

| January 16, 2020 @ 5:47 am

COOLER, BRIGHTER TODAY: A cold front is passing through Central Alabama early this morning; a band of showers ahead of the front is pushing into the southern part of the state. Morning clouds should give way to a partly sunny afternoon, and the high today will be in the 58-62 degree range, a little cooler than recent days. Showers this afternoon should be confined to far South Alabama, and temperatures will drop into the mid to upper 30s early tomorrow morning.

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Cooler, Drier  Air Arrives Today

Cooler, Drier Air Arrives Today

| December 30, 2019 @ 5:40 am

BRIGHTER, COOLER DAY: Following rain and thunderstorms last night, cooler and drier air returns to Alabama today. We expect a good supply of sunshine with a high in the 55-59 degree range over the northern half of the state; the average high at Birmingham for December 30 is 54. The weather will stay cool and dry tomorrow and Wednesday with highs in the 50s and lows in the 30s.

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Rain Returns Saturday Night

Rain Returns Saturday Night

| November 27, 2019 @ 3:30 pm

DRY AIR HAS RETURNED: Following the rain and storms of last night and early this morning, we now have a sunny sky over almost all of Alabama. There is a big temperature spread; many places have reached the 70s over the southern two-thirds of the state, but we are seeing 50s over the northwest counties of the state as colder air is pouring in. Tonight will be clear and colder; most places will drop into the 36-42 degree range early tomorrow morning.

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Rain Returns Saturday

Rain Returns Saturday

| October 16, 2019 @ 3:24 pm

CLEARING: The sky is clearing across Alabama this afternoon as dry air blows into the state; most communities will drop into the 40-45 degree range early tomorrow, with 30s for colder pockets. Tomorrow and Friday will be delightful fall days with lots of sunshine, low humidity and chilly nights. The high tomorrow will be in the upper 60s, followed by low 70s Friday.

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Big Weather Changes Ahead For Alabama

Big Weather Changes Ahead For Alabama

| October 11, 2019 @ 3:25 pm

A strong cold front, which represents the leading edge of the coolest air so far this season, is near the northwest corner of Alabama this afternoon.

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Showers Linger Over East Alabama

Showers Linger Over East Alabama

| October 7, 2019 @ 3:35 pm

BIG CHANGE: Temperatures are in the 70-75 degree range over most of North and Central Alabama this afternoon; just five days ago they were near 100 degrees at this hour of the day. Showers linger over the eastern counties of the state; the western half oF Alabama is generally dry after the morning rain ahead of the cold front. Parts of the Tennessee Valley were really soaked this morning; one observer reported 2.39″ at Hartselle, in Morgan County.

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A Touch Of Fall In The Air

A Touch Of Fall In The Air

| July 23, 2019 @ 3:09 pm

REFRESHING CHANGE: The long awaited surface front is pushing through South Alabama this afternoon… drier air continues to flow into the northern part of the state with a partly sunny sky, lower humidity levels, and below average temperatures. Birmingham reports only 78 degrees at 2:00p CT… the record low maximum fo July 23 is 78, set in 1938. We will probably creep up toward 80 before the day is over, but this is still over 10 degrees below average.

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Much Cooler, Light Rain At Times

Much Cooler, Light Rain At Times

| April 19, 2019 @ 5:47 am

COOLER, SOME LIGHT RAIN: A deep, cold core upper low will move through Alabama today. Heavier thunderstorms over Southeast Alabama are moving out of the state, but we will still forecast periods of light rain today. We might even hear of some small hail with light rain showers this afternoon due to the cold air aloft associated with the upper low. Temperatures won’t get out of the 50s today… next time we have a day this cool will probably come in October.

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Cloudy, Cool Day With Some Rain At Times

Cloudy, Cool Day With Some Rain At Times

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:54 am

COOL CHANGE: A cold front this morning is near Montgomery; north of the front cooler air continues to seep into the northern half of Alabama. And, a southwest flow aloft overhead will keep clouds over the state today along with some rain at times. Rain amounts won’t be especially heavy… most places will see under a quarter of an inch. And, temperatures will rise little during the day. Those of you in the Tennessee Valley will have a hard time getting out of the 50s, while places like Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston, and Gadsden will remain in the 60s.

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Much Cooler Tomorrow; Some Rain At Times

Much Cooler Tomorrow; Some Rain At Times

| October 15, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: We have a mix of sun and clouds across Alabama this afternoon, and a few scattered showers are on radar… moving to the east. Temperatures are mostly in the upper 70s and low 80s, and there is a cold front near the northwest corner of the state. Back to the west, Tupelo has dropped to 68, Memphis reports 55, and Little Rock is at 49 with light rain falling.

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