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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| September 22, 2018 @ 12:33 pm

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Eleven, located about 500 miles east of the Windward Islands, and on newly formed Tropical Storm Kirk, located well south of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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New Tropical Storm Forms Well South Of The Cabo Verde Islands

New Tropical Storm Forms Well South Of The Cabo Verde Islands

| September 22, 2018 @ 9:35 am

Kirk is expected To Move Quickly Westward Across The Deep Tropical Atlantic

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Tropical Depression Expected To Dissipate In A Day Or Two

Tropical Depression Expected To Dissipate In A Day Or Two

| September 22, 2018 @ 9:32 am

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eleven was located near latitude 13.2 North, longitude 53.8 West. The depression is moving toward the west near 3 mph (6 km/h). A westward to west-northwestward motion at a slightly faster forward speed is expected during the next couple of days.

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Not As Hot; Scattered Showers/Storms

Not As Hot; Scattered Showers/Storms

| September 21, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: Most of the showers and storms across the northern half of Alabama are east of I-65 this afternoon… they are showing little movement, and will fade away once the sun goes down later this evening. Otherwise, we have a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures not as hot as recent days… generally between 85 and 90 degrees. The average high at Birmingham for September 21 is 84 degrees.

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A Few Widely Scattered Storms Around This Weekend

A Few Widely Scattered Storms Around This Weekend

| September 21, 2018 @ 6:00 am

The upper high responsible for the late season heat wave will weaken a bit and drift to the east over the next few days; we project highs today and over the weekend in the 87-91 degree range with a mix of sun and clouds. And, with the air becoming a little more unstable the door is open for a few widely scattered showers and storms each day through Sunday.

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A Few Scattered Storms Tomorrow Through Sunday

A Few Scattered Storms Tomorrow Through Sunday

| September 20, 2018 @ 2:25 pm

ANOTHER SIZZLING HOT DAY: Temperatures are up in the mid 90s again today; some parts of West Alabama are in the upper 90s at mid-afternoon, a good 10-12 degrees above average for mid-September. The sky is mostly sunny, and showers remain very hard to find on radar.

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