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Some Light Rain Wednesday, And Then Again Friday

Some Light Rain Wednesday, And Then Again Friday

| January 27, 2020 @ 3:15 pm

CLEARING: The sky is clearing nicely over the northern half of Alabama this afternoon; temperatures are mostly in the 50s, right at seasonal averages for Late January. Clouds over South Alabama should dissipate this evening. Tonight will be mostly fair with a low in the 30s.

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Rain Possible Wednesday and Friday; Light Amounts Expected

Rain Possible Wednesday and Friday; Light Amounts Expected

| January 27, 2020 @ 5:40 am

TODAY: A fast moving weather disturbance brought some scattered light rain to Alabama last night, but most all of that is now east of the state this morning. We expect morning clouds giving way to a partly sunny afternoon; the high today should be in the mid to upper 50s. The average high for Birmingham on January 27 is 55.

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Clouds North, Sun South

Clouds North, Sun South

| January 25, 2020 @ 11:43 am

For the first half of our Saturday, it’s been a tale of two states with clouds for the northern half of the state, while it’s sunshine in full supply to the south.

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Dry Tomorrow; Some Rain Possible By Sunday Night

Dry Tomorrow; Some Rain Possible By Sunday Night

| January 24, 2020 @ 3:28 pm

DRIER DAY: Sunshine has returned to part of Alabama today as a dry slot of air worked into the state, but more clouds have moved into the northern third of the state this afternoon thanks to a passing upper trough. Temperatures are in the 40s where clouds persist over North Alabama, but the rest of the state has warmed into the mid to upper 50s. Tonight will be fair and cold with a low in the low to mid 30s.

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Drier Weather In The Days Ahead

Drier Weather In The Days Ahead

| January 24, 2020 @ 5:38 am

RADAR CHECK: We have a few lingering showers over the eastern half of the state early this morning; most of those should be gone by the time you read this. The sky becomes partly sunny as a slot of dry air punches into the state. We will mention a chance of isolated showers this afternoon over North Alabama as an upper trough passes overhead, but the moisture will be very limited, and most places will be dry. The high today will be in the mid to upper 50s; the average high for January 24 at Birmingham is 54.

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Cold Rain Continues Tonight; Drier Tomorrow

Cold Rain Continues Tonight; Drier Tomorrow

| January 23, 2020 @ 3:11 pm

RADAR CHECK: As advertised, rain covers much of Alabama this afternoon. It is a cold rain with temperatures generally in the 40s over the northern half of the state; we are seeing 50s over South Alabama. Occasional rain will continue tonight; the rain will end from west to east early tomorrow morning.

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Wet Today; Dry Air Returns For The Weekend

Wet Today; Dry Air Returns For The Weekend

| January 23, 2020 @ 5:45 am

PERIODS OF RAIN: Wet weather returns to Alabama today; look for periods of rain through tonight. Temperatures will hold in the 40s all day over the northern half of the state, so the air will be cold and stable and there is no risk of severe thunderstorms. Rain amounts will be around one inch over the next 24 hours.

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Rain Returns Tomorrow; Drier By The Weekend

Rain Returns Tomorrow; Drier By The Weekend

| January 22, 2020 @ 3:21 pm

CLOUDS MOVING IN: Clouds have been increasing across Alabama today ahead of a weather system west of the state; temperatures are mostly in the 40s over North Alabama, with 50s to the south. Clouds will continue to thicken tonight, and some rain could reach West Alabama by tomorrow morning.

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Warming Trend Begins This Afternoon; Rain Returns Tomorrow

Warming Trend Begins This Afternoon; Rain Returns Tomorrow

| January 22, 2020 @ 5:43 am

The good news is that a warming trend begins this afternoon; temperatures will rise into the low 50s this afternoon with a partly sunny sky. Clouds will move into the state tonight ahead of the next system to the west.

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Another Very Cold Night Ahead; Warming Trend Begins Tomorrow

Another Very Cold Night Ahead; Warming Trend Begins Tomorrow

| January 21, 2020 @ 3:12 pm

CLOUDLESS SKY: All 67 Alabama counties are completely cloud-free this afternoon as a cold, dry airmass stays in place. Temperatures are only in the mid 30s over North Alabama, with low 40s to the south. These values are about 20 degrees below average for late January in Alabama. Tonight will be clear and very cold; most places will see a low between 20 and 25, but teens are likely for the colder spots.

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Midday Nowcast: Sunny & Cold Tuesday

Midday Nowcast: Sunny & Cold Tuesday

| January 21, 2020 @ 12:22 pm

Tons of sun again today, but it remains cold this afternoon with temperatures in the upper 30s and lower 40s.

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Cold/Dry Weather Continues Today; Rain Before The Week Is Over

Cold/Dry Weather Continues Today; Rain Before The Week Is Over

| January 21, 2020 @ 5:50 am

FRIGID AIR: Temperatures are generally between 20 and 25 degrees over the northern half of Alabama; they have been holding steady through the night thanks to a deck of mid level clouds that moved in. Our Skywatcher at Black Creek (near Gadsden), Vic Bell, did drop to 16 degrees at midnight last night before the clouds moved in. We have freezing temperatures all the way down to the Gulf Coast; Mobile reports 28 degrees just before daybreak. As expected, we have received a few reports of light snow flurries over North Alabama early this morning, but there is no impact.

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Hard Freeze Tonight; Rain Returns Late This Week

Hard Freeze Tonight; Rain Returns Late This Week

| January 20, 2020 @ 3:16 pm

COLD JANUARY DAY: Clouds are lingering over far North Alabama this afternoon, where temperatures remain below freezing. At 2pm CT, Decatur reported 26 degrees, a north wind at 12 mph, and a wind chill index of 16. Even where the sun is shining, temperatures haven’t responded much. Birmingham was at 35 degrees at 2:00… the average high for Birmingham on January 20 is 54.

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