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Clouds Linger Tonight; Slow Clearing Tomorrow

Clouds Linger Tonight; Slow Clearing Tomorrow

| January 11, 2021 @ 2:51 pm

RADAR CHECK: We have lingering patches of light rain over the eastern half of Alabama this afternoon; the snow has needed over the northern and western counties. Some of the heaviest snow this morning was over Pickens, Lamar, Fayette, Marion, and Winston counties, where a few spots saw two to three inches. The rain moves out of the state this evening, but clouds linger tonight.

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Snow For Some; Rain For Most Of Alabama Today

Snow For Some; Rain For Most Of Alabama Today

| January 11, 2021 @ 5:07 am

RADAR CHECK: This morning snow is falling across Alabama generally north of a line from Aliceville to Jasper to Cullman to Guntersville; south of that line it is mostly rain along with some sleet.

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Cold, Dry Weekend; Rain Monday Along With Some Snow

Cold, Dry Weekend; Rain Monday Along With Some Snow

| January 8, 2021 @ 3:13 pm

COLD WINTER DAY: Temperatures just haven’t budged across Alabama today. They are generally between 35 and 43 degrees at mid-afternoon; the average high for Birmingham on January 8 is 53. Clouds persist over the state, but the precipitation has ended. We expect gradual clearing late tonight… the low early tomorrow will be in the mid to upper 20s.

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Midday Nowcast: A Raw, Winter Day

Midday Nowcast: A Raw, Winter Day

| January 8, 2021 @ 11:12 am

The cold core upper low continues to move over Alabama today, and it remains a cloudy and cold day for Alabama with areas of lingering light rain, with some snow flakes and ice pellets mixed in as well.

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Cold Air Stays In Place Through The Weekend

Cold Air Stays In Place Through The Weekend

| January 8, 2021 @ 5:53 am

COLD, DAMP DAY: Cloudy, cold, damp weather continues across Alabama today. There is some lingering rain early this morning south and east of Birmingham, with scattered patches of drizzle elsewhere. The precipitation will end later this morning, but clouds linger through the day with temperatures going nowhere. Most places hold in the 40s today; some communities across the Tennessee Valley of far North Alabama won’t get out of the 30s.

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Some Snow For Far North Alabama Tonight

Some Snow For Far North Alabama Tonight

| January 7, 2021 @ 3:08 pm

RADAR CHECK: It is a cold, windy day across Alabama with numerous showers moving northward ahead of a deep, cold core upper low pushing into the state from the west. Temperatures are in the 40s, and some small hail has been observed with the showers today due to the cold air aloft.

Dynamic cooling associated with the upper low will likely change the rain over to snow across far North Alabama tonight, generally north of U.S. 278 (north of a line from Hamilton to Cullman to Gadsden).

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Midday Nowcast: A Cold and Wet Thursday

Midday Nowcast: A Cold and Wet Thursday

| January 7, 2021 @ 11:43 am

It is a cloudy and cold day and we are seeing periods of rain today as a surface low tracks to the south, while an upper-level low approaches Alabama today.

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Cold/Wet Today; Some Snow Tonight For Far North Alabama

Cold/Wet Today; Some Snow Tonight For Far North Alabama

| January 7, 2021 @ 5:50 am

COLD, WET WEATHER: Rain has moved into West Alabama early this morning, and today will be a cloudy and wet day for Alabama with periods of rain along with temperatures holding in the 40s. Rain amounts of around 1/2 inch are likely during the next 18 hours.

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A Cold Rain Tomorrow; Some Snow For North Alabama Tomorrow Night???

A Cold Rain Tomorrow; Some Snow For North Alabama Tomorrow Night???

| January 6, 2021 @ 3:07 pm

RAIN, MAYBE SOME SNOW ON THE WAY: Clouds are slowly increasing across Alabama this afternoon ahead of the next weather system to the west; temperatures are mostly in the mid 50s with a canopy of high cirrus clouds overhead. Clouds will thicken and lower tonight.

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Midday Nowcast: Dry with Increasing Clouds

Midday Nowcast: Dry with Increasing Clouds

| January 6, 2021 @ 11:33 am

We are starting to get upper-level clouds rolling into the state, giving us the filtered sunshine look.

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Rain Returns Tomorrow; Some Snow For Far North Alabama Tomorrow Night?

Rain Returns Tomorrow; Some Snow For Far North Alabama Tomorrow Night?

| January 6, 2021 @ 5:52 am

STILL DRY TODAY: Temperatures are well below freezing over the northern half of Alabama early this morning with many communities in the 20s. The weather will stay dry today with a partly to mostly sunny sky; temperatures reach the mid 50s this afternoon. Clouds will increase tonight as the next weather system approaches from the west.

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Dry Tomorrow; Rain Returns To Alabama Thursday

Dry Tomorrow; Rain Returns To Alabama Thursday

| January 5, 2021 @ 2:56 pm

SUNNY WINTER DAY: Temperatures are mostly in the 50s across Alabama this afternoon with a good supply of sunshine; tonight will be fair and cold with a freeze likely early tomorrow. We project a low between 27 and 32 degrees for most communities early tomorrow… then we warm into the mid 50s with a partly to mostly sunny sky.

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