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Another Spring-Like Day Ahead For Alabama

Another Spring-Like Day Ahead For Alabama

| February 24, 2021 @ 5:40 am

ANOTHER BIG WARM-UP: Temperatures will rise quickly across Alabama today, with most communities reaching the low 70s this afternoon with a strong February sun. The average high for Birmingham on February 24 is 61. Clouds will increase late tonight and a few isolated showers or sprinkles are possible tomorrow ahead of a cold front, but most of the day will be dry with a high between 67 and 70 degrees.

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Dry Through Wednesday With Mild Afternoons

Dry Through Wednesday With Mild Afternoons

| February 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

SUNNY AFTERNOON: Showers that moved through Alabama earlier today are long gone, and the sky is now mostly sunny across the state with temperatures generally in the 60s… some South Alabama communities have reached the low 70s. Tonight will be fair and cool with a low between 37 and 44 degrees.

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Rain Returns Tomorrow; Colder Friday And Over The Weekend

Rain Returns Tomorrow; Colder Friday And Over The Weekend

| February 10, 2021 @ 2:59 pm

WINTER OR SPRING? Temperatures are in the 67-72 degree range across Alabama this afternoon with a good supply of sunshine over the northern half of the state. The average high for Birmingham on February 10 is 57. And, for those asking, we are not close to a record. The record high for Birmingham on February 10 is 80, set February 10, 1932.

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Spring-Like Weather Continues Today; Wet Tomorrow

Spring-Like Weather Continues Today; Wet Tomorrow

| February 10, 2021 @ 5:51 am

COMPLEX PATTERN THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK: A complex winter pattern continues for the southern U.S. through early next week, with the polar vortex over Canada, and an active southern branch of the jet stream below it. Bitterly cold Arctic air persists over the northern half of the U.S… Dickinson, ND reports -20F at 5:00 a.m. with a wind chill index of -39F.

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Mild Again Tomorrow; Rain Returns Thursday, Then Colder

Mild Again Tomorrow; Rain Returns Thursday, Then Colder

| February 9, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

SPRING-LIKE DAY: Temperatures are in the 60s over much of Alabama this afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds… a few spots are near 70 degrees. But, just to the northwest, Memphis is barely out of the 30s behind a cold front. The front will stall out just north and west of Alabama tonight; tonight will be mostly fair with a low in the 45-50 degree range early tomorrow.

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Spring-Like Through Mid-Week; Colder This Weekend

Spring-Like Through Mid-Week; Colder This Weekend

| February 9, 2021 @ 5:49 am

ON THE MAPS: We have a complex winter weather pattern this morning, with the “polar vortex” cover Canada. This has pulled bitterly cold Arctic air down into the northern U.S… International Falls, MN reports -20F early this morning with a wind chill index of -35F. Under the vortex we have an active southern branch of the jet stream, pushing a series of waves along in the fast flow.

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Some Rain At Times Tonight/Tomorrow

Some Rain At Times Tonight/Tomorrow

| January 26, 2021 @ 3:04 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video today** THIS AFTERNOON: We have a mix of sun and clouds across much of Alabama this afternoon; showers are confined to the far southern counties of the state. Temperatures remain above average, mostly in the 60s. The average high for Birmingham on January 26 is 54. TONIGHT/TOMORROW: A wave of […]

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Dry Air For North Alabama Today; Showers Persist To The South

Dry Air For North Alabama Today; Showers Persist To The South

| January 26, 2021 @ 6:00 am

ON THE MAPS: A cold front is nearing U.S. 80 this morning; a band of showers persists ahead of the front. Those showers will continue to drift slowly southward today, and a few stronger storms are possible later across the southeast part of the state, where SPC has defined a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) of severe thunderstorms.

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Warmest Day So Far In 2021; A Few Storms Tonight

Warmest Day So Far In 2021; A Few Storms Tonight

| January 25, 2021 @ 5:53 am

MILD WINTER DAY: A storm system is forming northwest of Alabama, and is set to bring lots of snow from northern Kansas to near Chicago over the next 36 hours, where winter storm warnings are in effect. But we will be in the warm sector of the system, and we project temperatures in the low 70s this afternoon, almost 20 degree above average for late January in Alabama.

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