Tag: scattered storms

Only Isolated Showers For North/Central Alabama This Weekend; Watching Cristobal

Only Isolated Showers For North/Central Alabama This Weekend; Watching Cristobal

| June 5, 2020 @ 3:26 pm

RADAR CHECK: There are multiple clusters of showers and strong thunderstorms across Alabama this afternoon, but as usual it is not raining everywhere. Away from the showers, we are seeing some low 90s over the western side of the state, but some communities have cooled down into the 70s because of clouds and rain. SPC maintains a “marginal risk” of severe storms for the northern 2/3 of Alabama tonight… heavier thunderstorms could produce strong winds and small hail.

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Humid Days; Scattered Storms; Eyes On Cristobal

Humid Days; Scattered Storms; Eyes On Cristobal

| June 3, 2020 @ 3:20 pm

RADAR CHECK: As advertised this morning, scattered showers and thunderstorms have returned to Alabama this afternoon. So far, they have been mostly on the western side of the state, where temperatures have cooled into the 70s. East Alabama is relatively dry with upper-80s in most spots. Showers and storms will slowly fade late tonight.

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Sun And Scattered Storms

Sun And Scattered Storms

| May 22, 2020 @ 2:57 pm

RADAR CHECK: As is typically the case in late May, this day is very warm, very humid, and we have random, scattered showers and thunderstorms in progress. They are moving to the east, and heavier storms are capable of producing small hail and gusty winds.

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Hot, Muggy, Scattered Summer Storms

Hot, Muggy, Scattered Summer Storms

| August 19, 2019 @ 3:22 pm

CLASSIC SUMMER DAY: Humidity values are back up across Alabama today, and accordingly, scattered showers and thunderstorms have returned as well. Some places have seen a big downpour today, other places are bone dry. Storms are most numerous over North and West Alabama at mid-afternoon, and they are drifting to the southwest. They will dissipate after sunset.

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Strong Storms Continue Across Central Alabama

Strong Storms Continue Across Central Alabama

| August 8, 2019 @ 3:29 pm

SCATTERED STRONG STORMS: Radar shows scattered, strong thunderstorms across Alabama this afternoon… the more numerous ones are south of I-20, and are producing strong gusty winds and lots of lightning as they move southeast. Away from the storms, we have a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s.

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Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

| August 7, 2019 @ 3:16 pm

RADAR CHECK: Scattered thunderstorms are increasing across Alabama this afternoon; most of them so far are over the northeast counties of the state. Other storms over Arkansas and West Tennessee will move into the state this evening; all of them are moving to the southeast. SPC maintains a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) for roughly the northern half of Alabama through tonight… some of the heavier storms will be capable of producing strong, gusty straight line winds.

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Most Of The Storms Are Over South Alabama Today

Most Of The Storms Are Over South Alabama Today

| August 5, 2019 @ 3:26 pm

RADAR CHECK: Most of the scattered showers and thunderstorms across Alabama are over the southern counties of the state this afternoon, south of a boundary set up by a large rain mass over the northern part of the state last night. Showers are moving slowly to the southeast, and they will fade away once the sun goes down. Temperatures are generally below average for early August… most communities are in the upper 80s over the north and central part of the state.

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Sun, Heat, Scattered Afternoon Storms

Sun, Heat, Scattered Afternoon Storms

| August 5, 2019 @ 5:54 am

MUST BE AUGUST IN ALABAMA: Looks like the atmosphere will deliver some classic summer weather across Alabama this week. Most days will begin with a good supply of sunshine. Then, as the lower atmosphere heats up, the air becomes buoyant, and by afternoon we will have an array of random, slow moving scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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Mix Of Sun And Storms Will Continue

Mix Of Sun And Storms Will Continue

| August 2, 2019 @ 3:14 pm

RADAR CHECK: Like recent days, we have your classic case of random, scattered, showers and thunderstorms across Alabama this afternoon. Heavier storms are producing frequent lightning, gusty winds, and small hail. They are moving very little, and some neighborhoods are getting drenched. But, other places are bone dry. So it goes on summer days in Alabama. Storms will settle down after sunset.

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Scattered Afternoon/Evening Storms Stay In The Forecast

Scattered Afternoon/Evening Storms Stay In The Forecast

| August 2, 2019 @ 5:55 am

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER: Alabama’s weather won’t change much through the weekend… fairly routine weather for early August. Look for a decent amount of sunshine during the morning hours, then slow moving showers and thunderstorms will form during the afternoon in totally random, scattered places. Most of the showers and thunderstorms will come from 12:00 noon until 10:00 p.m., and rain distribution will continue to be very uneven.

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Very Humid With Afternoon  Showers/Storms

Very Humid With Afternoon Showers/Storms

| July 19, 2019 @ 5:47 am

MUST BE MID-SUMMER: All of the usual summer elements will remain in Alabama’s forecast through the weekend. Heat, humidity, and random, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Most (but not necessarily all) of the showers will come from 1:00 until 11:00 p.m., during the peak of the daytime heating process. Coverage of the rain should be highest tomorrow.

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Tropical Storm Expected To Form In The Gulf Soon

Tropical Storm Expected To Form In The Gulf Soon

| July 10, 2019 @ 5:54 am

WATCHING DEVELOPMENTS TO THE SOUTH: A disturbance over the Northeast Gulf of Mexico is forecast to become a tropical storm within the next 48 hours, and will have a big impact on Alabama’s weather. We don’t expect much change in our weather situation today; hot and very humid with showers and storms forming this afternoon and tonight in scattered spots. Like yesterday, they will be strong with heavy rain, gusty winds, and very frequent lightning.

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