Tag: severe

Windy Day Ahead; Strong To Severe Storms Later Today/Tonight

Windy Day Ahead; Strong To Severe Storms Later Today/Tonight

| February 17, 2022 @ 5:53 am

ACTIVE WEATHER DAY: We have a very active weather day ahead as a dynamic storm system approaches. Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and tonight… SPC maintains an “enhanced risk” (level 3/5) of severe thunderstorms for parts of North and West Alabama… west of a line from Hytop to Hueytown to Demopolis. A “slight risk” (level 2) extends as far east as Anniston, Prattville, and Grove Hill, and the rest of the state (East/South Alabama) is in a “marginal risk” (level 1/5).

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Dangerous Severe Weather Setup Today

Dangerous Severe Weather Setup Today

| March 25, 2021 @ 5:33 am

BE VERY WEATHER AWARE TODAY: A tornado outbreak is expected today into early this evening across parts of the Southeast U.S… including the northern half of Alabama. Several long-track strong tornadoes, destructive winds and very large hail are forecast, and everyone needs to pay close attention to watches and warnings that are issued.

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Dangerous Severe Weather Setup This Afternoon And Tonight

Dangerous Severe Weather Setup This Afternoon And Tonight

| March 17, 2021 @ 5:38 am

VOLATILE SITUATION: We have a dangerous severe weather setup for Alabama later today, tonight, and early tomorrow morning. A deep, negative tilt upper trough with strong wind fields west of the state will provide dynamic support for widespread severe thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight.

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Significant Severe Weather Event Possible Wednesday

Significant Severe Weather Event Possible Wednesday

| March 14, 2021 @ 6:34 am

A well organized storm system is west of Alabama this morning, but our weather will stay dry and warm today with a mix of sun and clouds; most places will see a high in the low 80s this afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms will move into the state tomorrow, but with weakening wind fields and limited […]

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Significant Severe Weather Event Possible Wednesday (March 17)

Significant Severe Weather Event Possible Wednesday (March 17)

| March 13, 2021 @ 6:42 am

For most of Alabama, we have gone ten consecutive days without measurable rain, and today should extend the streak to eleven. This is unusual for March, which is the wettest month of the year for most of the state (based on climatological averages). But the pattern will flip next week to an unsettled, stormy one […]

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Some Late Morning Notes

Some Late Morning Notes

| April 5, 2017 @ 10:38 am

A very volatile situation is setting up for much of Alabama this afternoon as the air becomes more unstable. As expected, the morning storms have produced large hail and strong winds. We have had a few tornado warnings over South Alabama, where the air is more unstable.

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Potentially Dangerous Severe Weather Set-Up Today

Potentially Dangerous Severe Weather Set-Up Today

| April 5, 2017 @ 7:00 am

Weather parameters continue to come together for the potential for a significant severe thunderstorm/tornado event across the state later today, and SPC maintains a “moderate” risk (4 out of 5) for much of Central and East Alabama, with an “enhanced” risk (3 out of 5) for the western counties. There isn’t much change in the outlook from yesterday.

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Dangerous Severe Weather Threat Tomorrow

Dangerous Severe Weather Threat Tomorrow

| April 4, 2017 @ 3:20 pm

The large scale features support a significant severe weather risk for Alabama tomorrow. A few strong/violent, long track tornadoes are possible, especially over the central and eastern counties of Alabama.

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Potentially Dangerous Situation Tomorrow

Potentially Dangerous Situation Tomorrow

| April 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am

NO ISSUES TODAY: About the only problem today is dense fog this morning over parts of Central and South Alabama… that will dissipate by mid morning, and the day will be sunny and warm with a high in the low 80s.

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