Tag: Severe Weather

Sunday Evening Look At Tuesday’s Severe Weather Threat

Sunday Evening Look At Tuesday’s Severe Weather Threat

| December 21, 2014 @ 5:58 pm

Not much change in the overall thinking for the active weather expected Tuesday across Alabama. A vigorous weather system will bring the threat of heavy rain, and strong to severe thunderstorms. TIMING: Severe storms could impact West Alabama as early as 3:00 p.m. Tuesday; the core threat will come from 6:00 p.m. Tuesday through 3:00 […]

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Tuesday’s Severe Weather Threat

Tuesday’s Severe Weather Threat

| December 21, 2014 @ 6:36 am

Brian will be along shortly with a new Weather Xtreme video and a forecast discussion. These notes concern the potential for severe weather in Alabama Tuesday. With so many people traveling this time of the year, there is great interest in the expected weather. SPC OUTLOOK: On the day three convective outlook from the Storm […]

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3.2 vs 4.27

3.2 vs 4.27

| March 4, 2012 @ 8:01 am

I wrote before Friday’s tornado outbreak it made no sense to compare the forecast event to any other outbreak… every severe weather episode is different. Now we can look at actual data. Here is a look at NWS warnings… March 2 (Friday) is on the left, April 27, 2011 is on the right. So, there […]

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More Severe Weather Ahead

More Severe Weather Ahead

| April 25, 2011 @ 5:32 am | 10 Replies

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player on the right sidebar of the blog. You can subscribe to the Weather Xtreme video on iTunes by clicking here. TODAY: One more decent day is ahead for Alabama… today will feature a partly sunny sky with a warm […]

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Here We Go Again

Here We Go Again

| April 23, 2011 @ 10:07 am | 15 Replies

Looks like Wednesday could be quite a severe weather day for Alabama as this active tornado season continues. Our spring seasons have been very quiet for the last 10-12 years… we all knew it would have to end at some point. Below is the GFS output for 1:00 p.m. local time Wednesday afternoon at 500 […]

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Significant Severe Weather Event Tomorrow

Significant Severe Weather Event Tomorrow

| April 14, 2011 @ 6:14 am | 1,213 Replies

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player on the right sidebar of the blog. You can subscribe to the Weather Xtreme video on iTunes by clicking here. ONE MORE CALM DAY: Before we deal with the active stuff, we will promise one more nice day, with […]

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Damaging Wind Event Possible Later Today

Damaging Wind Event Possible Later Today

| April 4, 2011 @ 6:26 am | 2 Replies

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player on the right sidebar of the blog. You can subscribe to the Weather Xtreme video on iTunes by clicking here. ACTIVE WEATHER DAY: Seems like just about every year we have some wild weather on either April 3 or […]

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Severe Weather Possible Monday

Severe Weather Possible Monday

| February 25, 2011 @ 2:08 pm | 1 Reply

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player on the right sidebar of the blog. You can subscribe to the Weather Xtreme video on iTunes by clicking here. THIS AFTERNOON: The sun is shining brightly across much of Alabama this afternoon, with temperatures generally in the low […]

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Tornado Watch #13

Tornado Watch #13

| February 24, 2011 @ 11:35 am | Reply

Here is our first tornado watch of the day as promised by SPC. It goes until 5 p.m. CST. It also includes parts of northern Louisiana and much of Arkansas as well as eastern Oklahoma and eastern Texas. Note the high probability of tornadoes. The SPC has assigned a 70% chance of two or more […]

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Severe Weather Threat Late Tomorrow Night

Severe Weather Threat Late Tomorrow Night

| February 23, 2011 @ 6:08 am | 2 Replies

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player on the right sidebar of the blog. You can subscribe to the Weather Xtreme video on iTunes by clicking here. THIS MORNING: What a huge variation in temperature. Cullman and Haleyville are below freezing at 5:00…. while Birmingham is […]

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Tornado Southwest of St. Louis

Tornado Southwest of St. Louis

| December 31, 2010 @ 10:29 am | 7 Replies

A damaging tornado is on the ground near Rolla MO at this time. Initial reports are that there are multiple homes destroyed and cars thrown. Damage was reported on Fort Hood. This storm is about a little less than 100 miles southwest of St. Louis. It could affect the city around noon. Here is a […]

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What ‘Pop-up’ Storms Cost Us

What ‘Pop-up’ Storms Cost Us

| December 9, 2010 @ 10:18 am | 15 Replies

Small doesn’t mean insignificant. The ‘pop up’ thunderstorm we see so often in Alabama is something most of us (as weather geeks) love to watch. We’re accustomed to it, and we seldom think much about it. With Alabama’s current cold snap, pop up storms may not be on our mind at the moment, but they’re […]

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