Tag: showers

Showers/Storms Becoming A Bit More Scattered Tomorrow/Friday

Showers/Storms Becoming A Bit More Scattered Tomorrow/Friday

| July 8, 2020 @ 3:16 pm

RADAR CHECK: In the tropical air over Alabama we have a number of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, some producing heavy amounts of rain. Showers over the Tennessee Valley of North Alabama are moving very little, while the rain bands over the central counties are moving eastward. They will persist into the night.

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Very Humid; Numerous Showers/Storms Today

Very Humid; Numerous Showers/Storms Today

| July 8, 2020 @ 5:39 am

AN OCEAN OF HUMIDITY: Very moist, tropical air will remain over the Deep South today, and we expect scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. In fact, showers have already formed early this morning across parts of North/Central Alabama. And, like recent days, the showers will be very efficient rain producers. We will have more clouds than sun, and the high today will be in the mid 80s for most communities. The average high for July 8 at Birmingham is 91.

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Occasional Tropical Showers Through Tomorrow

Occasional Tropical Showers Through Tomorrow

| July 7, 2020 @ 3:14 pm

VERY HUMID DAY: A blanket of moist air continues to cover Alabama today, and we have a number of showers and thunderstorms on radar at mid-afternoon. Like yesterday, they are very effective rain producers thanks to the tropical airmass in place; motion today is to the south/southeast. Nothing severe, and not much lightning. The showers will persist well into the night as a broad upper trough remains over the region.

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Moisture Laden, Tropical Air Continues Over Alabama

Moisture Laden, Tropical Air Continues Over Alabama

| July 7, 2020 @ 5:34 am

MORE SHOWERS LATER TODAY: The radar is quiet early this morning, but we expect scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms to form across Alabama this afternoon and tonight in the tropical airmass that covers the state. Odds of any one spot getting wet this afternoon is around 70 percent, and the showers and storms will be very efficient rain producers due to the high precipitable water values. Look for more clouds than sun today with a high in the mid to upper 80s.

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Showers/Storms Becoming More Numerous Through Mid-Week

Showers/Storms Becoming More Numerous Through Mid-Week

| July 6, 2020 @ 5:49 am

UNSETTLED WEATHER THROUGH WEDNESDAY: Moisture levels will rise across Alabama today, and with a weak upper low moving into the state, we expect scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms by afternoon. It still won’t rain everywhere, but most communities should see a decent shower by the evening hours. Otherwise, the day will be warm and humid with a mix of sun and clouds along with a high in the mid 80s. The average high today at Birmingham is 91.

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Sun And Scattered Storms Over The Weekend

Sun And Scattered Storms Over The Weekend

| June 26, 2020 @ 3:34 pm

RADAR CHECK: Light to moderate rain is falling over parts of North and West Alabama this afternoon…the eastern and southern counties of the state are mostly dry. Temperatures remain below average with many places only in the 70s at mid-afternoon; the average high for Birmingham on June 26 is 90. Showers will taper off later tonight after sunset.

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Showers/Storms Fewer In Number Tomorrow

Showers/Storms Fewer In Number Tomorrow

| June 25, 2020 @ 3:20 pm

RADAR CHECK: In the moist air across Alabama we have a number of showers and thunderstorms again today… the are moving eastward and are most numerous over the northern, eastern, and southern counties of the state at mid-afternoon. Some of the storms over South Alabama could produce small hail and strong winds; SPC has defined a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) for this part of the state through the evening hours.

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Showers/Storms Develop Later Today

Showers/Storms Develop Later Today

| June 25, 2020 @ 5:33 am

RADAR CHECK: Light rain is falling early this morning over South Alabama, mostly south of U.S. 80… otherwise the sky is mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s. Today will feature a mostly cloudy sky, and showers and thunderstorms will develop again in the moist environment by the midday and afternoon hours. The high today will be in the low 80s for most communities; the average high for June 25 at Birmingham is 89.

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A Few Strong Storms Today; Much Drier Tomorrow

A Few Strong Storms Today; Much Drier Tomorrow

| June 10, 2020 @ 5:40 am

FRONT ON THE WAY: A rare June cold front will push into Alabama today. Showers and a few thunderstorms are likely in advance of the front, and some of the storms later today could be strong, possibly severe. SPC has much of the state in a low end, “marginal risk” (level 1/5) of severe thunderstorms.

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Much Drier Air Arrives Tomorrow Night

Much Drier Air Arrives Tomorrow Night

| June 9, 2020 @ 3:17 pm

RADAR CHECK: A number of showers and thunderstorms have developed in the moist, tropical environment across Alabama this afternoon. No severe storms, but the showers are very efficient rain producers, and some temporary flooding is possible over the next few hours. Showers will fade late tonight as the air cool and becomes more stable.

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Scattered Showers/Storms Though Wednesday, Then Much Drier Air Arrives

Scattered Showers/Storms Though Wednesday, Then Much Drier Air Arrives

| June 8, 2020 @ 3:08 pm

RADAR CHECK: Bands of showers along with a few thunderstorms continue to rotate through Alabama this afternoon, on the east side of the circulation of Tropical Storm Cristobal, which is now over southern Arkansas. Potential exists for a brief tornado or two over North Mississippi or Northwest Alabama through the evening hours, but it is a fairly low-end threat.

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Breezy; Tropical Showers Today

Breezy; Tropical Showers Today

| June 8, 2020 @ 5:52 am

CRISTOBAL WEAKENS TO A DEPRESSION: Cristobal is inland this morning over Southwest Mississippi and has weakened to a depression. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph with higher gusts. Additional weakening is expected through Tuesday. However, Cristobal is expected to strengthen some as it becomes an extratropical low tomorrow night and Wednesday.

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