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Showers And A Few Strong Storms Later Today; Much Cooler Tomorrow

Showers And A Few Strong Storms Later Today; Much Cooler Tomorrow

| September 28, 2020 @ 5:43 am

COLD FRONT ON THE WAY: A cold front will push into Alabama later today, and will bring a band of showers and thunderstorms to the state. A few of the storms could be strong this afternoon; SPC has much of the state in a low end “marginal risk” (level 1/5).

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Alabama Trending Hotter/Drier After Today

Alabama Trending Hotter/Drier After Today

| September 1, 2020 @ 5:47 am

SCATTERED STORMS LATER TODAY: The radar is quiet early this morning, but scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop in the moist, unstable airmass across Alabama later today and tonight. Most of the showers will come from noon to midnight, and odds of any one spot getting wet are 50/60 percent. Otherwise, look for a partly sunny sky today with a high around 90 degrees.

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Hotter, Drier Weather For Alabama Later This Week

Hotter, Drier Weather For Alabama Later This Week

| August 31, 2020 @ 3:04 pm

RADAR CHECK: As expected, we have a number of showers and strong thunderstorms across Alabama this afternoon. They are moving eastward, and stronger storms are producing very heavy rain, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. SPC maintains a low end, “marginal risk” (level 1/5) for the northern half of the state through the evening hours.

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Scattered Storms Later Today; Heat Levels Rising In Coming Days

Scattered Storms Later Today; Heat Levels Rising In Coming Days

| August 31, 2020 @ 6:00 am

LAST DAY OF METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER: While this is indeed the last day of meteorological summer, please understand Alabama has some very hot weather during the month of September. In fact, the hottest temperature on record in Alabama came on September 5, 1925, when Centreville in Bibb County soared to 112 degrees. It doesn’t magically turn cooler on September 1.

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A Few Isolated Tornadoes Are Possible Tomorrow Over North Alabama

A Few Isolated Tornadoes Are Possible Tomorrow Over North Alabama

| August 27, 2020 @ 3:14 pm

RADAR CHECK: A fast-moving band of thunderstorms has been moving through West Alabama this afternoon producing gusty winds and some small hail; this is one of the outer feeder bands associated with Tropical Storm Laura, which is now over Arkansas. Other scattered showers and thunderstorms are over East Alabama; otherwise, the sky is partly sunny with temperatures mostly in the upper 80s and low 90s.

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A Few Strong Storms Around Tonight/Tomorrow; Active Tropics

A Few Strong Storms Around Tonight/Tomorrow; Active Tropics

| August 20, 2020 @ 3:27 pm

RADAR CHECK: A band of showers and thunderstorms continues to move northward through Central Alabama this afternoon; the heavier storms are capable of producing strong, gusty winds and lots of lightning. SPC maintains a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) for most of the state through tonight.

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Scattered To Numerous Showers/Storms Through The Weekend

Scattered To Numerous Showers/Storms Through The Weekend

| August 20, 2020 @ 5:53 am

UNSETTLED SUMMER WEATHER: A moist, unstable airmass will cover Alabama through the weekend, and we will deal with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms on a daily basis. Most of them will come from about noon to midnight, but we can’t rule out a few late night or morning showers in this pattern. And, where storms form, they could be pretty strong. SPC has all 67 Alabama counties in a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) today and tomorrow.

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Showers Becoming Fewer In Number Over The Weekend

Showers Becoming Fewer In Number Over The Weekend

| August 14, 2020 @ 3:37 pm

RADAR CHECK: We have numerous showers and thunderstorms in process across Alabama this afternoon… moving steadily to the east. Heavier storms are likely over the southwest part of the state this evening, where SPC has defined a “marginal risk” (level 1/5)…

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Occasional Showers/Storms Today; Drier Over The Weekend

Occasional Showers/Storms Today; Drier Over The Weekend

| August 14, 2020 @ 5:46 am

RADAR CHECK: Several large areas of rain and thunderstorms are moving across Central Alabama early this morning with temperatures in the 70s. Today will be fairly wet for the state with occasional showers and storms; the high will be in the mid to upper 80s for most communities with only a limited amount of sunshine. Like recent days, stronger storms will produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and lots of lightning.

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Showers/Storms Likely Tomorrow; Then Drier For The Weekend

Showers/Storms Likely Tomorrow; Then Drier For The Weekend

| August 13, 2020 @ 3:14 pm

RADAR CHECK: Again today we have random, slow moving showers and thunderstorms across Alabama and the Deep South. Stronger storms are producing heavy rain, gusty winds, and lots of lighting. They will fade away late tonight as the air cools and becomes more stable.

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Wet At Times Through Tomorrow; Lower Heat Levels Next Week

Wet At Times Through Tomorrow; Lower Heat Levels Next Week

| August 13, 2020 @ 5:44 am

UNSETTLED SUMMER WEATHER: We note a few showers over Northeast Alabama early this morning, but most of the state is dry and very humid. Like recent days, we expect scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms later today and tonight in the unstable air. Some spots will see heavy rain, gusty winds, and lots of lightning where stronger thunderstorms develop, and the high this afternoon will be in the 87-90 degree range for most communities.

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Occasional Showers/Storms Through Friday

Occasional Showers/Storms Through Friday

| August 12, 2020 @ 3:11 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and thunderstorms are most active over the eastern half of Alabama this afternoon; some communities are seeing heavy rain, frequent lightning, and gusty winds with the heavier storms. Additional showers and storms will likely develop in the unstable air over the rest of the state in coming hours, and some could linger well into the night. Temperatures are in the 70s where rain is falling; over in West Alabama we are seeing mostly low 90s.

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