Tag: storms

Scattered Storms Through Tomorrow; Dry Weekend Ahead

Scattered Storms Through Tomorrow; Dry Weekend Ahead

| May 28, 2020 @ 5:47 am

SUN AND STORMS: A batch of showers and thunderstorms is passing through Central Alabama early this morning, those will end soon. The midday hours look fairly quiet today with intervals of sunshine and temperatures rising into the 80s. Then, more scattered thunderstorms form by mid to late afternoon and early tonight. Those storms could be strong; possibly severe in spots. SPC has defined a “slight risk” (level 2/5) of severe thunderstorms for areas north and west of Birmingham, with a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) for the rest of the state.

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Occasional Showers/Storms Through Friday

Occasional Showers/Storms Through Friday

| May 27, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

RADAR CHECK: A large area of rain and thunderstorms covers much of Alabama this afternoon; storms remain below severe limits, but they are producing very heavy amounts of rain, and flooding is possible. SPC maintains a low end, “marginal risk” of severe thunderstorms for much of the state through the evening hours… heavier storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.

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Showers/Strong Storms Across Alabama Today

Showers/Strong Storms Across Alabama Today

| April 29, 2020 @ 5:40 am

RADAR CHECK: Showers have moved into the state early this morning, but as expected they have weakened considerably over the past 12 hours. But, later today, a few strong, possibly severe thunderstorms could develop ahead of a cold front. SPC has defined a “slight risk” (level 2/5) for areas south of a line from Tuscaloosa to Cullman to Scottsboro, with a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) as far north as Hamilton and Killen.

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Scattered Storms This Evening; Large Hail Possible

Scattered Storms This Evening; Large Hail Possible

| April 23, 2020 @ 3:13 pm

SCATTERED STORMS INCREASING: Thunderstorms are increasing through parts of Central Alabama this afternoon; one storm has moved through parts of Sumter, Greene, and Hale counties in West Alabama producing large hail. Other storms that form will also be capable of large hail as they move northeast. The good news is that wind profiles do not support tornado activity over Alabama now. SPC maintains a “slight risk” (level 2/5) of severe thunderstorms for most of the state.

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More Storms This Afternoon; Possibly Severe

More Storms This Afternoon; Possibly Severe

| April 23, 2020 @ 5:58 am

EARLY MORNING SOAKER: A large mass of rain with a few embedded thunderstorms has been moving across Alabama this morning. The air is cool and stable over the northern half of the state, and while we have experience gusty winds in spots along with some loud thunder, there has been no severe weather so far. However, to the south, a tornado watch is in effect for the southern quarter of Alabama until 1:00p CT.

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Today’s Severe Weather Threat In Alabama

Today’s Severe Weather Threat In Alabama

| April 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am

Another vigorous spring weather system will impact Alabama today, with the dual threat of severe thunderstorms and flooding. THIS MORNING: Rain and thunderstorms are over much of Alabama this morning, ahead of a northward moving warm front. These storms are elevated, in a stable airmass, but are still capable of producing small hail, strong, damaging […]

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Afternoon Update On The Severe Weather Threat Tomorrow

Afternoon Update On The Severe Weather Threat Tomorrow

| April 18, 2020 @ 1:24 pm

SPC has upgraded parts of West and Southwest Alabama to a “moderate risk” (level 4/5) of severe thunderstorms tomorrow/tomorrow night. The greatest severe weather threat tomorrow will likely focus along/south of a warm front, which is expected to move to a point near I-20 by mid to late afternoon. A cold front is also forecast […]

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A Detailed Look At Tomorrow’s Severe Weather Threat

A Detailed Look At Tomorrow’s Severe Weather Threat

| April 18, 2020 @ 6:41 am

APRIL IN ALABAMA: This is the core of the spring tornado season in Alabama, and for the second Sunday in a row we have the threat of strong to severe thunderstorms across the state. A vigorous weather system will bring multiple rounds of rain and thunderstorms to the Deep South; dynamically speaking this one is […]

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The Alabama Severe Weather Threat Today

The Alabama Severe Weather Threat Today

| April 12, 2020 @ 5:54 am

Ingredients are in place for severe thunderstorms across Alabama later today and tonight. Intense storms capable of widespread damaging winds, large hail, and several strong tornadoes are possible with several rounds of storms. SPC maintains a “moderate risk” (level 4/5) of severe thunderstorms most of Alabama. Rain is falling this morning over the northern half […]

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Afternoon Update On The Severe Weather Threat Tomorrow

Afternoon Update On The Severe Weather Threat Tomorrow

| April 11, 2020 @ 3:19 pm

If you are outside today, it is almost unimaginable that we are expecting a dangerous severe weather threat across the Deep South in 24 hours. We are enjoying blue sky, sunshine, and low humidity. But, the atmosphere will undergo a remarkable transformation tomorrow, and by the evening hours a very unstable airmass will be in […]

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