Tag: wet

Rain/Storms Today; Delightful Weekend Ahead

Rain/Storms Today; Delightful Weekend Ahead

| April 26, 2018 @ 6:22 am

WET IS THE WORD: A strong upper air wave is pushing a large rain mass into Alabama this morning… we expect widespread rain through midday. This afternoon we trend drier, but the air could become unstable over the eastern counties of the state, and SPC maintains a “marginal risk” of severe storms near the Georgia border… for places like Heflin, Wedowee, Roanoke, Lineville, Lafayette, Opelika, and Phenix City.

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Wet At Times Over The Weekend; More Cold Air Next Week

Wet At Times Over The Weekend; More Cold Air Next Week

| March 9, 2018 @ 3:18 pm

BLUE SKY AND SUNSHINE: After a sub-freezing start with most communities in the 20s, we have warmed into the 60s this afternoon with a good supply of sunshine. We stay stay above freezing tonight as a south wind kicks in and clouds slowly increase after midnight.

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Rain At Times Through Tonight

Rain At Times Through Tonight

| March 5, 2018 @ 6:29 am

After a sparkling weekend, clouds returned to Alabama last night, and we will forecast some rain at times through tonight as a cold front approaches.

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Heaviest Rain Over Far North Alabama

Heaviest Rain Over Far North Alabama

| February 28, 2018 @ 5:22 am

WET AT TIMES: A moist airmass has moved up into Alabama this morning, and we will deal with occasional showers through tomorrow. The heaviest rain will come over the Tennessee Valley of far North Alabama, where a flood watch will be in effect for potential of 2-4 inches of rain.

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Rain Tapers Off Later Today; Falling Temperatures

Rain Tapers Off Later Today; Falling Temperatures

| February 7, 2018 @ 5:23 am

LOUD EARLY MORNING STORMS: A band of thunderstorms with torrential rain and gusty winds has been moving through North/Central Alabama early this morning… heaviest rain is now south of I-20.

Heavier rain will push into the southern half of the state in coming hours, where SPC maintains a “marginal risk” of severe thunderstorms. The main threats are from gusty thunderstorm winds and small hail; the tornado threat is very low, but not zero.

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Scattered Showers Today; Rain More Widespread Tonight/Tomorrow

Scattered Showers Today; Rain More Widespread Tonight/Tomorrow

| February 6, 2018 @ 5:56 am

RADAR CHECK: Scattered showers are moving eastward across Central Alabama early this morning; the sky is cloudy and temperatures are mostly in the 40s at daybreak. Mostly cloudy conditions will continue throughout the day, with temperatures rising into the low 60s this afternoon. We will maintain the chance of scattered showers, but the more widespread rain comes late tonight into tomorrow morning with a slow moving cold front approaching. Looks like another beneficial rain event for the state with amounts in the 1-2″ range for most places.

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Cold, Wet Day For Alabama

Cold, Wet Day For Alabama

| January 8, 2018 @ 4:05 am

EARLY THIS MORNING: A cold rain is falling over much of Alabama; some sleet is mixed with the rain on the leading edge. NWS offices continue a winter weather advisory for far East Alabama and North Georgia due to the potential for some freezing rain; this is where temperatures are at or below freezing.

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Rain, Then Much Colder

Rain, Then Much Colder

| December 22, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: We have scattered light rain showers across Alabama this afternoon, but there is an axis of much heavier rain from the Ark-La-Tex region through parts of Arkansas and Tennessee, where a flash flood watch is in effect through tonight.

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Rain, Then Cold Air Arrives For Christmas

Rain, Then Cold Air Arrives For Christmas

| December 22, 2017 @ 6:11 am

WET, THEN COLD: An upper trough will be lifting out of the Southwest U.S. today, and will bring lots of rain to the southern U.S. over the next 36 hours. We note a flash flood watch is in effect for parts of Tennessee and far North Mississippi, where rain amounts could exceed 3 inches…

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More Rain Ahead; Much Colder By Christmas

More Rain Ahead; Much Colder By Christmas

| December 21, 2017 @ 3:22 pm

MORE RAIN ON THE WAY: Another upper trough will lift out of the Southwest U.S. over the next 24 hours; tomorrow will be a mostly cloudy day with some risk of showers, but the most widespread rain will come tomorrow night into Saturday morning. Seems like the main window for rain comes from 12:00 midnight tomorrow night through 12:00 noon Saturday.

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Rain Moves In; Much Colder Later Today

Rain Moves In; Much Colder Later Today

| December 5, 2017 @ 6:40 am

RADAR CHECK: Rain is increasing over the northern half of Alabama this morning ahead of a strong cold front near Memphis. The front will pass through the state today, and rain will become widespread with potential for some thunder; the good news is that we do not expect any issues with severe thunderstorms. Rain amounts of 1/2 to 1 inch can be expected through early tonight, when the rain shifts to the south.

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A Cool Rainy Night Ahead; Drier Air Returns Tomorrow

A Cool Rainy Night Ahead; Drier Air Returns Tomorrow

| November 8, 2017 @ 3:11 pm

COOL NOVEMBER DAY: The average high at Birmingham for November 8 is 68… we are well below that level this afternoon with temperatures in the 48-58 degree range for most communities over the northern half of the state. Haleyville and Cullman are only in the upper 40s at mid-afternoon. The sky is overcast, and rain […]

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Wet/Windy Tonight; Improving Weather Tomorrow

Wet/Windy Tonight; Improving Weather Tomorrow

| September 11, 2017 @ 2:29 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video today due to our coverage on ABC 33/40** COLD, WET, WINDY: This sure doesn’t feel like a September day. Temperatures are only in the 50s over much of North and East Alabama with a soaking rain and strong north wind on the west side of the circulation of Tropical Storm […]

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Windy/Wet Through Tonight; Improving Weather Tomorrow

Windy/Wet Through Tonight; Improving Weather Tomorrow

| September 11, 2017 @ 6:21 am

IRMA WEAKENING AND HEADED OUR WAY: The large rain shield associated with Irma is moving into the Birmingham metro as I write this early this morning; that rain will overspread most of the state during the day today and continue tonight. Southwest Alabama, however, will stay dry for the most part… places like Mobile, Jackson, […]

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Periods Of Rain Through Tomorrow; Dry Weekend Ahead

Periods Of Rain Through Tomorrow; Dry Weekend Ahead

| August 30, 2017 @ 6:41 am

WET IS THE WORD: Tropical Storm Harvey is making a second landfall on the Louisiana coast south of Lake Charles this morning, and it is finally on the move. With a track west of Alabama, we will be on the wet side of the system, and Harvey promises to bring a good wet down to the state through tomorrow night.

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