Tag: wet

Drier Days Ahead For Alabama

Drier Days Ahead For Alabama

| September 27, 2018 @ 3:35 pm

RADAR CHECK: A number of showers and thunderstorms continue across Alabama this afternoon; stronger storms are producing heavy rain and lighting as they move northeast. A flash flood watch remains in effect for parts of North and Central Alabama through the evening hours…

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Still Wet Today, Then Dry Through Much Of Next Week

Still Wet Today, Then Dry Through Much Of Next Week

| September 27, 2018 @ 6:23 am

STILL WET: We will forecast periods of rain today along with potential for some thunder; additional rain amounts of around one inch are likely. Temperatures won’t get out of the 70s because of clouds and rain. The rain will end tonight as drier air begins to drop southward.

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Wet Tomorrow; Then Mostly Dry Friday And Over The Weekend

Wet Tomorrow; Then Mostly Dry Friday And Over The Weekend

| September 26, 2018 @ 3:32 pm

WET: We will continue to forecast a good chance of rain at times tonight and tomorrow with a few embedded thunderstorms. Additional rain amounts of 1-2 inches are possible; keep in mind some places saw over three inches of rain today. The sky will remain mostly cloudy, and once again we won’t get out of the 70s tomorrow.

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Wet Is The Word For Alabama

Wet Is The Word For Alabama

| September 26, 2018 @ 5:36 am

WET THROUGH TOMORROW: A widespread, beneficial rain event is ahead for Alabama over the next 48 hours as a deep upper trough pushes a cold front in our direction. Rain is extensive this morning over the northern third of the state, and NWS Huntsville has issued a flash flood watch for the Tennessee Valley today.

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Rain/Storms Likely Tomorrow and Thursday

Rain/Storms Likely Tomorrow and Thursday

| September 25, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and storms continue to increase across Alabama this afternoon… some of the heaviest rain was falling over the western counties of the state, near the Mississippi border. We also note a few storms have reached severe limits over the southeastern tip of the state around Abbeville and Dothan. Showers and storms are moving northeast.

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Generally Wet Weather Continues Through Thursday

Generally Wet Weather Continues Through Thursday

| September 25, 2018 @ 6:00 am

MID-WEEK: A deep upper trough will dig down into the Central U.S. over the next few days, pushing a cold front in our direction. This will keep our weather wet through tomorrow and Wednesday with periods of rain and a few thunderstorms. Additional rain amounts of 2-3″ are likely over the northern half of the state. Like yesterday, a few strong storms are possible, but organized severe weather is not expected.

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Occasional Showers/Storms Through The Week

Occasional Showers/Storms Through The Week

| September 24, 2018 @ 3:36 pm

RADAR CHECK: As expected, we have a number of showers and thunderstorms in progress across Alabama this afternoon; they are moving slowly northward. Some are producing heavy rain and lightning, but they are all well below severe limits. We will maintain the chance of showers tonight in the moist, unstable air over Alabama.

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Wet/Unsettled Weather For Alabama This Week

Wet/Unsettled Weather For Alabama This Week

| September 24, 2018 @ 6:27 am

WET PATTERN DEVELOPING: Birmingham has received less than one inch (0.89″) of rain during the entire month of September, so conditions are getting pretty dry around here. In fact, the last day with over 1/2″ of rain was back on August 1. The good news is that a wet pattern is setting up across Alabama and the Deep South this week as the upper ridge weakens, move eastward, and a surface front approaches.

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Unsettled Weather For Alabama; Eyes On Florence

Unsettled Weather For Alabama; Eyes On Florence

| September 10, 2018 @ 6:56 am

WET AT TIMES: A stalled front over far Northwest Alabama, and an upper trough will set the stage for a good chance of showers and thunderstorms for much of our state today; the sky will be mostly cloudy with a high around 80 degrees. Drier air behind the front is confined to the northwest corner of the state… Muscle Shoals and Florence will see few, if any showers today.

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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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