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Warmer Days Ahead; Rain By Thursday Night

Warmer Days Ahead; Rain By Thursday Night

| December 11, 2018 @ 2:40 pm

WARMING TREND: The freezing fog that produced icy bridges and dozens of crashes across the Birmingham metro area earlier today has dissipated; we have a cloudless sky this afternoon with temperatures in the 45-50 degree range. Tonight will be clear and cold again; most communities will drop into the 20s early tomorrow morning.

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Much Better At Midday As Fog Has Dissipated

Much Better At Midday As Fog Has Dissipated

| December 11, 2018 @ 11:58 am

The good news is the freezing fog that was occurring across the area has now dissipated and much of Central Alabama is being bathed in sunshine.

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This Morning’s Freezing Fog Event

This Morning’s Freezing Fog Event

| December 11, 2018 @ 10:23 am

This was not a good morning for commuters in the Birmingham metro. Here is a look at the event, and some answers to questions I am hearing… LAST NIGHT: Late last night, the sky was clearing, the air was drier, and moisture on most roads was evaporating. Still, the advice was to use caution early […]

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Freezing Fog Advisory Extended, Roadways Are Still A “Big Ole Mess”

Freezing Fog Advisory Extended, Roadways Are Still A “Big Ole Mess”

| December 11, 2018 @ 8:46 am

NWS Birmingham extends the Freezing Fog Advisory until 10:00 am CST for Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Marengo, Marion, Perry, Pickens, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, and Winston counties.

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Icy Conditions Along With Freezing Fog Wreaking Havoc On The Roads

Icy Conditions Along With Freezing Fog Wreaking Havoc On The Roads

| December 11, 2018 @ 7:39 am

As of 7:20 am this morning, leftover moisture on the roadways and bridges, along with the freezing fog that has developed across the area is causing some travel issues out there on the highways and other roads.

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Freezing Fog Advisory Expanded Southward; Ice Causing Many Traffic Accidents Across Area

Freezing Fog Advisory Expanded Southward; Ice Causing Many Traffic Accidents Across Area

| December 11, 2018 @ 7:34 am

Multiple wrecks including some major accidents are being caused by ice on roadways this morning. The freezing fog advisory has been extended further southward.

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Icy Spots on Roadways This Morning; Some Schools Delaying Starts

Icy Spots on Roadways This Morning; Some Schools Delaying Starts

| December 11, 2018 @ 7:13 am

Watch out for icy spots on area roads this morning as fog is freezing on contact with exposed surfaces.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: December 10th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: December 10th, 2018

| December 11, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for December 10th, 2018 was 40F.  The low was 35F.

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Brighter Today; Next Rain Thursday Night

Brighter Today; Next Rain Thursday Night

| December 11, 2018 @ 5:23 am

FREEZING FOG: A freezing fog advisory is in effect for North/Central Alabama this morning. Fog has formed with a clear sky, light wind, and wet ground conditions. Surface temperatures are below freezing, and this is leading to ice on some bridges and overpasses. Multiple accidents have been reported on elevated Interstate highways in the Birmingham metro… so be very careful.

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Pitcher Throws Changeup, Hits Homerun With Birmingham’s Oldest Independent Bookstore

Pitcher Throws Changeup, Hits Homerun With Birmingham’s Oldest Independent Bookstore

| December 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Baseball is what first brought Paul Seitz to Alabama. In fact, he owns a special piece of Birmingham’s baseball history.

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Alabama Power Honored For Diversity Efforts At Equal Opportunity Dinner

Alabama Power Honored For Diversity Efforts At Equal Opportunity Dinner

| December 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Birmingham Urban League honored corporate citizens and community leaders Saturday, Dec. 8 at its Equal Opportunity Dinner.

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Showers & Flurries Diminishing, Drier Air Moving In

Showers & Flurries Diminishing, Drier Air Moving In

| December 10, 2018 @ 7:02 pm

Light showers and a few flurries are now confined along and around the I-20 corridor east of I-65 as we approach the 7:00 pm hour in Central Alabama.

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Snowflakes Cause Excitement But No Problems For Alabama; Could Be Icy Spot or Two Tomorrow Morning Though

Snowflakes Cause Excitement But No Problems For Alabama; Could Be Icy Spot or Two Tomorrow Morning Though

| December 10, 2018 @ 3:21 pm

A few snowflakes are mixing with a light, cold rain across parts of North and Central Alabama this afternoon, producing a little wonder and excitement but fortunately no travel issues. The precipitation will end by this evening and it will be cold overnight. Watch for patchy ice on roads tomorrow morning.

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Precipitation Continuing To Push Southward, A Few Flurries Still Possible

Precipitation Continuing To Push Southward, A Few Flurries Still Possible

| December 10, 2018 @ 3:04 pm

Drier air being advected into North Alabama along with the core of a trough dropping well to the southeast of the area, precipitation is starting to come to an end over the northern parts of the state.

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