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The Latest on the Tropics…

| June 25, 2019 @ 12:01 pm

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Midday Nowcast: Mainly Dry and Getting Hot

Midday Nowcast: Mainly Dry and Getting Hot

| June 25, 2019 @ 11:02 am

Our Tuesday is fairly typical of what you expect for summer in Alabama as temperatures late this morning are in the 80s for the most part

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Code Yellow Air Quality Today In The Birmingham Metro Thanks In Part To Saharan Dust

Code Yellow Air Quality Today In The Birmingham Metro Thanks In Part To Saharan Dust

| June 25, 2019 @ 9:06 am

PM2.5 is expected to be in the yellow range and Ozone is expected to be in the green range.

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Afternoon Storms Mainly Over South Alabama Today

Afternoon Storms Mainly Over South Alabama Today

| June 25, 2019 @ 5:54 am

HOT, MUGGY DAY AHEAD: Look for a high around 90 degrees this afternoon with a partly sunny sky; any shower later today over the northern half of the state should be pretty isolated. Scattered afternoon thunderstorms are a bit more likely over the southern half of the state; SPC has a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) defined for areas south of a line from near Eutaw to Fort Deposit to Abbeville.

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Major Employers Join New Birmingham Workforce-Development Program

Major Employers Join New Birmingham Workforce-Development Program

| June 25, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Birmingham Promise gives career paths to high school seniors and graduates.

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Alabama Playing Major Role In ULA’s Next-Gen Vulcan Centaur Rocket

Alabama Playing Major Role In ULA’s Next-Gen Vulcan Centaur Rocket

| June 25, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The Vulcan Centaur is the United Launch Alliance’s next-generation rocket. It will be made in Decatur and powered by Blue Origin engines built in Huntsville.

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Down In The Delta Is An Alabama Maker Turning Imagination Into Jewelry

Down In The Delta Is An Alabama Maker Turning Imagination Into Jewelry

| June 25, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Judy Pimperl can repurpose pieces of metal into wearable art.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Jazz Guitarist Johnny Smith Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Jazz Guitarist Johnny Smith Was Born

| June 25, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Smith wrote the song ‘Walk, Don’t Run,’ which became a hit for the Ventures.

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Strong Storms Over The Northeastern Parts of Central Alabama As We Approach 5:00 PM

Strong Storms Over The Northeastern Parts of Central Alabama As We Approach 5:00 PM

| June 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

At 4:50 pm, a cluster of thunderstorms were over Cleburne County and down into the northern parts of Clay and Randolph counties.

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Strong Storms Forming Over East Alabama; Drier Tomorrow

Strong Storms Forming Over East Alabama; Drier Tomorrow

| June 24, 2019 @ 3:26 pm

RADAR CHECK: As expected, showers and strong thunderstorms are forming over Northeast Alabama this afternoon… mostly east of I-65, and north of I-20. Heavier storms are producing gusty winds and frequent lightning as they move eastward. SPC maintains a “slight risk” (level 1/5) of severe thunderstorms for Northeast Alabama through the evening hours.

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Potential For Strong To Severe Storms Continue This Afternoon & For Parts Of The Area Tomorrow

Potential For Strong To Severe Storms Continue This Afternoon & For Parts Of The Area Tomorrow

| June 24, 2019 @ 2:20 pm

The good news at 2:00 pm is that NWS Huntsville talked it over with the Storm Prediction Center and has decided to hold off on issuing a Severe Thunderstorm Watch at the moment.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible

SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible

| June 24, 2019 @ 12:23 pm

Isolated severe thunderstorms with primarily a strong to damaging wind threat may develop this afternoon. Watch issuance is possible.

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A Quick Check On The Severe Storm Potential Just Before 11:00 AM

A Quick Check On The Severe Storm Potential Just Before 11:00 AM

| June 24, 2019 @ 10:54 am

At 10:50 am, the radar is pretty quiet across Central Alabama, but we do have a few showers moving across the central portions of North Alabama.

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Strong Storms Possible Later Today

Strong Storms Possible Later Today

| June 24, 2019 @ 6:24 am

It is a humid Monday morning across Alabama, and radar shows another MCS (Mesoscale Convective System) north and west of our state over Middle Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

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On This Day In Alabama History: 2006 Shelby County Time Capsule Was Buried

On This Day In Alabama History: 2006 Shelby County Time Capsule Was Buried

| June 24, 2019 @ 5:00 am

This time capsule replaced the original one buried in 1906.

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Experts Studying Bat Populations In Alabama

Experts Studying Bat Populations In Alabama

| June 24, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Bat enthusiasts, including Alabama Power biologists, from across the state flocked to Hamilton earlier this month to search for their favorite creature of the night at the annual Bat Blitz.

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