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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| September 24, 2018 @ 12:11 am

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on recently downgraded Tropical Depression Kirk, located several hundred miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands, and on Subtropical Storm Leslie located more than 1000 miles west of the Azores.

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Subtropical Storm Leslie Moving Slowly Southwestward

Subtropical Storm Leslie Moving Slowly Southwestward

| September 23, 2018 @ 9:45 pm

At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Subtropical Storm Leslie was located near latitude 33.3 North, longitude 48.5 West. The storm is moving toward the southwest near 5 mph (7 km/h), and little motion is anticipated through Monday. An eastward motion at a faster forward speed is expected by Tuesday.

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Kirk Weaker And Accelerating Westward

Kirk Weaker And Accelerating Westward

| September 23, 2018 @ 9:38 pm

At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Kirk was located near latitude 9.4 North, longitude 35.5 West. The depression is moving toward the west near 25 mph (41 km/h). A rapid westward motion is anticipated for the next day or two. A slight decrease in forward motion is expected by mid-week.

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An Alabama Weather Update at 12:45 p.m.:  A Few Showers Beginning to Form

An Alabama Weather Update at 12:45 p.m.: A Few Showers Beginning to Form

| September 23, 2018 @ 12:42 pm

Showers are beginning to form this afternoon across parts of Central and North Alabama. Rain chances will be going up starting tomorrow.

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Depression Degenerates Into A Trough Of Low Pressure

Depression Degenerates Into A Trough Of Low Pressure

| September 23, 2018 @ 9:33 am

This Is The Last Advisory

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 22nd, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 22nd, 2018

| September 23, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for September 22nd, 2018 was 95F.  The low was 76F.

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Most Areas Hot and Dry for the First Full Day of Fall; Rain Chances Going Up Though

Most Areas Hot and Dry for the First Full Day of Fall; Rain Chances Going Up Though

| September 23, 2018 @ 6:00 am

Another hot and dry day is expected across much of Central Alabama today. The exception will be northwestern sections of the state where clouds and showers will keep temperatures in the lower 80s.

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Recipe: Grilled Eggplant Dip

Recipe: Grilled Eggplant Dip

| September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Dietitians Jessica Ivey and Patricia Terry brought a theme of tasty wellness to the Les Dames Takeover series of chef demonstrations at the Market at Pepper Place on Sept. 15 in Birmingham. Terry and Chef Ivey from the Samford Wellness Kitchen teamed up with some of their Samford University students to share a recipe for Grilled Eggplant Dip (Baba Ghanoush).

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‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer Sets Disney Up For Another 1-2 punch

‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer Sets Disney Up For Another 1-2 punch

| September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Just as this year’s “Black Panther” built buzz around a major character in “Infinity War,” the March release of “Captain Marvel” will pave the way for the next Avengers movie.

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On this Day in Alabama History: Writer Stephen Gresham was Born

On this Day in Alabama History: Writer Stephen Gresham was Born

| September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Another entry in Alabama’s rich history from our partners at the Alabama News Center.

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Alabama Power Issuing Two RFPs For Energy Projects

Alabama Power Issuing Two RFPs For Energy Projects

| September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power is seeking proposals to meet future energy and reliability needs, including proposals for potential renewable energy projects.

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Hot, Final Day of Summer

Hot, Final Day of Summer

| September 22, 2018 @ 1:47 pm

THE FINAL DAY OF SUMMER: And it is sure feeling like it…We are once again basking under a sky with more sun than clouds, hot temperatures, with randomly scattered afternoon showers and storms. Temperatures are ranging from the upper 80s to lower 90s across Central Alabama this afternoon. As we look at the radar there […]

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On this Date in 1975: Hurricane Eloise Sets its Sights on the Gulf Coast

On this Date in 1975: Hurricane Eloise Sets its Sights on the Gulf Coast

| September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am

Hurricane Eloise would have a few surprises before it made landfall along the Gulf Coast.

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Hot With Isolated To Scattered Showers/Storms Through The Weekend

Hot With Isolated To Scattered Showers/Storms Through The Weekend

| September 22, 2018 @ 8:14 am

We are starting off the morning with a good bit of clear skies across the state, with only a few clouds over the western locations… and radar shows a clean slate at the moment, but I have a feeling we’ll see some scattered activity later this afternoon.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 21st, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 21st, 2018

| September 22, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for September 21st, 2018 was 93F.  The low was 78F.

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Birmingham’s Jesse Lewis Among 9 Recognized As Black Pioneers Of Public Relations

Birmingham’s Jesse Lewis Among 9 Recognized As Black Pioneers Of Public Relations

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Birmingham businessman and entrepreneur Dr. Jesse J. Lewis Sr. has been named one of nine black public relations pioneers honored by the Museum of Public Relations in New York.

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Practical Energy Savings Tips Can Be Implemented As New Season Dawns

Practical Energy Savings Tips Can Be Implemented As New Season Dawns

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It may not feel like Autumn, but the cooler temperatures will be here before you know it. Here are some ways you can take advantage of milder days before winter sets in.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Allison Moorer Releases Debut Album

On This Day In Alabama History: Allison Moorer Releases Debut Album

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Allison Moorer released “Alabama Song.” The Monroeville-born singer-songwriter has had success with songs that have appeared in movies.

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