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Zeta Continues to Strengthen, Possibly into a Hurricane by Late Monday

Zeta Continues to Strengthen, Possibly into a Hurricane by Late Monday

| October 25, 2020 @ 9:52 pm

Zeta is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength when it approaches the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday, and there is an increasing risk of storm surge, rainfall, and wind impacts from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle.

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Alabama Joins Coastal States to Embrace the Gulf

Alabama Joins Coastal States to Embrace the Gulf

| October 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Like many who live in coastal Alabama, Phillip Hinesley has a personal connection to the Gulf of Mexico. Yes, like many, he loves to fish, but his connection goes beyond the excitement of reeling in a catch from Alabama’s Gulf waters.

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Zeta is Stronger

Zeta is Stronger

| October 25, 2020 @ 5:10 pm

Landfall will occur Wednesday somewhere between Vermillion Bay, LA and Destin, FL. Impacts will felt across a wide area, far away from where the center makes landfall, including much of the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle and into inland sections of Alabama and Mississippi.

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Clouds Hang Tough

Clouds Hang Tough

| October 25, 2020 @ 2:10 pm

There will be a few peeks of sunshine as we go through the afternoon, but skies should remain mostly cloudy.

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UA’s CrossingPoints Receives $4M in Grants to Enhance Education Efforts

UA’s CrossingPoints Receives $4M in Grants to Enhance Education Efforts

| October 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

The University of Alabama’s CrossingPoints Transition Program has received two federal grants totaling more than $4 million to enhance education efforts for young adults who have intellectual disabilities and to assist special education teachers and rehab counselors.

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Noon Notes on Tropical Storm Zeta…Including Potential Central Alabama Impacts

Noon Notes on Tropical Storm Zeta…Including Potential Central Alabama Impacts

| October 25, 2020 @ 1:25 pm

Zeta will bring winds, surge, and heavy rains to the Gulf Coast, and on the current NHC track, could spread tropical storm force winds and heavy rains into Central Alabama Wednesday night and early Thursday.

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Sunday Morning Look At Tropical Storm Zeta

Sunday Morning Look At Tropical Storm Zeta

| October 25, 2020 @ 6:23 am

Tropical Storm Zeta, with winds of 40 mph this morning, is expected to become a hurricane by tomorrow night as it moves over the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula. Then, it weakens into a tropical storm Wednesday as it approaches the Central Gulf Coast due to cooler water and strong winds aloft. Some notes concerning […]

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Sunday Weather Xtreme:  Eyes on the Tropics…Again

Sunday Weather Xtreme: Eyes on the Tropics…Again

| October 25, 2020 @ 6:00 am

Tropical Depression 28 in the western Caribbean will move into the southern Gulf of Mexico Monday night and will affect the northern Gulf Coast late Wednesday as a tropical storm.

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The Latest on Now Tropical Storm Zeta

The Latest on Now Tropical Storm Zeta

| October 25, 2020 @ 4:00 am

Zeta is meandering over the northwestern Caribbean Sea.

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Alabama City Transforms Alley Into Vibrant Outdoor Space

Alabama City Transforms Alley Into Vibrant Outdoor Space

| October 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

In downtown Wetumpka, there’s an alleyway that links Company Street and Hill Street. Until recently, the alley was an unlit and uninspired walkthrough with four spots for people to park their cars while running routine errands.

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Tropical Depression Twenty-Eight Forms Over the Caribbean; Tropical Storm Watch Issued for Western Cuba

Tropical Depression Twenty-Eight Forms Over the Caribbean; Tropical Storm Watch Issued for Western Cuba

| October 24, 2020 @ 4:11 pm

On the forecast track, the center of the depression is anticipated to remain south of Cuba tomorrow and approach the Yucatan Channel or Yucatan Peninsula late Monday before emerging into the southern Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday.

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Alabama Power Retiree, JSU’s First Black Student Barbara Curry-Story Remembered for ‘Grace and Dignity’

Alabama Power Retiree, JSU’s First Black Student Barbara Curry-Story Remembered for ‘Grace and Dignity’

| October 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

On a campus already grieving several unrelated deaths over the past few weeks comes the news of another great loss. Barbara Curry-Story, the first Black student to attend Jacksonville State University, died on Oct. 20.

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