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Severe thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Tallapoosa County Until 4 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Tallapoosa County Until 4 p.m.

| July 3, 2020 @ 3:22 pm

At 317 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Goldville, or 10 miles northeast of Alexander City, and is nearly stationary.

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Hot, Humid Weekend With Scattered Storms

Hot, Humid Weekend With Scattered Storms

| July 3, 2020 @ 3:11 pm

**No Weather Xtreme video this afternoon; we are on a holiday schedule** RADAR CHECK: We have your classic case of random, scattered showers and thunderstorms across Alabama on this early July afternoon. Storm are moving slowly to the southwest, and some are producing very heavy rain, gusty winds, and lots of lightning. Away from the […]

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Anniston’s 44-Year-Old Book Rack Saved from Closing by New Owners

Anniston’s 44-Year-Old Book Rack Saved from Closing by New Owners

| July 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

The Book Rack, an Anniston institution that was set to close after almost 45 years, opened a new chapter July 1 as “Jo’s Book Rack.”

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Very Warm & Dry as We Head Toward the Midday Hour

Very Warm & Dry as We Head Toward the Midday Hour

| July 3, 2020 @ 10:40 am

As of 10:25 am, we have a clean sweep on the radar, and skies across Central Alabama are mostly sunny with only a few stray clouds out there.

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New Public Pavilion Opens at Smith Lake

New Public Pavilion Opens at Smith Lake

| July 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am

A new public weigh-in pavilion is open at the Lewis Smith Lake Dam boat ramp in Walker County. The pavilion was funded through a partnership between B.A.S.S. and Alabama Power and constructed with the help of many others.

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Wet Willie’s Jimmy Hall to Join WeatherBrains Monday Night

Wet Willie’s Jimmy Hall to Join WeatherBrains Monday Night

| July 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am

Jimmy will talk about that era in music and the band’s history and will explore our favorite Wet Willie song, which is more relevant than ever today.

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Hot, Humid Weekend Ahead With A Few Scattered Storms

Hot, Humid Weekend Ahead With A Few Scattered Storms

| July 3, 2020 @ 5:33 am

HOT, HUIMD SUMMER WEATHER: The weather looks pretty routine for the holiday weekend across Alabama with hot, humid days, a partly sunny sky, and the risk of a “pop up” type thunderstorm during the afternoon and evening hours, generally between 1:00 and 9:00 p.m. Odds of any one spot getting wet today are only 10-20 percent, around 30 percent tomorrow, and 40 percent Sunday. The afternoon storms will be random and scattered, no way of knowing in advance exactly when and where they pop up.

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Salvation Army Facilities in Dothan, Gadsden, Mobile Have New Leaders

Salvation Army Facilities in Dothan, Gadsden, Mobile Have New Leaders

| July 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

The Salvation Army on June 29 announced that three Alabama locations have new leadership as part of the routine appointment changes made every few years throughout the international philanthropic organization.

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Hot, Humid Days With A Few Storms

Hot, Humid Days With A Few Storms

| July 2, 2020 @ 3:12 pm

RADAR CHECK: As expected, showers and storms are fewer in number across Alabama this afternoon. In fact, much of the state is enjoying a mostly sunny sky with temperatures generally between 86 and 89 degrees at mid-afternoon. There are a few isolated showers over the eastern half of the state… those will end once the sun goes down.

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Dr. Ann Kulze Says for Optimal Nutrition, Go for Variety

Dr. Ann Kulze Says for Optimal Nutrition, Go for Variety

| July 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

In an evaluation from Sweden’s Lund University, scientists documented the awesome, collective health-boosting power multiple great-for-you foods can provide vs. individual ones.

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A Quick Check on Our Weather at Midday; Marginal Risk Dropped for Central Alabama

A Quick Check on Our Weather at Midday; Marginal Risk Dropped for Central Alabama

| July 2, 2020 @ 12:16 pm

As of 11:50 am, radar shows nearly all of Central Alabama is rain-free at the moment, but some showers have crept across the state line and are affecting portions of Pickens, Sumter, and Marengo counties.

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Alabama Power Foundation’s Community Impact Gets National Attention in New Handbook

Alabama Power Foundation’s Community Impact Gets National Attention in New Handbook

| July 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am

During a recent virtual panel discussion about impact investing and the need to make a difference, Alabama Power Foundation President Myla Calhoun said companies and foundations must make their money count.

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