Category: Alabama’s Weather

Hot and Dry Weather to Continue; Drought Worsening; Humberto Only a Threat to Bermuda

Hot and Dry Weather to Continue; Drought Worsening; Humberto Only a Threat to Bermuda

| September 15, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Lots of hot and dry weather is in store for Alabama for the foreseeable future.

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NWS Birmingham SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Schedules Are Out

NWS Birmingham SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Schedules Are Out

| September 14, 2019 @ 1:36 pm

Want to learn more about severe weather safety and storm spotting? There will be several opportunities online and on-location.

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Hot Afternoon, Watching for Scattered Storms

Hot Afternoon, Watching for Scattered Storms

| September 14, 2019 @ 12:30 pm

Through the morning hours, we have seen mainly sunny conditions and that has allowed our temperatures to warm up fast and early this afternoon we are seeing them return to the 90s.

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Scattered Showers & Storms Today; No Help From Humberto

Scattered Showers & Storms Today; No Help From Humberto

| September 14, 2019 @ 7:38 am

While we have an increased risk of scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms across a good bit of the area for today, that may be the last bit of rain we see for a while.

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More Record Highs Today In Central Alabama

More Record Highs Today In Central Alabama

| September 13, 2019 @ 4:44 pm

Donna Reed is back to break those records for us today as we had record-setting highs across Central Alabama.

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Heat Levels Back Off Over The Weekend

Heat Levels Back Off Over The Weekend

| September 13, 2019 @ 2:59 pm

TOO HOT: Temperatures are generally in the mid to upper 90s across Alabama this afternoon. Birmingham reports 97 degrees at 2:30p CT… one degree away from the record high for September 13, 98 set in 1927. There are few showers and storms on radar, but they are widely separated, and will dissipate once the sun […]

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Very Hot & Dry At Midday, Some Showers & Storms Possible Later Today

Very Hot & Dry At Midday, Some Showers & Storms Possible Later Today

| September 13, 2019 @ 12:22 pm

As of 12:15 pm, we are dry across Central Alabama, but there is one stray shower that has popped up just northeast of Fort Payne.

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10:00 AM Update On PTC-9, Forecast To Become A Depression Or Storm Later Today

10:00 AM Update On PTC-9, Forecast To Become A Depression Or Storm Later Today

| September 13, 2019 @ 10:08 am

Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine is forecast to become a tropical depression or tropical storm later today.

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Hot, Mostly Dry Again Today

Hot, Mostly Dry Again Today

| September 13, 2019 @ 8:47 am

Alabama’s weather won’t change much today as a strong upper ridge holds across the region.

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A Few Temperature Records Set On Thursday

A Few Temperature Records Set On Thursday

| September 12, 2019 @ 10:08 pm

A new record high was set today in Montgomery as it topped out at 100 degrees. That breaks the previous record of 99 degrees set back in 2010.

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Air Quality Alert for Friday for Birmingham

Air Quality Alert for Friday for Birmingham

| September 12, 2019 @ 8:21 pm

A code orange ozone alert has been issued for Friday for Birmingham.

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Potential Tropical Cyclone #9 is on the Board:  Forecast Track to Remain in Atlantic, but Bears Watching for Gulf

Potential Tropical Cyclone #9 is on the Board: Forecast Track to Remain in Atlantic, but Bears Watching for Gulf

| September 12, 2019 @ 5:47 pm

Potential Tropical Cyclone #9 has been designated by the NHC. While the forecast track carries it just offshore the eastern coast of Florida, the GFS model still brings a weak system into the Gulf. It bears watching.

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Hot, Mostly Dry Tomorrow; Still Watching The Tropics

Hot, Mostly Dry Tomorrow; Still Watching The Tropics

| September 12, 2019 @ 3:26 pm

RADAR CHECK: As expected, we have only a handful of cooling showers across Alabama this afternoon; most places are dry with a partly to mostly sunny sky. Temperatures are in the mid to upper 90s, about 10 degrees above average for mid-September. The weather won’t change much tomorrow; look for a good supply of sunshine with a high well up in the 90s… odds of any one spot seeing a shower remain small.

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Very Hot At Midday; Few Isolated Showers Possible

Very Hot At Midday; Few Isolated Showers Possible

| September 12, 2019 @ 1:29 pm

At 1:00 pm, skies are mostly clear across Central Alabama with nearly all location dry at this point.

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Hot Afternoons Continue; Eyes On The Gulf This Weekend

Hot Afternoons Continue; Eyes On The Gulf This Weekend

| September 12, 2019 @ 6:44 am

STILL HOT: A strong upper ridge is across the Southeast U.S… and that feature will keep Alabama unseasonably hot through tomorrow with highs in the mid 90s. The sky will be partly to mostly sunny, and any afternoon showers or thunderstorms should be few in number. The average high for September 12 at Birmingham is 86; the record high is 100 set in 1927.

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A Few Scattered, Strong Storms This Afternoon

A Few Scattered, Strong Storms This Afternoon

| September 11, 2019 @ 3:23 pm

RADAR CHECK: On this hot September afternoon we have a few slow moving, random, widely scattered showers and thunderstorms. These will dissipate once the sun goes down later this evening… elsewhere it is a partly sunny day with temperatures mostly in the mid 90s.

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