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Beautiful Today; Rain Returns Friday

Beautiful Today; Rain Returns Friday

| October 23, 2019 @ 5:55 am

FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND: Rain becomes widespread across Alabama Friday and Friday night as a warm front lifts northward. The rain could even be heavy at times, especially over the northern and western counties. The air should be fairly stable, so we don’t expect any severe storms, and probably little lightning. Temperatures should hold in the 60s.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Vulcan’s Torch Turns Green For The First Time

On This Day In Alabama History: Vulcan’s Torch Turns Green For The First Time

| October 23, 2019 @ 5:02 am

Vulcan’s torch was created to serve as a traffic safety signal for Birmingham citizens.

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Alabama Power, Southern Company Give Back In Week Of Service

Alabama Power, Southern Company Give Back In Week Of Service

| October 23, 2019 @ 5:01 am

Employee volunteers are participating in projects throughout the state.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: The Wiregrass

Alabama Legacy Moment: The Wiregrass

| October 23, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The region is named for the grass but is also known for its bumper peanut crop.

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Rain Returns Friday, Into Saturday

Rain Returns Friday, Into Saturday

| October 22, 2019 @ 3:18 pm

SEVERE CLEAR: Nothing but sunshine across Alabama this afternoon; temperatures are in the upper 60s and low 70s over the northern half of the state. Tonight will be clear and very cool; most communities will see a low between 40 and 45 degrees early tomorrow morning.

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WeatherBrains 718: That’s Their Job

WeatherBrains 718: That’s Their Job

| October 22, 2019 @ 1:25 pm

Dr. Kevin Kloesel and Bob Dugan are our guest WeatherBrains for this week’s show.

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Midday Nowcast: Fantastic Fall Weather

Midday Nowcast: Fantastic Fall Weather

| October 22, 2019 @ 11:55 am

Our Tuesday has featured a clearing sky as drier moves into the state, and we also have breezy northwest winds at times today in the 10-20 mph range. This afternoon, we are seeing a sunny sky with temperatures in the upper 60s and lower 70s.

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Dry Through Mid-Week; Rain Returns Friday

Dry Through Mid-Week; Rain Returns Friday

| October 22, 2019 @ 5:56 am

DRIER AIR RETURNS: Radar shows the last batch of showers over far East and Southeast Alabama early this morning; that rain is rapidly moving into Georgia, and dry air will take over. We are projecting some delightful autumn weather through Thursday with sunny pleasant days and clear chilly nights. Highs will be in the low 70s today and tomorrow, followed by mid 70s Thursday. Lows will be well down in the 40s, with 30s possible for colder spots.

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Alabama Sheriff’s Office To Appear On Cable Series ‘Live PD’

Alabama Sheriff’s Office To Appear On Cable Series ‘Live PD’

| October 22, 2019 @ 5:02 am

Film crews began taping in Jefferson County this week.

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On this Day in Alabama History: Boxer Deontay Wilder was Born

On this Day in Alabama History: Boxer Deontay Wilder was Born

| October 22, 2019 @ 5:01 am

Wilder is the third Alabama heavyweight boxing champion

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Susan Gordon Pottery is an Alabama Maker Making Waves

Susan Gordon Pottery is an Alabama Maker Making Waves

| October 22, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Susan Gordon recently made a big move but she is best known for making waves.

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Severe Threat Has Ended For The Rest Of Tonight

Severe Threat Has Ended For The Rest Of Tonight

| October 21, 2019 @ 7:02 pm

All of the action along the Gulf Coast has really restricted any energy from moving up into the area. The air across Central Alabama is just too stable for any development of strong to severe storms.

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At 6:30 PM, Severe Threat Continues To Diminish Across The Area

At 6:30 PM, Severe Threat Continues To Diminish Across The Area

| October 21, 2019 @ 6:25 pm

No watches or warnings in effect for anywhere in Central Alabama, or in the southeastern US at this point.

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