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Midday Nowcast: Sunny, but Watching the Gulf

Midday Nowcast: Sunny, but Watching the Gulf

| June 15, 2021 @ 10:48 am

Drier air is slowly filtering into the state today as our dew points are falling. Though it is still hot, it is not as humid as it has been recently with highs today approaching the lower 90s for most locations.

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WeatherBrains 804:  Laundry & Dewpoints in the 50s

WeatherBrains 804: Laundry & Dewpoints in the 50s

| June 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am

How many of you stopped what you were doing to catch your local forecast, radar, & almanac all while listening to smooth jazz music? This week, we go retro and explore the machines behind the Local On The 8s on The Weather Channel.

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Mostly Dry Weather For Alabama Through Friday; Watching The Gulf

Mostly Dry Weather For Alabama Through Friday; Watching The Gulf

| June 15, 2021 @ 5:54 am

LOWER HUMIDITY: Drier air continues to advance into Alabama this morning, and for the northern 2/3 of the state today will be mostly sunny and not as humid as recent days thanks to the lower dew points. We expect a high this afternoon in the upper 80s.

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Tropical Storm Bill Forms Offshore of the Atlantic Coast; Expected to be Short Lived

Tropical Storm Bill Forms Offshore of the Atlantic Coast; Expected to be Short Lived

| June 14, 2021 @ 10:00 pm

Satellite-derived wind data indicate that the maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is possible on Tuesday, however, the system is expected to become a post-tropical low and dissipate on Wednesday.

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Severe T-Storm Warning for Lowndes Co. Until 7:30 pm

Severe T-Storm Warning for Lowndes Co. Until 7:30 pm

| June 14, 2021 @ 6:44 pm

At 639 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles southwest of Beechwood, or 9 miles south of Mosses, moving south at 10 mph.

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Alabama Newscenter — Officials Break Ground on Whitewater Park, Entertainment District in Montgomery

Alabama Newscenter — Officials Break Ground on Whitewater Park, Entertainment District in Montgomery

| June 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Montgomery city and county officials and business leaders broke ground Thursday on a major project that will bring recreational amenities, entertainment and retail to a site along the Alabama River, just west of downtown.

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Drier Air Rolling Into North Alabama

Drier Air Rolling Into North Alabama

| June 14, 2021 @ 3:44 pm

RADAR CHECK: A surface boundary, representing the leading edge of drier air, is pushing through North Alabama this afternoon. A few isolated showers and storms have formed ahead of the front; heavier storms are over East-Central Alabama at mid- afternoon around the I-85 corridor. Those storms will continue to push southward over the next few hours as the dry air moves into the northern half of the state.

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Tropical Depression Two Expected to Become Tropical Storm Bill Tonight

Tropical Depression Two Expected to Become Tropical Storm Bill Tonight

| June 14, 2021 @ 3:39 pm

Deep convection has weakened some this afternoon near the center of the depression, and the cloud pattern definitely is showing signs of shear. However, visible satellite imagery still indicates that it has a tight circulation, and past experience suggests with that kind of low-level structure, the depression is close to becoming a tropical storm.

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