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The Latest on the Tropics…

| June 20, 2018 @ 12:03 am

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Bat Signal Caught on Radar…and No, It Isn’t Batman

Bat Signal Caught on Radar…and No, It Isn’t Batman

| June 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Earlier this year, the National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio tweeted a radar image of a colony of bats outside of the cities of Concan and Knippa in Texas. Where did these bats come from and how can we see them on radar?

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Mostly Sunny & Hot At Midday; Chances Low For Any Cooling Showers

Mostly Sunny & Hot At Midday; Chances Low For Any Cooling Showers

| June 19, 2018 @ 11:10 am

If you love sunny and hot weather, then you will love the midday outdoors across Central Alabama as we make our way up to the noon hour.

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Today In Weather History:  The Durango and Silverton Railroad and Fire

Today In Weather History: The Durango and Silverton Railroad and Fire

| June 19, 2018 @ 10:30 am

The Durango and Silverton train is an important part of tourism in southwestern Colorado, but questions have been raised after speculation that the train’s hot cinders may have caused the 416 fire that has been burning in the San Juan Mountains since June 1st. The cause of the fire is officially still under investigation.

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Impressive GOES-16 View of Training Supercell Thunderstorms

Impressive GOES-16 View of Training Supercell Thunderstorms

| June 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am

As the Central United States woke up to the 1st of May this year, many millions of people woke up to the developing threat for widespread severe weather across portions of the Central Plains.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: June 18th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: June 18th, 2018

| June 19, 2018 @ 7:33 am

Birmingham had a high of 91F and a low of 70F on June 18th, 2018.

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Isolated Storms Today/Wednesday But More Numerous Thursday

Isolated Storms Today/Wednesday But More Numerous Thursday

| June 19, 2018 @ 6:12 am

Isolated showers and thunderstorms today and Wednesday will become more numerous Thursday and Friday before sliding back to more typical summertime coverage into the weekend. Additional clouds and more numerous storms will hold highs in the upper half of the 80s until the weekend when highs return to the lower 90s.

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Sloss Fest Profile: Morgan Saint

Sloss Fest Profile: Morgan Saint

| June 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Performer: Morgan Saint

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Montgomery State Capital

Alabama Legacy Moment: Montgomery State Capital

| June 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Public Television is producing a series of videos titled “Alabama Legacy Moments” that offer a quick history of the people, places and stories that have defined Alabama. Done in conjunction with the ongoing bicentennial celebration of the state that concludes in 2019, the short pieces should inspire you to learn more about the rich history of Alabama. “Alabama Legacy Moments”  are sponsored by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and the Alabama Broadcasters Association.

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Military Awards Alabama’s Genecapture $1 Million Contract To Develop Portable Disease Detector

Military Awards Alabama’s Genecapture $1 Million Contract To Develop Portable Disease Detector

| June 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Department of Defense has awarded Huntsville’s GeneCapture a $1 million, two-year contract to develop a portable device that war fighters can use to identify disease-causing germs.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Bobby Allison’s Racing Career Ended

On This Day In Alabama History: Bobby Allison’s Racing Career Ended

| June 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

June 19, 1988: Bobby Allison and younger brother Donnie, along with Red Farmer, set up shop in the racing hotbed of Hueytown in the early 1960s and became known as the “Alabama Gang.” That group later would include Neil and David Bonnett, and Hut Stricklin, who married Donnie Allison’s daughter

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Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: *repeat Repeat

Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: *repeat Repeat

| June 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Performer: *repeat repeat

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A Quick Late Afternoon Check On Central Alabama’s Weather

A Quick Late Afternoon Check On Central Alabama’s Weather

| June 18, 2018 @ 4:31 pm

We have some scattered shower activity out there as we have hit the 4 o’clock hour in Central Alabama, mainly north of the I-20 corridor east of I-65.

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Just A Few Images From Sunday’s Storms

Just A Few Images From Sunday’s Storms

| June 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

These are a few images from one of our blog readers, Bubba Smith. These were taken around 7:00 PM – 7:15 PM from Ashville. Sometimes with the danger of thunderstorms, they can also be very beautiful. Thank you so much Bubba!

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2017: Juneau’s Summer Without a Summer

2017: Juneau’s Summer Without a Summer

| June 18, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

August 2017 finished as the 12th wettest on record and rained for 18 consecutive days. Meanwhile, Seattle went 55 consecutive days without rainfall, beating a previous record set in 1951. While it is not unusual for the Pacific Northwest to be “drier” during the summer, August 2017 was the 2nd warmest on record with 17 days reaching 80 degrees or above.

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