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CANCELED Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lee, Tallapoosa, Chambers Co. Until 5:30 pm

CANCELED Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lee, Tallapoosa, Chambers Co. Until 5:30 pm

| July 15, 2020 @ 4:46 pm

At 443 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Waverly, or 8 miles southeast of Camp Hill, and is nearly stationary.

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Flood Advisory for Elmore & Montgomery Co. Until 6:15 pm

Flood Advisory for Elmore & Montgomery Co. Until 6:15 pm

| July 15, 2020 @ 4:12 pm

At 409 PM CDT, emergency management reported heavy rain in the advisory area due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen.

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CANCELED Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lee & Russell Co. Until 4:15 pm

CANCELED Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lee & Russell Co. Until 4:15 pm

| July 15, 2020 @ 3:39 pm

At 332 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Beans Mill to near Ladonia, moving west at 10 mph.

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Marginal Risk for Severe Storms Introduced for Extreme Southern Parts of Central Alabama for Today

Marginal Risk for Severe Storms Introduced for Extreme Southern Parts of Central Alabama for Today

| July 15, 2020 @ 3:28 pm

The risk covers locations south of a line from Livingston (Sumter Co.) to White Hall (Lowndes Co.) to Louisville (Barbour Co.).

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Heat Advisories Issued for Parts of North/Central Alabama on Thursday

Heat Advisories Issued for Parts of North/Central Alabama on Thursday

| July 15, 2020 @ 3:20 pm

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

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Active Storms Over South Alabama This Afternoon

Active Storms Over South Alabama This Afternoon

| July 15, 2020 @ 3:17 pm

RADAR CHECK: We actually have fairly widespread rain and thunderstorms over the southern half of Alabama this afternoon; some spots have received heavy amounts of rain. Where rain is falling, temperatures are in the 70s. However, for North/Central Alabama, showers are very hard to find, with temperatures mostly in the low to mid 90s.

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CANCELED Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Bullock & Barbour Co. Until 3:30 pm

CANCELED Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Bullock & Barbour Co. Until 3:30 pm

| July 15, 2020 @ 3:03 pm

At 252 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Boot Hill, or 12 miles southwest of Midway, and is nearly stationary.

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Magic City Blight Busters Look To Beautify Birmingham Neighborhoods

Magic City Blight Busters Look To Beautify Birmingham Neighborhoods

| July 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Magic City Blight Busters, a program developed by Birmingham United Neighborhoods, hosted a community cleanup July 11 in the Fountain Heights neighborhood.

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Hot & Humid at Midday

Hot & Humid at Midday

| July 15, 2020 @ 11:44 am

At 11:25 am, we have mostly clear skies across Central Alabama but there are enough of those cumulus clouds to provide some brief relief at times from the sun on this already hot day.

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Alabama HBCUs: Stillman College

Alabama HBCUs: Stillman College

| July 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Stillman College got approved to offer online degrees just before COVID-19 hit. That allowed this historically black college in Tuscaloosa to pivot and finish the 2020 spring semester with virtual learning.

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Highs Hold In The 90s Through The Weekend

Highs Hold In The 90s Through The Weekend

| July 15, 2020 @ 5:37 am

JULY IN ALABAMA: It is the time of the year when the weather doesn’t change much. Say “hot and humid with a few isolated afternoon storms” and you will be right on the money. That is our situation for at least the next seven days as an upper high holds over the Deep South keeping the main westerly winds aloft (the jet stream) well to the north.

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Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church Exhibits Tell Story Of Hurting, Healing

Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church Exhibits Tell Story Of Hurting, Healing

| July 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

The story of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing on Sept. 15, 1963, and the tragedy, reconciliation and forgiveness that resulted, must be told with reverence and dignity.

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