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Wet At Times Through Tomorrow; Lower Heat Levels Next Week

Wet At Times Through Tomorrow; Lower Heat Levels Next Week

| August 13, 2020 @ 5:44 am

UNSETTLED SUMMER WEATHER: We note a few showers over Northeast Alabama early this morning, but most of the state is dry and very humid. Like recent days, we expect scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms later today and tonight in the unstable air. Some spots will see heavy rain, gusty winds, and lots of lightning where stronger thunderstorms develop, and the high this afternoon will be in the 87-90 degree range for most communities.

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Flood Advisory for Winston County Until 10:00 pm

Flood Advisory for Winston County Until 10:00 pm

| August 12, 2020 @ 8:06 pm

At 805 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area.

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Flood Advisory for Parts of Montgomery Co. Until 8:45 pm

Flood Advisory for Parts of Montgomery Co. Until 8:45 pm

| August 12, 2020 @ 6:48 pm

At 647 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to stationary thunderstorms. Up to 2 inches of rain have fallen over a short period of time.

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CANCELED Severe T-Storm Warning for Parts of Elmore & Montgomery Counties Until 7:15 pm

CANCELED Severe T-Storm Warning for Parts of Elmore & Montgomery Counties Until 7:15 pm

| August 12, 2020 @ 6:28 pm

At 624 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Eastdale Mall, or 7 miles northeast of Montgomery, and is nearly stationary.

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Strong Storms Affecting Portions of Jefferson & Walker Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Portions of Jefferson & Walker Counties

| August 12, 2020 @ 6:20 pm

At 617 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Burnwell, or over Dora. This storm was nearly stationary.

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EXPIRED Severe T-Storm Warning for Colbert, Lauderdale, Lawrence Co. Until 6:30 pm

EXPIRED Severe T-Storm Warning for Colbert, Lauderdale, Lawrence Co. Until 6:30 pm

| August 12, 2020 @ 6:08 pm

At 605 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Leighton, or 11 miles east of Muscle Shoals, moving southeast at 10 mph.

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Birmingham Promise Extends Deadline for 2020 Graduates

Birmingham Promise Extends Deadline for 2020 Graduates

| August 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin and Birmingham Promise Executive Director Rachel Harmon held a news conference Tuesday morning to announce the extension.

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CANCELED Severe T-Storm Warning for Parts of Jefferson County Until 6:15 pm

CANCELED Severe T-Storm Warning for Parts of Jefferson County Until 6:15 pm

| August 12, 2020 @ 5:38 pm

At 536 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Mulga, or near Fairfield, and is nearly stationary.

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Occasional Showers/Storms Through Friday

Occasional Showers/Storms Through Friday

| August 12, 2020 @ 3:11 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and thunderstorms are most active over the eastern half of Alabama this afternoon; some communities are seeing heavy rain, frequent lightning, and gusty winds with the heavier storms. Additional showers and storms will likely develop in the unstable air over the rest of the state in coming hours, and some could linger well into the night. Temperatures are in the 70s where rain is falling; over in West Alabama we are seeing mostly low 90s.

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Alabama Power Crews Headed to Illinois to Support Storm Recovery

Alabama Power Crews Headed to Illinois to Support Storm Recovery

| August 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Alabama Power crews, fresh off supporting East Coast restoration efforts from Tropical Storm Isaias, are now moving west to help get the lights on in Illinois.

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A Few Showers Popping Up Already Before Midday… More to Follow

A Few Showers Popping Up Already Before Midday… More to Follow

| August 12, 2020 @ 11:20 am

We are already starting to see a few isolated showers popping up over the northeastern parts of the area, especially over the extreme northwestern part of Etowah County and up into southern Marshall County.

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Alabama: Drop Everything and Get Counted

Alabama: Drop Everything and Get Counted

| August 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Census workers began household visits across the country this week to those who have yet to complete the census. Workers are wearing personal protective equipment are are practicing social distancing.

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