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Heat Levels Back Off Over The Weekend

Heat Levels Back Off Over The Weekend

| September 13, 2019 @ 2:59 pm

TOO HOT: Temperatures are generally in the mid to upper 90s across Alabama this afternoon. Birmingham reports 97 degrees at 2:30p CT… one degree away from the record high for September 13, 98 set in 1927. There are few showers and storms on radar, but they are widely separated, and will dissipate once the sun […]

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1:00 PM Intermediate Advisory On PTC-9

1:00 PM Intermediate Advisory On PTC-9

| September 13, 2019 @ 12:52 pm

Disturbance forecast to become a tropical depression or tropical storm later today. Air Force plane still investigating the disturbance.

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Very Hot & Dry At Midday, Some Showers & Storms Possible Later Today

Very Hot & Dry At Midday, Some Showers & Storms Possible Later Today

| September 13, 2019 @ 12:22 pm

As of 12:15 pm, we are dry across Central Alabama, but there is one stray shower that has popped up just northeast of Fort Payne.

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10:00 AM Update On PTC-9, Forecast To Become A Depression Or Storm Later Today

10:00 AM Update On PTC-9, Forecast To Become A Depression Or Storm Later Today

| September 13, 2019 @ 10:08 am

Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine is forecast to become a tropical depression or tropical storm later today.

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Hot, Mostly Dry Again Today

Hot, Mostly Dry Again Today

| September 13, 2019 @ 8:47 am

Alabama’s weather won’t change much today as a strong upper ridge holds across the region.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 12th, 2019

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 12th, 2019

| September 13, 2019 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for September 12th, 2019 was 96F.  The low was 70F.

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A Few Temperature Records Set On Thursday

A Few Temperature Records Set On Thursday

| September 12, 2019 @ 10:08 pm

A new record high was set today in Montgomery as it topped out at 100 degrees. That breaks the previous record of 99 degrees set back in 2010.

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Late Thursday Night Update On PTC-9… Tropical Storm Watches Issued

Late Thursday Night Update On PTC-9… Tropical Storm Watches Issued

| September 12, 2019 @ 10:07 pm

The center of Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine is located about 320 miles to the southeast of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island with maximum sustained winds at 30 MPH.

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Air Quality Alert for Friday for Birmingham

Air Quality Alert for Friday for Birmingham

| September 12, 2019 @ 8:21 pm

A code orange ozone alert has been issued for Friday for Birmingham.

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NHC Key Messages Regarding Potential Tropical Cyclone #9

NHC Key Messages Regarding Potential Tropical Cyclone #9

| September 12, 2019 @ 7:36 pm

The tropical disturbance is expected to become a tropical storm within 36 hours.

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Potential Tropical Cyclone #9 is on the Board:  Forecast Track to Remain in Atlantic, but Bears Watching for Gulf

Potential Tropical Cyclone #9 is on the Board: Forecast Track to Remain in Atlantic, but Bears Watching for Gulf

| September 12, 2019 @ 5:47 pm

Potential Tropical Cyclone #9 has been designated by the NHC. While the forecast track carries it just offshore the eastern coast of Florida, the GFS model still brings a weak system into the Gulf. It bears watching.

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Hot, Mostly Dry Tomorrow; Still Watching The Tropics

Hot, Mostly Dry Tomorrow; Still Watching The Tropics

| September 12, 2019 @ 3:26 pm

RADAR CHECK: As expected, we have only a handful of cooling showers across Alabama this afternoon; most places are dry with a partly to mostly sunny sky. Temperatures are in the mid to upper 90s, about 10 degrees above average for mid-September. The weather won’t change much tomorrow; look for a good supply of sunshine with a high well up in the 90s… odds of any one spot seeing a shower remain small.

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Very Hot At Midday; Few Isolated Showers Possible

Very Hot At Midday; Few Isolated Showers Possible

| September 12, 2019 @ 1:29 pm

At 1:00 pm, skies are mostly clear across Central Alabama with nearly all location dry at this point.

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| September 12, 2019 @ 12:30 pm

Satellite derived winds and surface observations indicate that the disturbance in the Bahamas has not yet developed a closed circulation, and that the winds are not strong at this time.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 11th, 2019

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 11th, 2019

| September 12, 2019 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for September 11th, 2019 was 95F.  The low was 77F.

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Hot Afternoons Continue; Eyes On The Gulf This Weekend

Hot Afternoons Continue; Eyes On The Gulf This Weekend

| September 12, 2019 @ 6:44 am

STILL HOT: A strong upper ridge is across the Southeast U.S… and that feature will keep Alabama unseasonably hot through tomorrow with highs in the mid 90s. The sky will be partly to mostly sunny, and any afternoon showers or thunderstorms should be few in number. The average high for September 12 at Birmingham is 86; the record high is 100 set in 1927.

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