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Cold/Dry Weather Continues Today; Rain Before The Week Is Over

Cold/Dry Weather Continues Today; Rain Before The Week Is Over

| January 21, 2020 @ 5:50 am

FRIGID AIR: Temperatures are generally between 20 and 25 degrees over the northern half of Alabama; they have been holding steady through the night thanks to a deck of mid level clouds that moved in. Our Skywatcher at Black Creek (near Gadsden), Vic Bell, did drop to 16 degrees at midnight last night before the clouds moved in. We have freezing temperatures all the way down to the Gulf Coast; Mobile reports 28 degrees just before daybreak. As expected, we have received a few reports of light snow flurries over North Alabama early this morning, but there is no impact.

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City Of Lights Dream Center Restores Women Seeking Freedom From Substance Abuse In Alabama

City Of Lights Dream Center Restores Women Seeking Freedom From Substance Abuse In Alabama

| January 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

The center focuses on whole-family care, additionally providing day care and after-school care to needy families.

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Hard Freeze Tonight; Rain Returns Late This Week

Hard Freeze Tonight; Rain Returns Late This Week

| January 20, 2020 @ 3:16 pm

COLD JANUARY DAY: Clouds are lingering over far North Alabama this afternoon, where temperatures remain below freezing. At 2pm CT, Decatur reported 26 degrees, a north wind at 12 mph, and a wind chill index of 16. Even where the sun is shining, temperatures haven’t responded much. Birmingham was at 35 degrees at 2:00… the average high for Birmingham on January 20 is 54.

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Troy’s Jack Hawkins Soldiers On After Three Decades As University Chancellor

Troy’s Jack Hawkins Soldiers On After Three Decades As University Chancellor

| January 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

The country’s longest-serving university president just signed a fresh contract.

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At Midday: Hello… Winter Is Back!!!

At Midday: Hello… Winter Is Back!!!

| January 20, 2020 @ 12:13 pm

Skies are sunny across much of Central Alabama with the exception of the northern portions of the area. Will all of this sunshine, don’t expect it to feel warm as Old Man Winter has returned to the area.

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Detroit Mobility Lab’s Chris Thomas To Speak At Frontier Conference 2020 Innovation Summit

Detroit Mobility Lab’s Chris Thomas To Speak At Frontier Conference 2020 Innovation Summit

| January 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Thomas is a leading authority on fostering next-generation mobility ecosystems.

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Cold, Dry Weather Through Wednesday

Cold, Dry Weather Through Wednesday

| January 20, 2020 @ 5:48 am

Today will be sunny but cold; areas north of Birmingham hold in the 30s all day; Central Alabama will see low to mid 40s, with low 50s over the far southern counties of of the state. Tonight will feature a freeze statewide; lows over North/Central Alabama will be mostly in the 20-25 degree range, with a few upper teens for colder spots.

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New Sickle Cell Medication Adakveo To Reduce Pain Crises

New Sickle Cell Medication Adakveo To Reduce Pain Crises

| January 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

UAB’s Dr. Julie Kanter, who took part in the trial, calls the drug a game changer.

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On This Date in Alabama Weather History:  The Cold Siege of 1940 Began

On This Date in Alabama Weather History: The Cold Siege of 1940 Began

| January 19, 2020 @ 3:35 pm

The amazing Cold Wave of 1940 started on this date that year. It would go on to be the coldest prolonged period in Birmingham history.

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Auburn University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week To Feature Speakers, Service Opportunities

Auburn University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week To Feature Speakers, Service Opportunities

| January 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Bernard Lafayette and Eddie Glaude Jr. are among the week’s speakers.

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A Quick Late Morning Look at Our Weather:  Breezy and Colder for Your Sunday

A Quick Late Morning Look at Our Weather: Breezy and Colder for Your Sunday

| January 19, 2020 @ 10:38 am

Breezy and colder conditions have moved into Alabama behind a cold front. The winds will relax this afternoon and a cold night is ahead. Look for even colder readings Monday night.

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Recipe: Jazzed-Up Jiffy Cornbread Muffins

Recipe: Jazzed-Up Jiffy Cornbread Muffins

| January 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am

The perfect bread to serve alongside a hot bowl of soup on a cold winter day.

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Colder Weather Ahead

Colder Weather Ahead

| January 19, 2020 @ 1:46 am

After nearly a month of above-normal temperatures across Central Alabama, things will be trending in the opposite direction for the next few days.

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