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The Heat Is On Through The Weekend

The Heat Is On Through The Weekend

| May 22, 2019 @ 3:15 pm

HOT, DRY AFTERNOON: Temperatures are mostly between 88 and 92 degrees across Alabama at mid-afternoon with sunshine in full supply. The sky will stay mostly clear tonight; the low early tomorrow will be in the upper 60s for most places.

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What is a Thermal Low/Heat Low?

What is a Thermal Low/Heat Low?

| May 22, 2019 @ 12:45 pm

As we approach summertime we will discuss a topic about deserts, which are often associated with hot and dry conditions.

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Very Warm Already At Midday, Will Hit The “Hot” Category Shortly

Very Warm Already At Midday, Will Hit The “Hot” Category Shortly

| May 22, 2019 @ 12:03 pm

As of 11:45 am, temperatures have already jumped up into the 80s across Central Alabama.

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Mid-Morning Weather Check

Mid-Morning Weather Check

| May 22, 2019 @ 9:19 am

As of 9:00 am, skies are mostly clear across Central Alabama on this beautiful Wednesday morning, but be prepared for hot temperatures this afternoon and into the early evening hours.

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Hot Afternoons; Dry Through The Weekend

Hot Afternoons; Dry Through The Weekend

| May 22, 2019 @ 5:40 am

HIGHS STAY IN THE 90s: A strong upper ridge across the Southeast U.S. will deflect rain producing systems north of us through the holiday weekend. Strong sinking air associated with the ridge will generally prevent afternoon showers and storms from forming… although we could see a brief shower later today around Muscle Shoals in the northwest corner of the state.

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$1.4 Million Grant To University Of Alabama Establishes Alabama Power Innovation Fund

$1.4 Million Grant To University Of Alabama Establishes Alabama Power Innovation Fund

| May 22, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The University of Alabama has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Alabama Power Foundation to support business innovation, entrepreneurship, small business growth and talent retention in the state.

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Simple Energy-Saving Tips With Summer Just Around The Corner

Simple Energy-Saving Tips With Summer Just Around The Corner

| May 22, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The official start of summer is a month away, but down South, the weather is heating up and air conditioners are cranking up. Warm weather is here to stay so don’t let your energy use rise while the outside temperature does. Take a look at these tips to help keep energy use down while maintaining your cool.

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NASCAR Buys Talladega Superspeedway Parent International Speedway For $2 Billion

NASCAR Buys Talladega Superspeedway Parent International Speedway For $2 Billion

| May 22, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Nascar Holdings Inc. agreed to buy International Speedway Corp. for about $2 billion in cash, more tightly combining two companies already controlled by the France family.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Sylvan Springs Was Incorporated

On This Day In Alabama History: Sylvan Springs Was Incorporated

| May 22, 2019 @ 5:00 am

May 22, 1957: Sylvan Springs is located northwest of the town of Pleasant Grove in Jefferson County near Birmingham

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Amelia Boynton Robinson

Alabama Legacy Moment: Amelia Boynton Robinson

| May 22, 2019 @ 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 December 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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Andrea Is A Remnant Low

Andrea Is A Remnant Low

| May 21, 2019 @ 3:34 pm

This Is The Last Advisory

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Heat Levels Cranking Up

Heat Levels Cranking Up

| May 21, 2019 @ 3:19 pm

HOT, DRY PATTERN: With a sunny sky this afternoon, temperatures are close to 90 degrees across the great state of Alabama. And, as a strong upper high continues to strengthen, heat levels will build through the rest of the week. Mostly sunny days, fair nights through Friday. The high tomorrow and Thursday will be in the low 90s, followed by mid 90s Friday. All of the big rain producing systems will be shunted well to the west and north of Alabama.

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Midday Weather Check: Hot Today… Hotter Tomorrow

Midday Weather Check: Hot Today… Hotter Tomorrow

| May 21, 2019 @ 12:35 pm

We have mostly clear skies out there as we have reached 12:30 pm on this beautiful but hot Tuesday.

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Hot/Dry Weather Ahead For Alabama

Hot/Dry Weather Ahead For Alabama

| May 21, 2019 @ 5:52 am

HERE COMES THE HEAT: A strong upper ridge will build across the Deep South in coming days, and will set the stage for the hottest weather so far this year for Alabama. The system that produced severe thunderstorms and flooding over the Southern Plains last night will pass well to the north.

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Airbus Extends Ex-Bombardier Jet’s Range To Challenge Boeing

Airbus Extends Ex-Bombardier Jet’s Range To Challenge Boeing

| May 21, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Airbus SE will enhance the capabilities of the A220 single-aisle jet it acquired last year from Bombardier Inc. in a bid to challenge Boeing Co. by opening up potential new routes.

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University Of Alabama Study Shows Buckling Up Saves Lives In Auto Crashes

University Of Alabama Study Shows Buckling Up Saves Lives In Auto Crashes

| May 21, 2019 @ 5:00 am

A data analysis study conducted by the University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety using recently released 2018 Alabama crash data showed crash victims who die are often reported as not wearing a seat belt.

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