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Tropical Storm Watch Issued For Barbados

Tropical Storm Watch Issued For Barbados

| August 25, 2019 @ 3:45 am

At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Dorian was located near latitude 11.0 North, longitude 51.6 West. Dorian is moving toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue today, followed by a motion toward the west-northwest on Monday and Tuesday. On the forecast track, Dorian is expected to be near the central Lesser Antilles late Monday or early Tuesday.

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| August 25, 2019 @ 12:43 am

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Dorian, located several hundred miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles.

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Strong Storms With Very Heavy Rain Affecting North/Central Alabama

Strong Storms With Very Heavy Rain Affecting North/Central Alabama

| August 24, 2019 @ 4:31 pm

As of 4:25 pm, we have strong thunderstorms dumping heavy amounts of rain over portions of North/Central Alabama, especially west of the I-65 corridor.

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Origin Behind “The Scream”

Origin Behind “The Scream”

| August 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

Nature and art go hand in hand. Many choose to express their feeling of appreciation, awe, or perhaps fear of nature through artwork, whether that be protruding jagged mountains, deep canyons, lush fields, intense sculpted thunderstorms, the list goes on.

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Active Saturday Afternoon of Rain and Storms

Active Saturday Afternoon of Rain and Storms

| August 24, 2019 @ 12:52 pm

It is a very warm and muggy day, with temps in the upper 80s and lower 90s, but now that we are into the afternoon, showers and storms are beginning to develop across the Alabama landscape.

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Solar-Powered Wing Gets Okay To Fly Over Lana’i In Hawaiian Island Chain

Solar-Powered Wing Gets Okay To Fly Over Lana’i In Hawaiian Island Chain

| August 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am

HAPSMobile, created December 21st, 2017 headquartered in Japan, was established to provide research, development, operation and management of solar HAPS (High Altitude Platform Station) and networking devices, by challenging the infrastructure of our existing technologies to help connect those around the world.

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Numerous Showers & Storms Throughout The Weekend

Numerous Showers & Storms Throughout The Weekend

| August 24, 2019 @ 7:58 am

We’ll have increased shower and thunderstorm chances throughout the weekend and well into the first half of next week before we dry out and end up with lower humidity levels for the end of the week.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 23rd, 2019

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 23rd, 2019

| August 24, 2019 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for August 23rd, 2019 was 92F.  The low was 75F.

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Hydropower Celebrated As An Important Part Of Alabama Power’s Diverse Energy Mix

Hydropower Celebrated As An Important Part Of Alabama Power’s Diverse Energy Mix

| August 24, 2019 @ 5:00 am

National Hydropower Day recognizes this reliable, renewable energy source

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Chantal Becomes A Remnant Low

Chantal Becomes A Remnant Low

| August 23, 2019 @ 9:35 pm

This Is The Last Advisory

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A Few Flood Reports From The Birmingham Metro Storm

A Few Flood Reports From The Birmingham Metro Storm

| August 23, 2019 @ 7:14 pm

A large amount of rain fell on the Birmingham metropolitan area and some of the surrounding locations earlier this afternoon during a pretty intense thunderstorm.

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Wet, Unsettled Weather Through Early Next Week

Wet, Unsettled Weather Through Early Next Week

| August 23, 2019 @ 3:43 pm

ACTIVE AFTERNOON: Clusters of showers and thunderstorms continue to move eastward across Alabama this afternoon; a flash flood warning is in effect for parts of Jefferson and Shelby Counties… the southeast part of the Birmingham metro; radar suggests 2-3 inches of rain has fallen in this area.

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Very Heavy Thunderstorm Continues To Dump Rain On The Birmingham Metro

Very Heavy Thunderstorm Continues To Dump Rain On The Birmingham Metro

| August 23, 2019 @ 3:22 pm

At 3:17 pm, a strong thunderstorm continues to dump copious amounts of rain over the Birmingham metropolitan area, along with the southern parts of Jefferson County and the northern parts of Shelby County.

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A Few Strong Storms Out There Just After Midday

A Few Strong Storms Out There Just After Midday

| August 23, 2019 @ 1:33 pm

At 1:10 pm, we have a good bit of scattered shower and thunderstorm activity over the northern half of Central Alabama and up into the southern parts of North Alabama.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 22nd, 2019

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 22nd, 2019

| August 23, 2019 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for August 22nd, 2019 was 94F.  The low was 72F.

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Wet At Times Through Early Next Week

Wet At Times Through Early Next Week

| August 23, 2019 @ 5:57 am

UNSETTLED PATTERN SETS UP: With an increasingly moist and unstable airmass, we are expecting rather unsettled weather across Alabama today, over the weekend, and into early next week. This will give much of the state a chance of receiving beneficial rain over the next five days.

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