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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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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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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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A Few Scattered, Strong Storms This Afternoon

A Few Scattered, Strong Storms This Afternoon

| September 11, 2019 @ 3:23 pm

RADAR CHECK: On this hot September afternoon we have a few slow moving, random, widely scattered showers and thunderstorms. These will dissipate once the sun goes down later this evening… elsewhere it is a partly sunny day with temperatures mostly in the mid 90s.

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Hot Weather Continues; Rain Chances Increase By Sunday

Hot Weather Continues; Rain Chances Increase By Sunday

| September 11, 2019 @ 5:57 am

STILL HOT: We are forecasting highs in the mid 90s each afternoon through Friday as a strong upper ridge holds across the Southeast U.S. Partly to mostly days, fair nights, and just a few isolated thunderstorms during the peak of the daytime heating process. Chance of any one spot getting wet today is 20 percent, and only 10 percent tomorrow and Friday.

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Scattered Strong Storms This Afternoon

Scattered Strong Storms This Afternoon

| September 10, 2019 @ 3:09 pm

RADAR CHECK: Scattered, slow moving thunderstorms are over North and East Alabama this afternoon… they are producing heavy rain, gusty winds, and some small hail. A flash flood warning is in effect for parts of Lauderdale, Lawrence, and Limestone counties in the Tennessee Valley until 5:15 p.m. Away from the storms, the weather is partly sunny and hot with temperatures in the mid 90s in many places.

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Sizzling September Weather Continues; Higher Rain Chances By Sunday

Sizzling September Weather Continues; Higher Rain Chances By Sunday

| September 10, 2019 @ 6:07 am

HOT SEPTEMBER WEATHER: Birmingham’s official high yesterday was 98 degrees; 11 degrees above average, but under the record high for September 9 (103 set in 1925). Anniston also recorded a high of 98, while Tuscaloosa and Gadsden topped out at 96 degrees. The weather won’t change much each day through the rest of the week as a strong upper ridge remains parked across the Deep South. Partly to mostly sunny days, fair nights, and only isolated afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms.

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Scattered Strong Storms; Hot Afternoon

Scattered Strong Storms; Hot Afternoon

| September 9, 2019 @ 3:23 pm

RADAR CHECK: Scattered strong thunderstorms are over the southern half of Alabama this afternoon with little movement. One storm near Marbury prompted a severe thunderstorm warning at 2:45. Away from the storms, it is a hot September afternoon with temperatures mostly in the mid 90s. Scattered thunderstorms will end once the sun goes down this […]

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September Heat Continues

September Heat Continues

| September 9, 2019 @ 11:24 am

SEPTEMBER HEAT CONTINUES: A strong upper ridge across the Deep South means temperatures will remain above average across Alabama this week, and prospects of beneficial rain will stay low.

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Showers Fewer In Number So Far This Afternoon

Showers Fewer In Number So Far This Afternoon

| August 21, 2019 @ 3:23 pm

RADAR CHECK: Most of the showers and thunderstorms are over the southwest part of Alabama this afternoon in a broad zone from Livingston and Demopolis south to Mobile. Still, a few showers or storms could form over North/Central Alabama from now through about 10:00 tonight. The sky is partly sunny with temperatures in the upper 80s and low 80s for most communities.

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Sun, Heat, Scattered Storms

Sun, Heat, Scattered Storms

| August 21, 2019 @ 5:53 am

CLASSIC AUGUST WEATHER CONTINUES: Today will be another hot, humid day for Alabama with sunshine this morning, and random, slow moving, scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight. Most communities will see a high in the low 90s this afternoon.

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Random, Slow Moving, Shower/Storms

Random, Slow Moving, Shower/Storms

| August 20, 2019 @ 3:31 pm

CLASSIC SUMMER DAY: This is just what we expect in summer in Alabama. After a mostly sunny morning, we have an array of random, scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. They are drifting to the south/southwest, and are producing heavy rain, gusty winds, and lot of lightning. Away from the storms temperatures are mostly in the low to mid 90s.

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Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

| August 20, 2019 @ 5:50 am

SCATTERED AFTERNOON STORMS: Look for hot, muggy weather again today across Alabama with a partly sunny sky and afternoon temperatures in the low to mid 90s. Like yesterday, scattered, random, slow moving showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and tonight in the unstable air; odds of any one spot getting wet are 30/40 percent. The weather won’t change much tomorrow as the classic summer pattern continues.

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Humidity Levels Rising This Week

Humidity Levels Rising This Week

| August 19, 2019 @ 5:57 am

MUGGY WEATHER RETURNS: Hot August weather continues across Alabama today, and humidity levels will be higher as moisture levels increase. We note a few isolated showers on radar early this morning over parts of West Alabama, and we will mention widely scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and early tonight, during the peak of the daytime heating process. Otherwise today will be partly sunny with a high in the mid 90s for most communities.

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Hot Afternoons; Humidity Levels Stay Low Today

Hot Afternoons; Humidity Levels Stay Low Today

| August 16, 2019 @ 5:56 am

THE ALABAMA WEEKEND: Not much change tomorrow; lots of sun with a high in the 90s… any showers will be confined to the far southern counties. Scattered storms will become more numerous over South Alabama Sunday, but most of North Alabama will stay dry with a partly to mostly sunny sky.

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A “Dry Heat” For Alabama

A “Dry Heat” For Alabama

| August 15, 2019 @ 3:28 pm

BLUE SKY: We have a fall-like sky over Alabama today, but summer-like temperatures. We are seeing mostly mid 90s at mid-afternoon, but the dew point at Birmingham has dropped to 61 degrees, with a relative humidity of only 32 percent. Earlier this week we had dew points in the 70s, making the heat oppressive.

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