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As of 7:00 am, Zeta is Just Shy of Hurricane Strength

As of 7:00 am, Zeta is Just Shy of Hurricane Strength

| October 26, 2020 @ 7:06 am

Zeta is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength when it approaches the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday, and there is an increasing risk of storm surge, rainfall, and wind impacts from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. Residents in these areas should monitor the progress of Zeta and updates to the forecast.

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More Tropical Rain Ahead For Alabama This Week

More Tropical Rain Ahead For Alabama This Week

| October 26, 2020 @ 5:49 am

QUIET MONDAY: Alabama’s weather will stay calm today; look for a high in the mid 70s this afternoon with potential for a little sun through the stubborn clouds later in the day. The average high for Birmingham on October 26 is 72. The high tomorrow will be close to 80 with more clouds than sun. The weather for most of the state will remain dry, although a few scattered showers could show up by tomorrow afternoon over South Alabama.

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Zeta Continues to Strengthen, Possibly into a Hurricane by Late Monday

Zeta Continues to Strengthen, Possibly into a Hurricane by Late Monday

| October 25, 2020 @ 9:52 pm

Zeta is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength when it approaches the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday, and there is an increasing risk of storm surge, rainfall, and wind impacts from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle.

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Alabama Joins Coastal States to Embrace the Gulf

Alabama Joins Coastal States to Embrace the Gulf

| October 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Like many who live in coastal Alabama, Phillip Hinesley has a personal connection to the Gulf of Mexico. Yes, like many, he loves to fish, but his connection goes beyond the excitement of reeling in a catch from Alabama’s Gulf waters.

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Zeta is Stronger

Zeta is Stronger

| October 25, 2020 @ 5:10 pm

Landfall will occur Wednesday somewhere between Vermillion Bay, LA and Destin, FL. Impacts will felt across a wide area, far away from where the center makes landfall, including much of the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle and into inland sections of Alabama and Mississippi.

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Clouds Hang Tough

Clouds Hang Tough

| October 25, 2020 @ 2:10 pm

There will be a few peeks of sunshine as we go through the afternoon, but skies should remain mostly cloudy.

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UA’s CrossingPoints Receives $4M in Grants to Enhance Education Efforts

UA’s CrossingPoints Receives $4M in Grants to Enhance Education Efforts

| October 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

The University of Alabama’s CrossingPoints Transition Program has received two federal grants totaling more than $4 million to enhance education efforts for young adults who have intellectual disabilities and to assist special education teachers and rehab counselors.

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Noon Notes on Tropical Storm Zeta…Including Potential Central Alabama Impacts

Noon Notes on Tropical Storm Zeta…Including Potential Central Alabama Impacts

| October 25, 2020 @ 1:25 pm

Zeta will bring winds, surge, and heavy rains to the Gulf Coast, and on the current NHC track, could spread tropical storm force winds and heavy rains into Central Alabama Wednesday night and early Thursday.

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Sunday Morning Look At Tropical Storm Zeta

Sunday Morning Look At Tropical Storm Zeta

| October 25, 2020 @ 6:23 am

Tropical Storm Zeta, with winds of 40 mph this morning, is expected to become a hurricane by tomorrow night as it moves over the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula. Then, it weakens into a tropical storm Wednesday as it approaches the Central Gulf Coast due to cooler water and strong winds aloft. Some notes concerning […]

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Sunday Weather Xtreme:  Eyes on the Tropics…Again

Sunday Weather Xtreme: Eyes on the Tropics…Again

| October 25, 2020 @ 6:00 am

Tropical Depression 28 in the western Caribbean will move into the southern Gulf of Mexico Monday night and will affect the northern Gulf Coast late Wednesday as a tropical storm.

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The Latest on Now Tropical Storm Zeta

The Latest on Now Tropical Storm Zeta

| October 25, 2020 @ 4:00 am

Zeta is meandering over the northwestern Caribbean Sea.

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Alabama City Transforms Alley Into Vibrant Outdoor Space

Alabama City Transforms Alley Into Vibrant Outdoor Space

| October 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

In downtown Wetumpka, there’s an alleyway that links Company Street and Hill Street. Until recently, the alley was an unlit and uninspired walkthrough with four spots for people to park their cars while running routine errands.

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