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Dry Tomorrow Through Friday

Dry Tomorrow Through Friday

| August 21, 2018 @ 3:43 pm

RADAR CHECK: A surface front is on the map this afternoon from near Anniston to Clanton to Jackson… showers and storms continue south and east of the front, while North and West Alabama is in drier air and rain-free.

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An Update on the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

An Update on the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

| August 21, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

As we are approaching the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season (mid/late September), forecasters and hurricane specialists are making an update to their forecast. Based on the first two months of the season, some key indicators have made them update their forecast and lean towards the possibility of an average to below-average season.

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| August 21, 2018 @ 12:09 pm

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Drier Air Is Beginning To Move In: It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

Drier Air Is Beginning To Move In: It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

| August 21, 2018 @ 11:40 am

As we make the run-up to the noon hour, most of Central Alabama is dry as drier air is starting to move into the northwestern parts of the area forcing the higher moisture levels down to the south. And where those higher moisture levels are, we have a few spotty showers that have formed over the extreme southern parts of the area.

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WeatherBrains 657:  Live from Japan

WeatherBrains 657: Live from Japan

| August 21, 2018 @ 7:40 am

Joining the WeatherBrains gang from Japan is Dr. David Bodine who is currently working on the development of the next radar system using phased array radar.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 20th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 20th, 2018

| August 21, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for August 20th, 2018 was 90F.  The low was 74F.

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Drier Air Arrives Later Today

Drier Air Arrives Later Today

| August 21, 2018 @ 5:58 am

ON THE MAPS: A rare August front is just west of Alabama early this morning; it will push through from northwest to southeast later today. We will maintain the risk of a few scattered showers and thunderstorms this morning, but by afternoon the best chance of rain will shift to areas south and east of Birmingham. The sky becomes partly sunny, and today’s high will be in the 87-90 degree range.

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Briggs & Stratton To Open Alabama Distribution Hub, Creating 20 Jobs

Briggs & Stratton To Open Alabama Distribution Hub, Creating 20 Jobs

| August 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Briggs & Stratton Corp. announced plans to open a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Alabama, adding 20 jobs to its significant manufacturing presence in Auburn.

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Sweet Life: Chocoholic Banker Saves Alabama Candy Store

Sweet Life: Chocoholic Banker Saves Alabama Candy Store

| August 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

As the owner of Decatur’s Morgan Price Candy Company, Nancy Curl is a self-proclaimed chocoholic.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Ten Commandments Monument Fight Took Center Stage

On This Day In Alabama History: Ten Commandments Monument Fight Took Center Stage

| August 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

August 21, 2003: Alabama’s top judge, Chief Justice Roy Moore, was embroiled in a very public dispute over a Ten Commandments monument in the Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building

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An Homage To The Heirloom Tomato

An Homage To The Heirloom Tomato

| August 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

As fall approaches and prognosticating about football season replaces the siesta by the swimming pool, let’s take a moment to appreciate one pleasure that will soon be gone from our plates till next summer: the heirloom tomato.

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More Strong Storms About to Move Into Northwest Alabama;  Not Severe At This Time

More Strong Storms About to Move Into Northwest Alabama; Not Severe At This Time

| August 20, 2018 @ 10:21 pm

Strong storms are approaching Northwest Alabama at this hour. They are not severe and are not expected to become severe.

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Storms Approaching Northwest Alabama

Storms Approaching Northwest Alabama

| August 20, 2018 @ 8:35 pm

Strong to severe storms will impact West Alabama’s Franklin, Marion and Lamar counties within the next 30 minutes, but should weaken rapidly as they move further into the state.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible 345…

SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible 345…

| August 20, 2018 @ 5:58 pm

Isolated 50-60 mph gusts, capable of wind damage, are possible with any supercell or stronger multicell early this evening. Although a severe thunderstorm watch will probably not be needed across north-central MS to the south of the existing watches, this area will be monitored.

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Showers/Storms Remain Possible Tonight

Showers/Storms Remain Possible Tonight

| August 20, 2018 @ 3:35 pm

RADAR CHECK: So far today showers and storms have been more widespread over the southern half of Alabama, where rain has been heavy in spots. Showers are more widely scattered over the northern counties… temperatures are mostly in the 80s.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 19th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 19th, 2018

| August 20, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for August 19th, 2018 was 86F.  The low was 72F.

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A Few Showers/Storms Today; Drier Air Begins To Arrive Tomorrow

A Few Showers/Storms Today; Drier Air Begins To Arrive Tomorrow

| August 20, 2018 @ 5:54 am

ON THE MAPS: We have a deep upper trough for late summer over the nation’s mid-section this morning, driving a surface front in our direction. This setup will bring the risk of strong to severe storms to parts of the Mid-South today, with the primary threat for places like Little Rock and Memphis. SPC has a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) defined for the northwest corner of Alabama…

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Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Alabama A&M University

Alabama Newscenter 2018 Football Preview: Alabama A&M University

| August 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Connell Maynor has made the rounds since he arrived in Huntsville in January to be the head football coach at Alabama A&M University.

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