Alabama's Weather

No Rain Through Thanksgiving Weekend

No Rain Through Thanksgiving Weekend

| November 22, 2017 @ 3:19 pm

**No Weather Xtreme video this afternoon… we are on a holiday schedule through Sunday… just one video per day** CHILLY NIGHT AHEAD: Temperatures will drop quickly tonight as the sun goes down, and most places will see a freeze early tomorrow morning with readings between 28 and 32 degrees. THANKSGIVING DAY AND BEYOND: After the […]

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Mid-Afternoon Central Alabama Weather Update

Mid-Afternoon Central Alabama Weather Update

| November 22, 2017 @ 2:56 pm

It is a clear and a little breezy afternoon across the portions of Central Alabama that is along and north of the I-20 and I-20/59 corridors.

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New Surge Of Dry Air Arrives Today

New Surge Of Dry Air Arrives Today

| November 22, 2017 @ 6:31 am

CHILLY MORNING: Places like Gadsden, Valley Head, Fort Payne, and Black Creek are at freezing early this morning as a new surge of cool air drops in from the north. The core of the coldest air will remain north of the state, but highs today will slip back into the upper 50s for most places with a good supply of sunshine.

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Tropical Weather

The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| November 22, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

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

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Rina Becomes Post-tropical Over The Cold North Atlantic

Rina Becomes Post-tropical Over The Cold North Atlantic

| November 9, 2017 @ 8:47 am

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Rina was located near latitude 47.0 North, longitude 45.5 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the northeast near 40 mph (65 km/h) and a faster northeastward or east-northeastward motion is expected until dissipation tomorrow.

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Philippe Dissipates Over The Western Atlantic

Philippe Dissipates Over The Western Atlantic

| October 29, 2017 @ 3:32 pm

This Is The Last Advisory

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Partner News Stories

Alabama Launchpad Selects 2 Innovative Birmingham Startups For Funding

Alabama Launchpad Selects 2 Innovative Birmingham Startups For Funding

| November 22, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Two Birmingham firms prevailed in the latest round of the Alabama startup competition that has pumped millions of dollars into innovative ideas across the state.

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Food Truck Mash-Up Pulls In To Montgomery After Thanksgiving

Food Truck Mash-Up Pulls In To Montgomery After Thanksgiving

| November 22, 2017 @ 5:00 am

People will be out shopping on the day after Thanksgiving… and there will be a lot of leftover turkey.

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Eight Wines For Thanksgiving Under $25

Eight Wines For Thanksgiving Under $25

| November 22, 2017 @ 5:00 am

If you’re weighted down by Thanksgiving wine anxiety, you’re not alone. Picking the right bottles for the holiday can be more stressful than cooking the turkey.

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Weather Headlines

October 18th Is Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day In Alabama

October 18th Is Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day In Alabama

| October 18, 2017 @ 12:07 pm

Throughout the Southeastern United States, the spring months of March, April and May are considered the primary severe weather season, but did you that we also have a secondary severe weather season near the end of the year?

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Learning to be a Launch Weather Officer

Learning to be a Launch Weather Officer

| October 9, 2017 @ 12:16 pm

This will be the third consecutive year that students in the sixth grade at Pizitz Middle School have launched an ambitious weather balloon mission. Weather Officer Training was held last week, and a student journalist, John Edwards, wrote this story about it.

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Expected Coastal Impacts from Nate

Expected Coastal Impacts from Nate

| October 7, 2017 @ 12:16 am

With Hurricane Nate strengthening, expected impacts along the northern Gulf Coast, including the Alabama and Northwest Florida coasts are now expected to be more serious. Residents and visitors should prepare accordingly and heed the advice of local officials.

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Weather History / Meteorology 101

November 21-23, 1992: A Devastating Weekend Before Thanksgiving

November 21-23, 1992: A Devastating Weekend Before Thanksgiving

| November 22, 2017 @ 12:43 pm

The weekend prior to Thanksgiving in 1992 ended up being a violent and deadly one as severe weather swept through the Midwest and Southeast United States.

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November 21, 1967: Worst Rain To Hit Los Angeles In Nearly 30 Years

November 21, 1967: Worst Rain To Hit Los Angeles In Nearly 30 Years

| November 21, 2017 @ 3:40 pm

At the time, it was the worst siege of wet weather to hit the Los Angeles area in nearly 30 years, and on November 21st, 1967, a total of 7.93 inches had fallen in a three-day span.

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November 21, 1985: Hurricane Kate Makes Landfall Near Mexico Beach, Florida

November 21, 1985: Hurricane Kate Makes Landfall Near Mexico Beach, Florida

| November 21, 2017 @ 12:24 pm

During the evening hours on November 21, 1985, a weak category 2 Hurricane Kate made landfall on the shores of Mexico Beach, Florida, which is just over 30 miles down the Gulf Coast from Panama City Beach.

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WeatherBrains Podcast

WeatherBrains 618:  Nothing Like Sharing Ear Wax

WeatherBrains 618: Nothing Like Sharing Ear Wax

| November 21, 2017 @ 11:31 am

This week’s guests on WeatherBrains are Steve Glazier and Kerrin Jeromin of WeatherNation Television. Both received their degrees at Lyndon State College and are both AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologists.

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WeatherBrains 617:  Six Years Later, It’s a Pain in the Butt

WeatherBrains 617: Six Years Later, It’s a Pain in the Butt

| November 14, 2017 @ 8:13 am

In episode 617 of WeatherBrains, the gang talks with two meteorologists who provide weather support in a very special niche, to companies involved in snow removal.

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WeatherBrains 616:  Don’t Tempt Us with a Good Time

WeatherBrains 616: Don’t Tempt Us with a Good Time

| November 7, 2017 @ 6:56 am

For episode 616 the WeatherBrains gang talks with Matt Lanza, a meteorologist in Houston, TX, about his experiences during Harvey as well as his work on historic Texas weather events.

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Tony Rice's Spacey Stuff

Huntsville Stands Ready as NASA Johnson Space Center Rides Out Harvey

Huntsville Stands Ready as NASA Johnson Space Center Rides Out Harvey

| August 29, 2017 @ 5:37 am

One of the areas impacted by Harvey is NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Located on relatively low ground on the west side of Galveston Bay, the center remains closed today, Monday, August 28 with only mission essential personnel on site.

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The Eclipse Is Over, Now What?

The Eclipse Is Over, Now What?

| August 22, 2017 @ 5:30 am

Dont toss those eclipse glasses yet, there’s more to see.

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Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Saturday Morning

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Saturday Morning

| August 8, 2017 @ 5:15 am

The eclipse is 2 weeks away, but a meteor shower this weekend will have us looking skyward. This will happen the evening of Friday, Aug 11 into the morning of Aug 12. The best time to view is about 6:00 am Saturday morning. Look to the darkest part of you sky for best results.

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Other Recent Posts

On This Day In Alabama History: Kathryn Thornton Flew On Space Shuttle

On This Day In Alabama History: Kathryn Thornton Flew On Space Shuttle

| November 22, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 22, 1989: Nuclear physicist Kathryn Thornton became the first woman to fly on a military space mission aboard the space shuttle Discovery

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Long Stretch Of Dry Weather Ahead For Alabama

Long Stretch Of Dry Weather Ahead For Alabama

| November 21, 2017 @ 3:14 pm

NO RAIN THROUGH SUNDAY: A dry airmass will remain over Alabama through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. A new surge of cooler air dips into the state tomorrow, dropping highs into the upper 50s, and pushing the low down to near freezing by daybreak Thursday morning. But, the basic pattern won’t change. Mostly sunny pleasant days, fair chilly nights.

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Clouds In The East But Mainly Really Nice Out There At Midday

Clouds In The East But Mainly Really Nice Out There At Midday

| November 21, 2017 @ 1:01 pm

So far as we approach the 1:00 PM hour in Central Alabama, a good bit of the central and western parts of the area are experiencing maximum sunshine, while the eastern parts have partly to mostly cloudy skies.

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No Rain Through The Weekend For Alabama

No Rain Through The Weekend For Alabama

| November 21, 2017 @ 6:24 am

The colder temperatures are generally west of I-65… clouds over East Alabama are keeping temperatures a bit warmer. Today will be another dry day with a partly to mostly sunny sky; the high will be in the 62-65 degree range this afternoon. The average high for Birmingham on November 21 is 63.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Mary Ivy Burks

Alabama Legacy Moment: Mary Ivy Burks

| November 21, 2017 @ 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.

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Nine-Year-Old Celebrates Birthday By Feeding More Than 150 Homeless

Nine-Year-Old Celebrates Birthday By Feeding More Than 150 Homeless

| November 21, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Celebrating a birthday is an inherently selfish act. But nine-year-old Sydney Coney turned her special day, Nov. 1, into a moment of selfless giving to help the less fortunate.

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Alabama Business Charitable Trust Celebrates 25 Years Of Helping Alabama Families

Alabama Business Charitable Trust Celebrates 25 Years Of Helping Alabama Families

| November 21, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Keeping any effort going for a quarter-century is a remarkable accomplishment. To make it that far, and to still be going strong, you’ve got to provide real value. And you can’t do it alone.

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Nissan Hints At Building New U.S. Auto Plant Within Five Years

Nissan Hints At Building New U.S. Auto Plant Within Five Years

| November 21, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Nissan Motor Co. is squeezing all it can from its U.S. assembly plants and will need to build a new factory if it keeps growing in the lucrative American auto market, a top executive said.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Boxer Petey Sarron Was Born In Birmingham

On This Day In Alabama History: Boxer Petey Sarron Was Born In Birmingham

| November 21, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 21, 1906: Boxer Petey Sarron was born in Birmingham

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GE Aviation Readies Unique Materials Factories In Alabama

GE Aviation Readies Unique Materials Factories In Alabama

| November 21, 2017 @ 5:00 am

GE Aviation said initial personnel and special processing equipment are in place at a new $200 million factory complex in Alabama that will be America’s first production center for unique materials used to manufacture ceramic matrix composites (CMCs).

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Dry Through The Weekend; Cool Days, Chilly Nights

Dry Through The Weekend; Cool Days, Chilly Nights

| November 20, 2017 @ 2:59 pm

HIGH CLOUDS: High cirrus clouds are over Alabama today filtering the sunshine; below those clouds the air is very dry, and temperatures are in the 50s. Tonight will be mostly fair and not as cold as last night; temperatures will be mostly in the 35-40 degree range early tomorrow morning, but colder pockets could see another freeze.

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November 20, 1900: An Unusual Tornado Outbreak

November 20, 1900: An Unusual Tornado Outbreak

| November 20, 2017 @ 2:40 pm

The afternoon and evening hours of November 20, 1900, turned out to be a very costly one across portions of Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

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Are You “Cirrus” It’s Still Cool Outside At Midday?

Are You “Cirrus” It’s Still Cool Outside At Midday?

| November 20, 2017 @ 12:19 pm

We have a good supply of sunshine across Central Alabama as we have reached the noon hour on this fine Monday, with only some whispy cirrus clouds filtering the sun’s rays just a little.

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Dry With Cool Days and Chilly Nights

Dry With Cool Days and Chilly Nights

| November 20, 2017 @ 6:37 am

SUB-FREEZING START: This is the first widespread freeze of the season for much of Alabama, and wraps up the 2017 growing season. Some temperatures around daybreak… Black Creek 21 Russellville 21 Cottondale 23 Valley Head 23 Cullman 24 Haleyville 24 Pell City 25 Gadsden 25 Concord 25 Coker 27 Bessemer 27 Selma 27 Prattville 27 […]

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