Alabama's Weather

A Cool, But Beautiful Sunday Across Central Alabama

A Cool, But Beautiful Sunday Across Central Alabama

| December 10, 2017 @ 2:35 pm

Temperatures are in the 40s across Central Alabama this afternoon under mostly clear skies.

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The Mother of All Snowfall Total Lists

The Mother of All Snowfall Total Lists

| December 10, 2017 @ 11:05 am

Hundreds of observers and the NWS Birmingham has compiled a huge list of snowfall totals from Friday’s snowstorm across Central Alabama, including at least a dozen double-digit totals. Amazing!

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Dry with Relatively Cold Temperatures

Dry with Relatively Cold Temperatures

| December 10, 2017 @ 6:47 am

The week ahead will be dry and mostly chilly though temperatures will bounce up and down. Another shot of cold air is forecast coming in Tuesday with yet another shot on Friday helping to keep temperatures generally at or below our seasonal values for this time of the year.

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Winter Weather

The Snow Of December 8, 2017

The Snow Of December 8, 2017

| December 9, 2017 @ 3:47 pm

Yesterday’s snow across Central Alabama was the biggest one for so early in the season. Data is still being compiled, but for Birmingham, with an official total of 4 inches, it was the third snowiest December day on record. Only surpassed by 8 inches during the famous New Year’s Eve event on December 31, 1963… […]

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Satellite View of Friday’s Snow

Satellite View of Friday’s Snow

| December 9, 2017 @ 8:13 am

The satellite view of the December 8, 2017, snow storm across Alabama and Mississippi.

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Winter Storm Warning & Winter Weather Advisory Extended In Time and Area

Winter Storm Warning & Winter Weather Advisory Extended In Time and Area

| December 8, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has cancelled the Winter Weather Advisory FOR Cullman, Marshall, and Dekalb counties.

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Partner News Stories

Alabama Newscenter Readers Share Snow Photos

Alabama Newscenter Readers Share Snow Photos

| December 10, 2017 @ 5:00 am

The snow has all but melted away from Alabama but not before the images were forever captured.

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Alabama Metro Ranks No. 1 For Manufacturing Jobs, Analysis Says

Alabama Metro Ranks No. 1 For Manufacturing Jobs, Analysis Says

| December 10, 2017 @ 5:00 am

The Talladega-Sylacauga Micropolitan Statistical Area was rated the best place in the U.S. for manufacturing jobs in a detailed analysis by SmartAsset, a financial technology company that studied data on nearly 500 cities.

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University Of Alabama Student Dresses As Christmas Tree For Class, Goes Viral

University Of Alabama Student Dresses As Christmas Tree For Class, Goes Viral

| December 10, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Forgive Kelsey Hall if she isn’t smiling for pictures – sometimes, celebrities get burned out.

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Weather History / Meteorology 101

Weather By The Numbers: December Snow Edition

Weather By The Numbers: December Snow Edition

| December 9, 2017 @ 12:19 pm

We had quite the spread of snowfall amounts from Friday’s snow event, one in which overperformed what everyone was expecting.

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Today Is the Third Snowiest December Day in Birmingham History

Today Is the Third Snowiest December Day in Birmingham History

| December 8, 2017 @ 5:16 pm

The unofficial measurement of 4 inches at BHM makes this third snowiest December day in Birmingham history.

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One of the Greatest Iron Bowl Games Had the Worst Weather of the Series

One of the Greatest Iron Bowl Games Had the Worst Weather of the Series

| December 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am

The 1983 Iron Bowl featured a great game and a tornado warning.

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WeatherBrains Podcast

WeatherBrains 620:  Every Day a Tornado Day

WeatherBrains 620: Every Day a Tornado Day

| December 5, 2017 @ 5:12 am

Eli Jacks from the National Weather Service Hazard Simplification Project joins the WeatherBrains gang for a lively discussion on the topic of messaging hazardous weather.

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WeatherBrains 619:  When A Tree Falls In The Forest

WeatherBrains 619: When A Tree Falls In The Forest

| November 28, 2017 @ 6:20 am

In this episode of WeatherBrains, we look back at a historic event for New England, especially Vermont, as told by author Stephen Long in this book, Thirty-Eight.

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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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Other Recent Posts

On This Day In Alabama History: George Goldthwaite Born In Massachusetts

On This Day In Alabama History: George Goldthwaite Born In Massachusetts

| December 10, 2017 @ 5:00 am

December 10, 1809: U.S

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A Bluebird Day

A Bluebird Day

| December 9, 2017 @ 1:15 pm

Sunshine is in full supply on this Saturday afternoon, but it remains cold with plenty of snow on the ground.

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Dry This Week – Temps Up and Down

Dry This Week – Temps Up and Down

| December 9, 2017 @ 6:45 am

Really cold today and tonight with areas under snow cover likely to see Sunday morning lows in the 15 to 25 degree range. A series of reinforcing shots of cold air will keep us fairly cold through the week ahead.

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Bocar Targets Construction Start For $115 Million Alabama Parts Plant

Bocar Targets Construction Start For $115 Million Alabama Parts Plant

| December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Executives from global auto supplier BOCAR Group said construction on a $115 million manufacturing facility in Alabama will begin in the spring, with production launching at the site two years later.

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Brian Peters: Weather Turns Dry In Alabama With Temperatures Up And Down

Brian Peters: Weather Turns Dry In Alabama With Temperatures Up And Down

| December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Brian Peters: Weather Turns Dry In Alabama With Temperatures Up And Down

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On This Day In Alabama History: Rube Burrow, Gang Robbed Arkansas Train

On This Day In Alabama History: Rube Burrow, Gang Robbed Arkansas Train

| December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 am

December 9, 1887: Lamar County native Rube Burrow and his gang of outlaws robbed a train in Arkansas, making off with about $2,000 collected for the Illinois lottery

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Surprising, Early Season Snowstorm Results In Power Outages, Slick Roads In Alabama

Surprising, Early Season Snowstorm Results In Power Outages, Slick Roads In Alabama

| December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 am

A pre-winter storm Friday dropped heavy, wet snow on a swath of north-central Alabama, causing power outages and making travel hazardous in spots.

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