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This week we're turning over...some new ground in Houston county as we wind our way to The Wiregrass... And take a ride with the Maddox Family. Then, we're turning over a new leaf and there are plenty of those in Talladega county at Hunter's Tree Farm. Inside The Vault we'll... Continue reading
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This week we're in Wicksburg studying the lost art of flint knapping. Also, a story that will be coming your way "fore" you know it. This one will strike your fancy. In fact, it just might bowl you over. Then we're diving deep inside The Vault with the oldest skin... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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The so called cold front which pushed through Central Alabama has meant little more than a bit of a wind shift although generally temperatures remain warm with a hot afternoon and limited rain chances for the rest of the day. This front will try to slide south before stalling out... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A weak front has stalled across the area but it is still muggy as dew points remain in the Seventies area-wide. but some drier air has worked into the area limiting the chance for precipitation, at least for today but after midnight, rain chances will begin to increase in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We will continue to see waves of showers and storms move through the area with the best chances for rain across the southern part of the area, with just more of the typical summertime hit and miss thunderstorms across the northern sector. By late this afternoon into the evening we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 9 this morning. Visibility will drop to one quarter of mile or less across portions of Central Alabama. Fog may reduce visibilities very quickly and create hazardous driving conditions. If driving slow down, use your headlights on low beam and leave plenty... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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As the weekend begins the front just to our north may stall out once again although forecast models keep the front to the north today before it again begins to slide south tomorrow. The front may instead stay north of the area through the weekend. So we will once again... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week you'll fall for our stories especially when you see the scenic water falls of North Alabama. We'll light your fire when we visit the men and women keeping our native forest habitats alive and well. Inside The Vault, you'll meet those dedicated lifeguards who help keep our beaches... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We began the day with mostly clear skies across much of the area early this morning with localized fog and low clouds and clouds have steadily increased through the morning. A warm front is moving north and north of the front dew points are higher with more comfortable conditions lingering... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The front which passed through Central Alabama has stalled and is moving north now as a warm front and at first we will see only isolated showers or thunderstorms. As we move through the day the activity will increase in coverage as the southerly flow increases behind the front as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A cold front to continues pushing south as surface high pressure shifts east. The front is expected to stall and could still produce a few scattered showers and storms to the south this afternoon. The boundary will stall then move back north bringing more moisture and clouds overnight tonight. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A cold front expected has reached the I-85 corridor this morning due to northwest wind flow. With drier air also moving in aloft, forecast rain chances are very limited north of the front with scattered to numerous showers/storms south of I-85. The effects of the front will be primarily lower... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week, we've got a jewel of a story to tell you about a family tradition unmatched anywhere in the country. Then, horseshoeing is a time honored tradition but you're about to meet a farrier who spends his time singing while he works. We swing open the Vault and re-introduce... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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With a northerly wind flow continuing through the remainder of the weekend another below normal day, temperature wise, is in store with highs in 87-91-degree range. Other than a few passing high clouds, skies will remain clear. With mostly clear skies and light winds temperatures may actually be a degree... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The cold front and associated wind shift has reached all the way to the Gulf Coast this morning. The northerly wind flow is helping bring dew points into the 60. Winds circulating around an area of high pressure will shift to the east later today which will temporarily bring in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A surface cold front has pushed through Central Alabama and although the air will be slow to dry, dew points will eventually fall bringing a dry, sunny and mild weekend to our area. A pleasant weekend will follow as high pressure builds southward across the Southeast. Northerly winds will bring... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The surface front has pushed into far north Alabama where winds have become northerly. However, drier low level lags the surface front and it will take a good part of the day for the drier surface air to arrive. The majority of the shower and thunderstorm activity has shifted into... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week, Down In The Valley and across the tracks we take you to Winston Place and you'll discover why the tracks and the valley are both part of an All American story. Then we aim to re-introduce you to an artist who really knows how to shoot pictures. Inside... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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The stage is set for another oppressively hot, humid day and a Heat Advisory continues through 9 PM tonight. High temperatures will range from 90 to 95 degrees; combined with the humidity, this puts the Heat Indices into the 103 to 106 degree range for a few hours this afternoon.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory, from 11 AM this morning to 9 PM tonight. High temperatures will range from 90 to 95 degrees; combined with the humidity, this puts the Heat Indices into the 103 to 106 degree range for a few hours this afternoon. Heat... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Heat Advisory continues until 9 pm this evening. High temperatures will range from 93 to 97 degrees which puts the Heat Indices into the 105 to 107 degree range for a few hours through this afternoon and into the early evening hours. Heat related illnesses may be possible for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
A Heat Advisory is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 7 PM this evening. High temperatures will range from 93 to 97 degrees which puts the Heat Indices into the 105 to 107 degree range for a few hours late this morning through this afternoon. Heat related illnesses... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week we rope in some good times right out of the chute as we take a rough ride with Rickey West's Bucking Bulls. We take a step back to a simpler time of ice cream floats, sizzling burgers and heroes of The Silver Screen at The Strand Theater in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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An area of low pressure is expected to dig south from the Great Lakes later today and begin the push which will move a stalled front south and set us up for the beginning of the week with a northwest wind flow ushering in drier, more stable air while increasing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Flood Warning is in effect for West Central Shelby County until 11:45 Sunday morning. Flooding hot spots include Hueytown and Hoover. An area of low pressure is expected to dig south from the Great Lakes later today and begin the push which will move a stalled front south and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather