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This weekend we introduce you to an artist who was not only ahead of her time but who found nobility in poverty, the common man and the common objects we see every day when we introduce you to Lois Wilson. Then, you'll meet the Hurricane Creek Creek Keeper, a man... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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The First Full Day Of Fall only means another hot, humid day across the region. High pressure remains anchored to the east blocking frontal passage as the system remains stalled to the west. The southerly wind flow will continue to bring moisture contents up but the best rain chances will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The overall weather pattern remains the same through the end of the weekend with more dry air in East Alabama producing only isolated showers or thunderstorms while the greater coverage for rain will again be in areas to the north and west. By tomorrow a deeper layer of Gulf moisture... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Fall officially begins at 8:54 this evening but a warm first weekend of Autumn is certainly well underway! High pressure is still anchored over The Carolinas blocking a frontal boundary to the north and west from moving across the region through the end of the weekend. Southerly winds will continue... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Fall officially arrives at 8:54 this evening but this weekend will feel more like the middle of Summer! A ridge of high pressure over the Carolinas will help limit moisture over the region this weekend. Drier air will continue to filter into the region and most locations south and east... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week we "wood" like to tell you the story of wood furniture made from genuine Geneva county wood. In Cherokee county you'll meet a photographer who feels the Call of the Wild whenever Creation Calls. Inside The Vault, we'll chill you out with a story that has some real... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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The heat goes on across the region as the remnants of Florence remain to our east but as it continues its slow westerly motion a few of the outer rain bands could make it as far as Northeast Alabama but most areas remain dry with highs again approaching 95-degrees and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Although the devastation of Florence will continue to be felt for months the storm continues to weaken as it lifts through the Central Appalachians and into East Tennessee today. The effects on our region will be minimal although there could be a slight increase in rainfall activity as the outermost... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Another hot September day underway across Central Alabama as high temperatures climb into the 94-96 degree range with heat index values in West Alabama reaching 100-104 degrees. Conditions will remain generally dry although there could still be a late afternoon shower or thunderstorm in areas to the north and east.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Florence is now a Tropical Storm and is expected to weaken through the day today as it continues to dump flooding rains across The Carolinas. The wind field around the storm will bring northerly winds across Central Alabama through the remainder of the weekend and into next week. The still... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We're working our way across the state so we'll need some food for the journey. That's why we're visiting Shelby county where we found one of Bama's Best Bar-B-Q Men already hard at work. We're working our way up the ladder of success to find out where firefighters learn to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Showers began developing in West Alabama early ahead of an approaching cold front which will make slow progress to the east helping produce showers and possibly a few thunderstorms for the remainder of the weekend and into the beginning of the new work-week. The best coverage of rain will be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A cold front associated with the remnants of Gordon will rapidly move into Northwest Alabama today and by this afternoon and into the evening hours will stall across North and West Alabama as the area of low pressure continues lifting north toward The Great Lakes. The result will be likely... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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An increasingly southerly wind flow across Central Alabama will increase our moisture content today and set us up for better rain chances as the weekend ends and a front associated with departing tropical system Gordon approaches the region. In the short run, however, high pressure to our northeast will limit... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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With increasingly south and southwesterly winds across the area today there will be s slight increase in shower and thunderstorm activity which will be more pronounced by tomorrow. Mostly dry air will remain in place for much of today but with afternoon heating there may still be a few afternoon... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Located in Troy, Camp Butter and Egg is called Camp Butter and Egg because it's on Butter and Egg Road, in case you were wondering. But Butter and Eggs are just the beginning of The Story of The Amazing Maze at Camp Butter and Egg which happens to be Absolutely... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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A ridge of high pressure persists over The Atlantic States and circulation around the high will continue our east/southeasterly wind flow across Alabama. This onshore wind flow will continue to bring tropical moisture to the Southeast even as an area of low pressure off the Louisiana Gulf Coast begins migrating... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The best chances for rain today will again be in areas to the south and west where more abundant moisture is moving in from The Gulf. The area of low pressure responsible for the influx of moisture will drift north and begin to lose strength through the day as an... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A weak ridge of high pressure to the north and east remains our dominant weather influence as we begin the Labor Day Weekend. Circulation around the high is producing a weak southeasterly wind flow with onshore winds from the Gulf continuing to pump moisture across Alabama. A weak area of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The weak area of low pressure over the Southeast will slide west today as a ridge of high pressure begins to build strength to the east. A disturbance in the Northern Gulf will also shift west into an area of more concentrated moisture creating scattered rain chances with the best... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week we're wandering into a Wonderland with a woman named Alice who'll show us her magical collection in Ragland where she shares her real-life doll house with us. We'll also look into some World History and a the secrets of spy vs. spy with our state's real-life James Bond.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Drier air began filtering into East Alabama today with only enough remnant moisture in areas to the south and west available to produce rain possibilities. The southerly wind flow will begin to increase tomorrow although the best moisture supply will remain in areas south of I-20 there could be isolated... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A weak ridge of high pressure remains anchored over the Southeast limiting rain to only a few areas even though there were a couple of heat activated showers Saturday afternoon rain chances remain small and diminish with the loss of day time heating limiting any thunderstorm activity to areas closer... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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An area of low pressure over South Alabama is allowing just enough lift to produce a few showers and thunderstorms with just enough moisture creeping north to produce a few showers in Southwest Alabama. Mostly clear, mild conditions return tonight with lows ranging from 74 in West Alabama to 68... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week we make a return trip to once again savor the flavor of Cullman's Flavor's Bakery. Then, things are looking up as we climb through the pages of history in St. Clair county at Horse Pens 40. We swing open The Vault and look inside a good book but... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter