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With this cold weather this week we're going south to Slocomb and gearing up to bring you a look at a new kind of fashion statement made with our friend the farmer in mind. With a chill in the air, a fire might be nice so we're visiting our favorite... Continue reading
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A Freeze Warning is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 8 AM Monday. A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. Temperatures at or below freezing could damage sensitive plants and vegetation. Temperatures will drop to near or just below freezing by 10 pm tonight... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Wind Advisory is in effect for areas of North Alabama from Cullman county north to the Alabama-Tennessee border through 9 pm Saturday night with sustained winds of 35 mph. Warm air has been flowing into the region along and west of Interstate 65 through the morning. Low clouds have... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Sustained southwesterly winds will increase to around 25 mph later this morning, along with frequent gusts to around 35 mph. Winds will remain in this range, but will shift to the northwest beginning late this afternoon. Both sustained wind speeds and gusts will be higher in elevated terrain above 1000... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A strong cold front is moving south through the Mississippi River Valley this morning. As the front moves quickly across Central Alabama the pressure gradient tightens leading to breezy conditions across the area during the day. The front is expected to move from our northwestern counties to south of the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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You'll be wild about this week's show especially when we go exploring the Wild South. On the other side of the tracks we visit a special place called Studio By The Tracks. Inside The Vault we have some ideas about a selection you can make the next time you're asked... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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With this plenty of clouds in place temperatures were several degrees milder during the early morning but will be a degree or two cooler for afternoon highs today.We're still not seeing a lot of rain in the forecast for the remainder of the weekend. There be better rain chances in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The first in a series of weather disturbances will move through the era today as a weak cold front will move into the Southeast as a wedge of cooler air remains anchored east of the Appalachians, extending southwestward into East Alabama. Small rain chances should be focused along and south... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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An area of high pressure southeast from the Great Lakes and slide south along the East Coast allowing a return flow of moisture the area. We remain rain free today but there will be a few more clouds as the day goes on as the warmer, more moist air overspreads... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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There is a Frost Advisory for areas north and eat of Birmingham through 8 am this morning. Otherwise.... A ridge of high pressure over The Carolinas controls our Saturday weather. An area of low pressure and upper level disturbance over the Plain States will approach overnight and Sunday weakening the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week we take a little stroll down memory lane as we stop off for a little spot of tea along the way. Then, another spot you might want to visit especially if you enjoy the great outdoors and want to experience a little southern hospitality. We swing open The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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High pressure and light southerly winds will dominate the weather through the end of the weekend although we can't rule out rain chances are limited and will only occur in the afternoon. High temperatures will again be around 80. Tonight, the front approaches and there could be a shower or... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 9 am with visibility less than one mile in some locations. Otherwise today's weather finds us wedged between high pressure over the Gulf and Atlantic, and a frontal boundary to the northwest. Moisture will be limited and warm temperatures will continue and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for areas along and east of I-65 this morning. Areas of fog may reduce visibility to less than a mile at times overnight. There will also be isolated areas of dense fog, with visibility of 1/4 mile or less. As the weather disturbance... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week, we're back in Baldwin county taking a walk on the wild side down Alligator Alley. You'll deerly love our next stop in Macon county as we bring you the story of the relentless pursuit of better bucks at Relentless White Tails. Inside The Vault you'll see creative collages... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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A Frost Advisory is in effect all the way from the Alabama Tennessee border to the Florida line overnight. The Advisory is from 1 am until 8 am Monday morning. Temperatures will fall into the 32-38 degree range with even colder temperatures expected in the extreme northeast corner of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The clouds and light north winds have kept temperatures warmer than originally forecast and the frost advisory which was issued has been canceled. The clouds will likely be with us through mid morning but clearing will begin from west to east as high pressure builds east from Texas. Temperatures will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The surface cold front has pushed east of I-65 this morning. Much of the rain lingers behind the front with temperatures ahead of the front relatively mild with falling temperatures behind the front and especially in areas of Northwest Alabama. The back edge of the rain will continue pushing out... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Rain will be affecting much of the area this morning as a strong cold front moves through. Temperatures through the morning hours will be stuck in the Forties behind the front where rain will continue as the overcast lingers. Afternoon temperatures should rise by only about ten degrees with more... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week we're looking sharp as we look in on a Theodore knife maker who's an extraordinary blade smith. Then we're off for Smith Lake where we pay a visit to a man who finds art all around him and if he can't find it, he'll make it. Now where'd... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Widespread rain is expected across the area with the best chances during the daytime hours will be west of I-65 with rain covering most of the area tonight. Overall rainfall totals will be between an inch and a half and two and a half inches during this event with some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Our dry weather comes to an end beginning this afternoon as a strong system approaches from the west. A large area of rain with accompanying thunderstorms will arrive from Mississippi in the late afternoon. Most areas east of I-65 will remain dry through the afternoon with rain chances on the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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High pressure centered over Virginia continues to dominate our weather through the beginning of the weekend although there may be some increase in cloud cover with south/southeasterly winds bringing in more moisture as the high begins to migrate east. Afternoon temperatures will rise a degree or so from the end... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A ridge of high pressure will move east today ahead of an approaching weather disturbance coming south from The Plains bringing us a warm, dry Saturday with moisture increasing ahead of enhanced Sunday rain chances, especially Sunday night. The change begins tomorrow. Rain will likely hold off for most of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week we're talking partnerships.... In Gardendale, Greg and Susan McGill work together with their fine feathered friends. From White Doves to Lake Wedowee, we'll find out how you get to be known as Air Junkies. Inside The Vault, there's a partnership between brother and sister which brought back to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter