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This week we're all about people who make things. From making our food taste better with a special secret sauce... To making whatever you want just because somebody else is bound to like it too. We swing open The Vault and make a return visit to a couple of friends... Continue reading
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There is a marginal risk of severe weather between 1 pm this afternoon and midnight tonight. Brief tornadoes and damaging winds up to 60 mph will be possible generally along and south of a Reform to Clanton to Phenix City line. Breezy conditions are also expected this afternoon and tonight... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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There is a marginal risk of severe weather between 1PM this afternoon and midnight tonight. Brief tornadoes and damaging winds up to 60 mph will be possible generally along and south of a Reform to Clanton to Phenix City line. Breezy conditions are also expected this afternoon and tonight. Sustained... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Wind Advisory is in effect from 1 pm this afternoon to 4 am Monday. Winds will be 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 mph. Wind gusts above 40 mph will be possible at higher elevations. Strong winds could cause large limbs and smaller trees to fall. Winds... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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East and southeasterly winds continue to circulate across Alabama around an area of high pressure to the north. We still expect this to be our last dry day in the next several with milder temperatures this afternoon than Friday with slightly cooler temperatures in East Alabama. Moisture will begin returning... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We get one more dry day before a near-week long round of rain returns. Temperatures today will range from 73-76. The heaviest rain will remain to the west through the overnight hours tonight but rain chances become a near certainty as we go through the day Sunday but a few... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week, it's time to tip out hats to a Blount Springs destination. Just follow the smoke with us to Top Hat Barbecue. Then, we'll make a return trip to Wetumpka where we've carved out another story about something we saw and the magic one man creates with a chain... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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FIRST ALERT FOR A WIND ADVISORY IN EAST ALABAMA AND TOMBIGBEE RIVER FLOODING: The cold front is sweeping through Alabama now and although moderate to heavy rain areas continued especially in East Alabama, the bulk of the rain will be gone by early afternoon. Gusty west/northwesterly winds will help the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Wind Advisory will be in effect for East Alabama from 1 pm this afternoon until 10 pm this evening. River Flood Warnings continue for West Alabama. Due to heavy rainfall, minor river flooding is expected through Wednesday in the Tombigbee and Sucarnoochee River basins. A secondary cold front moving... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT FOR FLOODING: Due to heavy rainfall, minor river flooding is expected through Wednesday in the Tombigbee and Sucarnoochee River basins. A secondary cold front moving through the state will eventually clear us out but rain showers will linger across parts of the region through early afternoon. Drying conditions... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Tornado Watch is in effect from now until 7 pm for a number of counties in West and Southwest Alabama including Autauga, Baldwin, Bibb, Blount Butler, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Escambia, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Lowndes, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The Tuscaloosa Regional Air Show has been canceled for Saturday and re-scheduled for Sunday. Severe storms are likely through tonight across the entire area. The greatest threat still appears to be west of a line from Gadsden to Montgomery with a slightly lower threat in points to the east. This... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Severe thunderstorms will affect Central Alabama later today. The threats include tornadoes, damaging winds, and flash flooding. The severe storms will be possible beginning between 11 am and noon in West Alabama and move into southeast Alabama by 1 am. There is a greater risk for severe storms in West... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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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. Some Senior Golfers who spend their spare time bowling. This one will strike your fancy. In fact, it just might bowl you over. Then we're... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Early morning temperatures not quite so cold as expected due to the persistence of cloud cover across parts of the area. Later today we see a decent warming trend beginning with highs climbing into the 59-62 degree range. Winds won't make this afternoon feel as uncomfortable as Saturday and by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT: Freeze Warning continues in effect for Central Alabama through 9 am this morning. However, high pressure will build across the region today allowing for a sunny Sunday afternoon with temperatures warming to around 60 before the next system moves toward the Southeast tomorrow. Conditions may remain mostly dry... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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WIND ADVISORY: 1 pm-2 am East Alabama. FREEZE WARNING: Northern half of Alabama 2 am-9 am. WIND ADVISORY: 1 pm-2 am East Alabama. FREEZE WARNING: Northern half of Alabama 2 am-9 am. Rain continues to move south and the first round will move out of the state by noon. However,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Wind Advisory is in effect for areas along and east of I-65 for this afternoon and evening. Winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph can be expected. Then, a Freeze Warning is in effect for tonight for the northern half of Central Alabama. The Freeze... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Good news for our Absolutely Alabama viewers in Central Alabama who have been missing us on Friday night at 10:30 on WBRC FOX6 News . We are now back on Sunday morning. So you won't have to stay up so late, right? But you will have to get up a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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We've got some Sweet Stories to tell and for one of those we'll take a taste of a treat three generations in the making down in at Point Clear in Punta Clara Kitchens. Also... A tradition being kept alive by a man who describes himself just one way, a Coal... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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High pressure continues to dominate the weather on this Easter Sunday across Central Alabama. A cold front is approaching from the northwest but is not expected to penetrate the state through the overnight hours and the region remains rain-free for the next day or so. There will be a few... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A pleasant Easter Sunday morning although still a little chilly but we are expecting sunshine and a nice warm up this afternoon. However, severe storms are possible across all of Central Alabama Tuesday night into Wednesday morning along a cold front Isolated damaging winds appear to be the main threat.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We're still expecting a mostly sunny afternoon in spite of a few passing high, thin cirrus clouds moving through the area. With today's added sunshine afternoon highs will be a few degrees warmer than Friday and a pleasant afternoon and evening are expected. The ridge of high pressure responsible for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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High pressure remains anchored over Alabama this morning with forecast highs ranging from 68 in East Alabama to 79 in West Alabama. Another front will approach from the north, becoming nearly stationary through Monday just north of Alabama. Highs may approach 80 prior to the front through Tuesday and rain... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The threat for severe storms could begin as early as 7 am in West Alabama and extend to around 7 pm Thursday evening in East Alabama. The greatest risk for for damaging winds and a few tornadoes appears to be generally along and south of a line from Vernon to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather