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If you're up early to try and beat the heat this weekend, why not join us for a little Absolutely Alabama fun? We'll introduce a little culture to your morning as the travel to The Fabulous Fayette Art Museum. We step down to Dothan and take a step back in... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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An increased chance for showers and storms will continue through the day across Central Alabama. The best chances for rain will be from Birmingham to the south although some areas could see some stronger storms, others could remain mainly hot, humid and dry. Clouds and precipitation will lead to a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC First Alert Weather
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An increased chance for showers and storms will continue through the day across Central Alabama. The best chances for rain will be from Birmingham to the south although some areas could see some stronger storms, others could remain mainly hot, humid and dry. Clouds and precipitation will lead to a... Continue reading
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The upper level area of disturbed weather which has helped propagate the daily thunderstorm activity remains in place over Central Alabama. In fact, this morning it retrogrades from its early weekend position over South Alabama back across Central Alabama. As it lifts north today we see increased rain and thunderstorm... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The upper level low which has been the main player in producing thunderstorms for the past several days has slipped into South Alabama but later today it will begin moving north and east. This trend will continue overnight bringing more clouds and increasing rain chances overnight tonight and into early... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Areas of fog may reduce visibility to less than one mile at times especially in areas along and east of Interstate 65 through the early morning. Slow down, use low beams and increase following distance between you and the vehicle in front of you. Through the remainder of the day... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago 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 in a quaint little Columbiana Tea Room that will just fit your Heart's Desire. Then, an Otter Place you might want to visit especially if you enjoy... Continue reading
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Our typical summer-like weather pattern (note summer is officially over a week away) but the areas of showers and thunderstorms will continue spurred on by afternoon heating and possibly continuing into the early evening hours. As we saw yesterday, some isolated areas of stronger storm activity can also produce strong... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Warm, moist air continues to flow across Central Alabama in a pattern typical for Late Spring/Early Summer. The Summer-Like conditions often lead to scattered showers and thunderstorms especially in the afternoon and early evening hours, a pattern which is not likely to change anytime soon. There will, however be a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A weak area of low pressure near The Gulf will move slowly northeast today pulling more moisture into the state. Meanwhile another disturbance will drop south from the Tennessee Valley so with the additional moisture and aided by afternoon heating there will be more isolated to scattered shower or thunderstorm... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Rain chances begin to trend higher today and tomorrow in Central Alabama as moist southerly winds continue to pump moisture into the region meaning we're in for a more typical summer-like weather pattern with most of the rain occurring during the hours of maximum afternoon heating in the form of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week we're off to the Wild West, West Alabama that is...for a day of hard riding with the University of West Alabama Rodeo Team and after all that riding we'll need to re-stock at our friendly neighborhood grocery store in Bessemer. Inside The Vault we flex our muscles at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Even with ample moisture in place and a cold front set to advance across Alabama this afternoon, conditions will prevent a solid line of storms from forming, so not everyone will see rain from the front. The highest rain chances will be in East Alabama where the rain chances will... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Even with ample moisture in place and a cold front set to advance across Alabama this afternoon, conditions will prevent a solid line of storms from forming, so not everyone will see rain from the front. The highest rain chances will be in East Alabama where the rain chances will... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm Watch for parts of West Alabama....Canceled. There is a low risk of isolated severe thunderstorms through sunset ahead of and along a cold front for much of Central Alabama. Damaging winds will be the main threat. These storms are possible along and ahead of a cold... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Fred's First Alert For Weekend Storms: There is a low risk for isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging winds this afternoon along and south of a Demopolis to Montgomery to Phenix City line, between noon and 6 pm. There is also a low risk for of isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT FOR SEVERE STORMS TONIGHT AND TOMORROW MORNING: There is a small chance of severe thunderstorms, with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rainfall, across portions of Central Alabama, late Saturday night into the predawn hours on Sunday. Today, a ridge of high pressure over the Caribbean weakens... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The heat has arrived and we'll all be looking for some relief. In The South that usually leads to a cold glass of tea or two... Fortunately, there's a company which operates with that idea in mind and best of all it's Absolutely Alabama! Taste for yourself this weekend on... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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A State of Emergency is in effect for 40 counties in our state, primarily in South Alabama in response to the threat from Alberto. Tuscaloosa, Pickens, Greene, Hale, Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Sumter counties are included in the areas covered by the declaration. All eyes are on the Gulf of Mexico... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Alberto is expected to grow stronger as it moves north over the Eastern Gulf Today. A Tropical Storm Warning and Storm Surge Watch are in effect for Southwest Alabama and Northwest Florida Coasts The storm is currently 520 miles south-southeast of Mobile with winds of miles 40 mph, moving north/northeast... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Rain and thunderstorms will again be most prevalent during the afternoon and early evening due to the heat and bountiful moisture in place over Alabama. The rain will slowly end with the loss of daytime heating overnight. Beyond today all eyes will turn toward the Gulf as Alberto is forecast... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Patchy dense will continue through 9 am this morning. A very moist air mass will continue across Central Alabama into next week, and there is a potential for localized areas of heavy rainfall each day. Alberto will move north across the Gulf of Mexico bringing an enhanced threat for heavy... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Wilbur McCauley says, "As the human population has grown and the habitats where the animals live have shrunk, we live right on the borders of where the animals live, so there's a possibility that people are gone a come have an encounter with a wild animal at some point in... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're on The Trail again and we begin with The Trails At Tannehill. Saddle up and come along. Then a trail that winds round and round at a beautiful facility in Leeds. Take a trip with us to The Barber Motor Sports Park. Also under a big oak... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we start with a Boom when we visit Fort Payne's Boom Days Celebration. Then... Lights, Camera, Action! It's a cinematic story of one woman's Roots down in Dothan. Inside The Vault we travel down an old road with a new friend and she'll show us her Dirt Road... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter