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This week we're hot footing it all over the state with some cool socks for the journey from the spot once known as the Sock Capital of The World and... We'll need some new shoes for our travels, so why not pick up some classics that will make you feel... Continue reading
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Drier air accompanied by a ridge of high pressure and a north/northwest wind flow will continue to keep most of the area dry, although there could be a few rain areas developing in the afternoon. Overall, today's weather will be much like Saturday's and most of the rain area will... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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After a mostly sunny Saturday with drier conditions, little fog formation is expected through the early morning although with high dew points and cooling surface temperatures there could be a few areas of patchy fog. Through the day today winds will continue from the west/northwest flow and with the mostly... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The only areas of even isolated afternoon shower or thunderstorm development are expected in counties to the south where there is still a more abundant supply of moisture but on balance conditions will be more stable across Central Alabama with hot afternoon temperatures generally in the 92-94 degree range. The... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Areas of fog may linger through 8 AM this morning. Visibility could drop to less than one mile in some areas. Following the passage of a series of disturbances across Central Alabama, high pressure will build strength beginning today with drying conditions for the beginning of the weekend. Any remaining... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We get lots of questions about all our travels, like..."Don't those guys ever stop to eat?" Sure! Sometimes we stop to eat cake especially when someone designs one just for us! Of course, nothing goes with a fresh slice of cake like a good cup of coffee and we'll take... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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An area of high pressure east of the Carolinas, the traditional system known as The Bermuda High will build strength and expand over The Southeast today which will in effect limit afternoon thunderstorms and bring even hotter temperatures. Any rain fall activity will be sparse and isolated in nature. Highs... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Conditions remain warm and humid for the remainder of the weekend and into the beginning of the new work-week. A ridge of high pressure will continue to be the dominant weather system affecting Central Alabama and the entire Southeast. Most of the region remains dry as the high pressure centers... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A persistent South/Southwesterly wind flow will continue to pump moisture from The Gulf north across Alabama during the remainder of the weekend. Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will begin developing in South Alabama and spread north during the remainder of the day. Most of the rain fall activity will... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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High pressure will grow stronger over the Southeast today but rain chances will remain over the region with a continued southerly wind flow with the best chances for rain will remain to our south. Conditions will continue hot and humid for the end of the weekend and into the beginning... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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High pressure will grow stronger over the Southeast today but rain chances will remain over the region with a continued southerly wind flow with the best chances for rain will remain to our south. Conditions will continue hot and humid for the end of the weekend and into the beginning... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Myths and Legends are fun, so this week we visit a church whose history dates back more than 100 years. Then, we'll let you in on another legend and maybe answer the question; Just where did the famous Cheeseburger in Paradise of musical lore really begin? We swing open The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Another hot day underway across Central Alabama with any rain limited to South Alabama. North of a front things remain hot and dry but the front will begin lifting north as the weekend ends and southerly winds begin transporting Gulf moisture north. After highs today hit the 90-95 degree range... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The dry line will remain to our south across South Alabama through tomorrow morning limiting shower activity to Southeast Alabama through the remainder of the weekend. Temperatures will remain high ranging from 90-95. An area of low pressure will move toward the Mississippi River Valley today although the exact timing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The dry line will remain to our south across South Alabama through tomorrow morning limiting shower activity to Southeast Alabama through the remainder of the weekend. Temperatures will remain hit with highs this afternoon ranging from 90-95. An area of low pressure will move toward the Mississippi River Valley today... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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One more day of dry weather is underway across Central Alabama. A second shot of dry air is filtering into the region this afternoon. As the drier air moves in this afternoon, the humidity will be lower meaning Heat Index Values will be just at or below the 100-degree mark... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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One more day of dry weather is underway across Central Alabama. A second shot of dry air is filtering into the region this afternoon. As the drier air moves in this afternoon, the humidity will be lower meaning Heat Index Values will be just at or below the 100-degree mark... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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With a front passing through Central Alabama northwesterly winds will help usher in drier air for the beginning of the weekend. This front will continue pushing south through the afternoon and evening hours. The boundary will push south of our area by early Sunday morning and become stationary across South... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week, we're inviting you to take the plunge with us as we take you to Mobile county for an Eight Mile trip Beneath The Blue. Then, we'll do a little turn around and head for Pell City for a cool stroll through a Bamboo Garden. Inside The Vault, we'll... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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The front along which storms formed yesterday is drifting south across Alabama and any thunderstorm activity today is likely to be south of that front. Now a large low pressure area is forming over the Ohio Valley and will drift slowly toward The Southeast. A few bands of clouds will... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Rain chances will vary widely from west to east today with a good chance for afternoon showers in East Alabama while conditions will remain mostly sunny and hot in West Alabama with highs around 93. The cold front which spawned yesterday's rain and thunderstorms has finally moved south and will... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The overall severe weather threat has diminished in East Alabama but another round of storms is possible this afternoon and evening from 4 pm through to midnight across all of Central Alabama. These storms may be isolated to scattered in nature and capable of producing damaging winds, quarter size hail,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for counties in East Alabama until 9 am this morning. Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Dekalb, Etowah, Jackson, Lee, Madison, Marshall and Randolph counties are included in the watch area. The main threat will be straight line winds up to 60-mph. The overall... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We've sure got some Sweet Stories coming your way this week including a pony named Sugar Man. Then there's a Sweet Story fresh from the oven and we'll show you Mama's Secrets when we roll into Opelika. Inside the Vault we'll draw on one of our past visits with a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2018 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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Another hot day underway with very little change in the atmospheric make-up so a Heat Advisory continues through 7 pm for the counties in West Alabama where Heat Index Values will be in the 105-107 degree range. South of a frontal boundary there may be more rainfall through the afternoon... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2018 at WBRC First Alert Weather