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Although drier air is now moving into Alabama there are still flooding concerns. The Flood Warning continues for The Cahaba River At Centreville until this evening...or until the Warning is cancelled. Sunday the stage was 23.6 feet. Flood stage is 23 feet. The river will continue to fall to below... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC First Alert Weather
For the start of this new week, a cooler change is in the works, as unusually dry air plunges south. It certainly won't feel like the first full week of Summer! There may still be some lingering sprinkles in areas to the north and west but the Tropical air mass... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC First Alert Weather
The cold front is continues to sink slowly south with dew points falling into the low to middle Sixties. The air is still moist in the upper levels so we will still see clouds over the area and even a few areas of light rain over Northwest Alabama where we... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC First Alert Weather
Roads in Blount county, primarily in areas from Hayden west to I-65 have, as of Saturday morning, been deemed impassable. According to Blount county officials the roads are not officially closed but are deemed impassable due to the large amounts of water covering the roads. Remember, if you approach an... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
A potential for flash flooding may continue into the end of the weekend along a cold front. Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is possible over already saturated ground. Rainfall the past few days has caused rises on area rivers. Minor flooding may continue into the early part of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week we're working our way across the state so we'll need some food for the journey. For that we visit Shelby county where we found a couple of Bama's Best Bar-B-Q Men. We're working our way up the ladder of success to find out where firefighters learn to fight... Continue reading
The area of low pressure which brought about early Sunday showers and thunderstorms will continue drifting south and out over the waters of the open Gulf later today. We have two features of interest to write about this AM. This system is in advance of an approaching front approaching from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
The weak upper trough will remain over the region today with scattered showers/storms expected once again, with the best chances during peak heating. Look for afternoon highs in the mid/upper Eighties. The southern edge of the next system will reach our area Monday in the form of a cold front.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
The main feature as the weekend begins is an area of low pressure moving toward the Gulf Coast producing some areas of heavy rain as it goes. This system is expected to move along the Alabama Gulf Coast today and into tonight prodeucing the best rain chances over South Alabama.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Another warm, humid morning with plenty of tropical moisture out there and with afternoon highs near 90 both today and tomorrow we could still see more showers and thunderstorms each afternoon. An area of low pressure dominates the weather from the Carolinas to the western Gulf of Mexico and will... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week, the story of a Music Legend before he became one..Explore the early life of young Hank Williams in a new play called Hiram. Then we roll out a Legendary Biscuit Recipe baked right here at home. Come with us to Lookout Mountain for a taste of Granny Hester's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
After several days of dry weather across Central Alabama, the pattern will undergo a gradual shift to produce a more wet and environment. Gulf moisture will move north today with increasing southerly winds which will initially produce more sea-breeze type rain showers and the outflow from these rain areas will... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
A few clouds across Central Alabama early this morning with surface dew points rising into the middle 60s to the south and southerly winds today continuing to usher in low level Gulf moisture. Temperatures will also be on the rise today as an upper ridge builds over the South. Highs... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week we're visiting and sampling some Real Southern Classics so naturally we start with grits and they are Classics on Noble in Anniston. A Classic Collection in Tuscaloosa from the brush of a Dothan artist. Also, we look inside the Vault at some Timeless Time Pieces. And just in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
FIRST ALERT: One-quarter to one-half inch rainfall totals in localized heavy rain areas can be expected today with rainfall decreasing after 10 pm Sunday night. A front draped across Central Alabama will shift north putting us in the warm sector of the front leading to continued rain chances through the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Rain and thunderstorms began developing along the Gulf Coast early this morning and have continued spreading north into West Alabama during the morning. More rain will spread across Central Alabama through the day and into Sunday. The best chances for today will be in the south and northwest as southerly... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
Once again, more rain across Central Alabama through Saturday and Sunday. The best chances for today will be in the south and northwest as southerly winds continue to pump Gulf moisture over the region. Showers already moving in along the Gulf Coast will stream into the southwest after 10 am... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This week you could say our stories are a Meat And Three. We start with the story of Paul's Mountain Meats...and then we've got three more stories. Since music helps you enjoy your meals more, we take you to Tangled Strings and learn the secrets of The Lowe Mill Luthier... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
There is a Marginal Risk for isolated damaging straight line winds through this afternoon along and north of a line from Millport to Cordova to Hayden to Centre. A thunderstorm complex developed early this morning in northern Arkansas moving east. The system may turn more southeast later today but the... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
A ridge of high pressure will continue our warm weather pattern with a low pressure area moving through the Midwest bringing a cold front down through the Ohio and Tennessee River Valleys. However, the front begins to stall just north of the area thanks to the high pressure in the... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 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 Alabama wood in the South Alabama community of Slocomb. In Cherokee county you'll meet a photographer who feels the Call of the Wild whenever Creation Calls. In fact, she calls her photographs Creation Calls.... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're headed for the Slocomb Home Where The Buffalo Roam. Come with us to Green Acres, It is the place to be. Also, everyone has a favorite season but in Valley Head there's a spot where brides to be find every season is sweet. Inside The Vault and... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week, we'll discover some real life fairy tales told with the help of a little Mentone Mountain Magic. Inside The Vault we'll unlock the secrets of Fairhope's Biscuit King. Plus, pigeons make one Russell county bird lover's heart soar with joy and... Some things are really Food For Thought.... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
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This week we're going to do a lot of Walking and Remembering, including A Walk through the ETOWAH county woods, finding a "cure for what ails you." Then, A Walk through a lifetime of memories which ends with a sweet recipe for Sweet Potato Pie. We swing open The Vault... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at Absolutely Alabama with Fred Hunter
Another windy day is underway across Central Alabama. Rain and storms will move east and into West Alabama with this front by the afternoon. The storms may enter the state as early as 1 PM and we could see multiple rounds of showers and storms through the evening hours. The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather