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James-Paul Dice
Birmingham, AL
Chief Meteorologist at WBRC Fox 6 in Birmingham. AMS CBM and NWA Seals of Approval.
Interests: Meteorology, broadcasting, aviation, computers, science, and history.
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The nation's first facility dedicated to water forecasts and research will officially open on May 26th at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The NOAA facility will focus on creating more accurate forecasts and better science to help drive the development to prepare for water-related challenges. These challenges range from... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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The thunderstorms will taper off tonight and high pressure will build across the area for the next few days. With drier air pushing in, we'll experience more comfortable conditions. This means lower dewpoints and less mugginess. TOMORROW: The cool front should be to our south by tomorrow. Expect mostly sunny... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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The visible satellite picture is showing quite a few clouds across Alabama this morning. We'll gradually begin to see clearing during the afternoon. Most of the sunshine is north of I-20. We will likely have a few days of dry weather before we'll see the rain chances return. For many,... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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This weather reminds me of a Steeler's Wheel song back in my radio days. It was a catchy tune called "Stuck In The Middle With You." While we might not have clowns and jokers, we do have severe weather and low pressure. We remain stuck with this persistent ridge of... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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There's an ole saying in the meteorology world. A big bubble of high pressure means no trouble. This is the setup we've been dealing with for days and the weather complaint department has taken a break for a bit. I think most folks are enjoying this pattern. I know I... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at WBRC Weather
On April 27th, 2011, 62 tornadoes left their marks on Alabama. In the end, 252 peopled died as a result of the deadly storms. The following video clips take us back to that deadly day in Alabama history. Nine months later I had the opportunity to fly over the damage... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0456 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 0210 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015 AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF CNTRL AL AND WRN GA CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH POSSIBLE VALID 251910Z - 252045Z PROBABILITY OF WATCH ISSUANCE...40 PERCENT SUMMARY...AN ISOLATED SEVERE THREAT MAY DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF CNTRL AL/WRN GA THIS AFTERNOON.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We're looking at several rounds of possible severe weather through tomorrow evening. I'm becoming a bit less concerned about the overnight threat through early Saturday. I'm not sure if the instability will return enough for us to see significant storms. ROUND #1: The primary threat from 3am through 7am will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2015 at WBRC Weather