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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.
Recent Activity
As I write this blog, we're finally getting some sunshine across the state. We started the day with dense fog and widespread cloud cover. Temperatures will warm into the lower 70s this afternoon with highs tomorrow in the mid 70s. It's going to feel like Spring. The good news is... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
After a few days of sunshine and warm temperatures, the gloomy weather is back for a while. Rain is covering the radar this afternoon as I write this weather blog. More rain is in the forecast over the coming days, but don't expect a complete washout. SPRING ARRIVES: It will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at WBRC Weather
I hope you're enjoying the fantastic weather this week. This is certainly get outside and do something weather. Highs this afternoon reached the lower 80s. Not quite records, but closer to the records than our normal highs. We're expecting another day with more of the same. Sunshine is in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at WBRC Weather
I have you're enjoying your weekend. The gloomy and damp weather continues this afternoon. We've seen on satellite an occasional break in the clouds in East Alabama, but overall it is cloudy with ceilings between 1,500 and 2,000ft. Temperatures have been hovering in the upper 60s to lower 70s. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at WBRC Weather
We're covered with light to moderate rain across the state tonight with temperatures in the mid 50s. I don't see many breaks in the rain over the next 4-5 days. Rainfall accumulations could be high enough later this week to result in some localized flooding. This moisture train is directly... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at WBRC Weather
Tuscaloosa is now clear of the wintry precipitation and Birmingham will soon be clear. Temperatures have held steadily at and slightly below freezing. The ground temps have helped some. Fox6 is located on Red Mountain and we've been now below freezing since noon. We've seen limited icing at this elevation.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at WBRC Weather
The well-advertised cold front is now moving into northern Alabama after some very warm temperatures across our area earlier today. Some folks have reached the low 80s today in a few spots, and with such colder air moving in tonight, that has a lot of folks wondering why severe weather... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at WBRC Weather
New higher resolution model data is suggesting our highest risk for sleet and freezing rain will remain in Northwest Alabama Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Since last week, we've been trying to get a good handle on a wintry weather threat being hinted at by the GFS model. At Fox6,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at WBRC Weather
Sleet and/or freezing rain is likely by Thursday morning across Alabama and parts of the Fox6 viewing area will be significantly impacted. The challenge right now is figuring out where. As new model data begins to arrive, we are getting a better idea on the where and when. The GFS... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at WBRC Weather