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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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It looks like we can "cash" in on some good car washing weather. Finally - a chance to get the pollen off the car. We can expect temperatures to reach the mid 70s across much of the area this afternoon. Places west of I-65 could actually see temperatures reach the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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I actually decided I had better turn on the sprinkler system. The lawn was getting a little crunchy. Despite our recent higher rain chances, the precipitation has been spotty at best. I'm expecting a much hotter and drier weather patten. In fact, we may even be able to escape any... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Once again we're watching another Thursday for the possibility for severe storms. Weren't we just doing that last week? Fortunately, that system stayed confined to the south and we escaped the nasty weather. Tomorrow is also a far from clear-cut forecast, but we are seeing both indications of increasing instability... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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We need to be alert Thursday afternoon and evening with the possibility of severe thunderstorms. The atmosphere is once again getting primed for severe storms capable of high winds, tornadoes, and hail. While the threat is areawide, I do see a minor some slightly higher instability for areas south of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Expect some very active weather on Thursday. Storms will race across the state beginning late morning and continue through the early evening hours ahead of a cold front. Storms could begin as early as 11am for counties near the Alabama/Mississippi line. The graphic below shows thunderstorm around 1pm moving across... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Strong high pressure has kept the rain away so far this week. A tight pressure gradient means very strong winds today. We will likely have wind gusts out of the south through the afternoon between 20 and 25mph. While this morning will be sunny, we will gradually see an increase... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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I spent some time flying over yesterday's tornado damage in the McCalla-Bessemer area. These pictures were taken over the Bent Brook Golf Course. You can significant roof damage to homes in that area. This damage path was just south of I-459 and west of the Bessemer Airport. It is always... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2016 at WBRC Weather