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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 weather story tonight is again rain. What is it with Monday's and wet weather? Fortunately, the rain today has been less impactful than last week's mess. Of course, the saturating rain last week is the reason we're concerned with at least some minor flooding tonight and early tomorrow. The... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We have a line of storms producing high winds approaching Alabama. The most impressive cell is moving toward Tupelo right now. These storms are likely producing winds over 70mph and will impact Marion, Lamar, and Pickens Counties by 5am. The storms are still expected to weaken as they track eastward.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at WBRC Weather
It looks like April is right on cue with one severe weather threat after another. Fortunately, I'm not seeing anything too extreme at this point. But, we do need to pay close attention to the weather over the next several days. THIS AFTERNOON/TONIGHT: We will see limited sunshine with highs... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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We could be looking at two opportunities for severe weather. One threat will begin late Thursday night into Friday morning. The other threat may come late Sunday into Monday. April is the month known for the most tornadoes and severe weather in Alabama so any system we watch closely. Our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0249 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 0320 PM CDT WED APR 02 2014 AREAS AFFECTED...EASTERN AR/NORTHERN LA/MO BOOTHEEL INTO NORTHERN MS/WESTERN TN/WESTERN KY/SOUTHERN IL CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH POSSIBLE VALID 022020Z - 022245Z PROBABILITY OF WATCH ISSUANCE...60 PERCENT SUMMARY...SEVERE TSTMS MAY DEVELOP/INCREASE AND BECOME SURFACE-BASED ANYWHERE WITHIN A BROAD... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I've been keeping a watchful eye on radar tonight, but it looks like the rain to our west will fizzle out before it moves into our state. It's possible we could see a light shower in Lamar or Marion County overnight, but the overall chance of rain will be low.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Spring has officially arrived and we are looking at some warmer temperatures over the next several days. Tonight will be a bit chilly with overnight lows falling to around 38 degrees. Sunshine is back in the forecast on Friday with highs in the lower to mid 70s. An approaching cool... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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On Saturday, March 1st, Chapter President Bill Murray and Past President Kevin Laws from the National Weather Service judged projects in the Central Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair. They were pleased to present the Chapter’s First Award for Excellence in Atmospheric Science to: Miss Caroline Borden Miss Jaylan Jacobs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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The big story tonight has been the wind. Strong winds have been responsible for a number of power outages across the state. I’ve seen wind gusts over 50mph at Galleria Fox6 SkyVision sensor. The winds continue to blow hard out of the northwest tonight as temperatures fall into the lower... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Rain is moving into the area as expected tonight. We will continue to see widespread rain through the overnight. We're watching some thunderstorm development this evening in Mississippi that will eventually make its way into Alabama. No severe weather is in the forecast, but we will have some rumbles of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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It's clear tonight and the only weather concern is a chance for some patchy fog. We could see a small increase in overall cloud cover toward daybreak, but the widespread cloud cover is not expected until the afternoon. Overnight lows will remain mild and only fall into the upper 40s.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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If you've been coughing, sneezing, or dealing with itchy eyes, you have good reason. The pollen is coming on strong. Many trees are blooming and pollen levels this week are expected to be very high. The main pollens this week in Central Alabama are Juniper, Elm, and Maple. J-P Dice... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at WBRC Weather