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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
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During the Summer months here in Alabama, cool fronts are usually a non-event. But, this Summer we're seeing more fronts actually make it through the state. I'm looking at two separate setups that could bring some drier air and even a dose of slightly cooler temperatures next week. First Front:... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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We've been busy tracking thunderstorms this afternoon. Some of the rain has resulted in street flooding in Downtown Birmingham. We also had heavy downpours in near West Blocton in Bibb County and around I-20 in the Pell City area. The storms have since disappeared. In some of the rain-soaked areas,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We captured a gorgeous sunset on our Fox6 SkyVision camera in Jasper this evening. The camera is located in downtown on the Pinnacle Bank buildling. Earlier in the afternoon we had a few showers pass through the Jasper area. Some of the heavier showers detected on radar were in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I've been watching rain across the Ohio Valley and Mid-West tonight. This system will eventually get closer to us and our rain chances will climb. Fortunately, the key ingredients for severe weather will remain situated to our north. Most of today's severe weather has been located across Nebraska, Kansas, and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Temperatures were a bit hot today with highs in Birmingham reaching 93, Tuscaloosa 93, and Anniston 91. We've had a good bit of haze in the atmosphere too. The ridge of high pressure has been trapping some Saharan dust in the lower levels of the atmosphere. Our friends at UAH... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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The radar came alive around 5pm this afternoon with numberous thunderstorms moving into Alabama from Mississippi. These storms are still producing heavy rain, intense lightning, and gusty winds. Storms will pack a punch of Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Hale, Greene, and Bibb Counties. This is the radar snapshot from 6:45pm. The VIPIR... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Our first full week of Summer has been typical. We've seen occasional afternoon showers and thunderstorms with highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s. The forecast may be changing a bit for next week. It appears the pattern will be just a bit hotter. Highs in the mid 90s... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Tonight: I'm watching thunderstorms and heavy rain move through Lamar and Marion Counties right now. The rainfall is fairly heavy. Expect the storms to taper off later tonight with temepratures dropping to around 70. It's possible we could see some patchy fog during the overnight. This week: We will continue... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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This was my view this morning at 4,500ft flying to Huntsville. Scattered cloud bases began developing at 10am around 5,000ft. I saw very little precipitation with cumulus building during the early afternoon. Winds were mainly out of the south at about 8-10mph. I managed to find a little cool air... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2014 at WBRC Weather