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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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This is the time of year a lot of folks start asking about Winter weather and temperatures. If haven't noticed lately it has been rather warm. We broke a record high in Tuscaloosa with temperatures reaching 87 yesterday. The previous record was 85. Yes, that's almost 90 degrees and we're... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We've all grown used to the three categories for severe weather outlooks by the Storm Prediction Center. These outlooks included Slight, Moderate, and High. Of course, we've all joked before that Slight risk doesn't really mean slight. In the weather business, a slight risk usually keeps you fairly busy. On... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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West Alabama has now been upgraded to a moderate risk for severe storms including a tornado threat. If you live in the Shoals, Marion, Lamar, and Pickens Counties - please remain weather alert early on. The 1km satellite picture is showing the line of storms moving into Tennessee and Mississippi.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Severe weather will likely impact Alabama this evening. A powerful weather system will move west to east across the state packing damaging winds, flooding rains, and even a threat for isolated tornadoes. The greatest risk for severe weather will remain in Mississippi, Arkansas, and West Tennessee. However, it's very likely... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at WBRC Weather
THIS AFTERNOON: Watching the radar today - we'll continue to see some spotty showers and thunderstorms develop. The best chances for rain again today will be areas north of I-20. While we could see rain develop anywhere in our viewing area, the most organized and stronger storms will develop near... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at WBRC Weather
Greg Carbin is in Tuscaloosa today. He's the Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the Storm Prediction Center. Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt caught up with Carbin today on the University of Alabama campus to talk about the changes to the severe weather outlooks. These changes take effect on Wednesday, October 22. You... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at WBRC Weather
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL 836 PM CDT MON OCT 06 2014 ..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON... ..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.... ..REMARKS.. 0400 PM HAIL HALEYVILLE 34.24N 87.62W 10/06/2014 E1.75 INCH WINSTON AL CO-OP OBSERVER COOP OBSERVER REPORTED GOLFBALL SIZED HAIL ON ALBERT STREET IN... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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An incredibly strong line of thunderstorms is moving toward Alabama. Intense cloud to ground lightning, heavy rain, and high winds are associated with that line. Despite how scary the line appears on radar, forecast models continue to show the line weakening as it moves into Alabama overnight. We've been monitoring... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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A major cool front is set to move through the area Friday. As expected, we are seeing some thunderstorms development ahead of the front. Some of these storms will pack a serious punch, but the greatest threat for any severe weather will remain to our west across Arkansas and Missouri.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at WBRC Weather