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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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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 3 days ago 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
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Enjoy the warm weather while it is here. Another big change is on the way and this time it includes some strong thunderstorms followed by some chilly air. Models differ a little on the timing of the front, but I'm confident to say we'll be feeling the cooler air by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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We started the morning off with temperatures reflective of the first full-day of Fall. Lows were in the 50s across the Fox6 viewing area. For some, the temperatures were probably downright chilly. High pressure has resulted in clear skies today and we'll likely see this trend over the next few... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at WBRC Weather