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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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My name is Caroline Ritter and I have been given the privilege to be a Fox 6 weather intern this summer. I grew up in Homewood, Alabama and am a proud graduate of Homewood High School. I grew up watching Fox 6 and at a young age wanted to be... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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(Forecast Radar) A broken line of rain and storm activity continues to make a push east into the state of Alabama this afternoon. The latest radar data shows some of the heaviest rain over Pickens and Sumter County in association with thunderstorms. These cells are expected to reach Tuscaloosa County... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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Hello my name is Hunter Williams and I’m thrilled to be one of the Fox 6 weather interns for this summer. Ever since I was little kid it has been my dream to become a broadcast meteorologist, so of course I’m very excited about spending this summer with the Fox... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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The rain coverage across our area remains very hit or miss this afternoon. Most of the pop-up shower and storm development has been over areas along and southeast of the I-59 corridor. The showers and storms will remain very isolated through the evening hours tonight, with the greatest coverage over... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We’ve had several posts on the blog lately about how it’s felt increasingly muggy. In fact, from now until probably late September, the majority of our days will be very hot and humid. The best measure of moisture is the dew point. When the dew point levels start to rise... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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(VIPIR Futurescan) We are tracking showers over West Alabama this morning with some of the heaviest rain impacting Winston County. The wet weather is moving east and forecast radar suggests the rain could impact Cullman, Jefferson, and Shelby Counties by lunchtime. Scattered showers will be likely throughout the remainder of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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Our summer-like pattern continues with more scattered areas of rain and storms developing. One thing we are noticing today is that the rain and storms are moving in a more easterly direction as opposed to northerly direction. Some of the heaviest rain has been located over far northwest counties, in... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
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Senior Citizens from seven West Alabama Counties participated in the 28th Senior Appreciation Day in Tuscaloosa yesterday. It was an honor to severe as the guest Emcee for this wonderful event hosted by The Area Agency on Aging of West Alabama. Hundreds were on hand to enjoy live music by... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC Weather
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Scattered areas of rain and storms continue impact the state this evening. One downpour popped up over the station and quickly produced almost a half inch of rain in less than 30 minutes. Additional scattered showers and storms can’t be ruled out after sunset; however, there should be a gradual... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC Weather
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I want to thank the Tuscaloosa Amateur Radio Club (TARC) for having me as their guest speaker last night. Last night’s topic was methods in reporting severe weather information. The club will be hosting their annual field day at Civitan Park on Main Avenue in Northport on June 27th at... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Our lawns and gardens could use a drink of water! We’re already over an inch and half below average for the month of May and the latest lawn and garden index is in the negative range. You will notice that the lawn and garden index map shows the greatest deficit... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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I wanted to say a big congratulation to all of our local baseball and softball teams participating in the championship games in Montgomery this week. Here is a look at the forecast for the capital city. Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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It’s already feeling like June or July across Alabama, with highs nearing the 90° mark. At last check the entire area was enjoying partly to mostly sunny weather. Most locations will remain dry throughout the evening hours, although a stray pop-up shower can’t be ruled. If you have big Mother’s... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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I want to share some pictures from my two school visits I had earlier this week. The top picture is from Phillips Academy in Birmingham. The bottom two pictures are from Rock Quarry Middle School in Tuscaloosa. A big thanks to all the students and faculty for allowing me to... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Yesterday and today have certainly been our two hottest days of the year so far. The daytime heating has caused a few cumulus clouds to bubble up but most are not producing rainfall. We’ve detected a few isolated showers in our eastern counties, including Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, and Calhoun counties.... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We’ve enjoyed another dry and pleasantly warm afternoon. Temperatures today topped out in the lower 80s but low dew points, along with a few clouds, have really helped with comfort levels. You can expect another perfect evening for some work in the yard or walk around the neighborhood. Tonight the... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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The Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower will be peaking late tonight. This meteor shower is caused by debris left behind by Halley’s Comet. The last time this comet was seen from earth was back in 1986 and the comet won’t come around again until 2061. However, each year earth passes through... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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I wanted to share a couple of pictures from my visit to Episcopal Place in Birmingham today. Today I gave a presentation on April 27th, 2011 and April 28th, 2014. We also gave away a few weather radios. I want to thank the residents for the invite and for this... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Our forecast remains on track with dry and stable weather expected to continue for several more days. In fact, this is the driest stretch of weather we’ve experienced since March 1st. SHORT TERM FORECAST: The sky remains mostly sunny this afternoon, with only a few fair weather clouds overhead. A... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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(RPM Forecast Surface Temps For Tomorrow 1 PM.) I’m happy to report that our stretch of beautiful spring weather will continue for several more days. Tonight the sky will remain mostly clear with calm conditions. Temperatures will bottom out in the upper 40s and low 50s making for another cool... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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(Jim Stefkovich NWS & Dollar Bill From 102.5 The Bull) Our annual WeatherFest2015 at the McWane Science Center was a blast! We want to thank all of the organizations that participated, including our partners with iHeart Radio. Those organizations that participated in this years event included: Baron Radar Services Jacks... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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At the time of this update most of our area was enjoying a rain-free morning with some nice breaks in the clouds. I would keep the umbrella however, as additional showers will be developing throughout the day. Based on the latest satellite and radar trends, the greatest coverage of rain... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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It was nice to squeeze in some sunshine earlier today but now the clouds have started to increase in response to our next rainmaker. We are seeing lots of shower activity back to the west across Mississippi. This activity will start moving in by mid-afternoon, with a light to moderate... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Check out this impressive storm track time line from the National Weather Service office in Tallahassee. The severe storms that impacted the Alabama Gulf Coast this past Saturday ended up tracking over 1,500 miles, passing north of the Bahamas. Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at WBRC Weather