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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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So far the radar has been much quieter on this first morning of July but we are tracking storm development to our northwest that will eventually impact the state today. You will want to keep a close watch on the weather during the afternoon as some of the storms may... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at WBRC Weather
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The morning storms and cloud cover slowed the warming process today so several areas will continue to enjoy pleasantly warm weather through the early afternoon. We will still need to keep an eye to the sky for more rain and storm development as temperatures recover. REST OF TODAY/TONIGHT: Cooler air... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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Good Day Alabama! Showers and storms are back on the increase this morning as an unsettled northwest flow pattern develops over the state. This will bring a greater chance for showers and storms that will continue through the end of the week. The good news is that this setup will... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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Hey, check out this spread of food! They really took care of me in Vance today. I spoke at the Senior Citizens Meeting at the Town Hall. Today’s topics ranged from weather safety to careers in Meteorology. I spent a lot of time talking about summer weather in Alabama. Many... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY: Take it extra easy this afternoon and stay cool! We are experiencing some dangerous heat levels. At last check the heat index in Tuscaloosa was 105°. The one good thing is that we are seeing rain that will provide relief for a few areas. A thundershower already... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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WEATHER HEADLINES THIS WEEK DANGEROUS HEAT LEVELS THROUGH WEDNESDAY CHANCE FOR AN AFTERNOON STORM INCREASES WEDNESDAY HEAT RELIEF POSSIBLE NEXT WEEKEND (Upper Level Heights 7 AM Wed.) As we begin the final full week of June 2015, the larger scale-synoptic-weather pattern will be dominated by an upper level high pressure... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Happy Father’s day to all of the Dads out there and also welcome to summer in Alabama! The official start of astronomical summer was at 11:39 a.m. today. Right now we are experiencing some of our longest days of the year. This evening the sun will set at 8:00 p.m.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We’re coming off one of the hottest work-weeks of the year but the good news is that today will feature slightly lower temperatures thanks to the remnants of Bill. We are tracking a few passing thundershowers to our north this morning and I would have an umbrella nearby today as... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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The heat wave continues across Alabama but you may have noticed some relief today. We have a stronger south to southwesterly breeze in response to the remnants of Bill to our north. So this is certainly helping out in the shady areas. The tropical remnants will also bring us a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Tropical Storm Bill is making a landfall along the Texas Coast near Corpus Christi this afternoon. The tropical storm forced winds currently extend 150 miles away from circulation center, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph. The biggest concern with Bill will be the torrential rain, with 4 to 8... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Our first heat wave of 2015 is underway with temperatures today expected to reach the low to mid 90s. One value that will be talked about a lot over the next few days will be the Heat Index. This is how hot it actually feels when moisture levels are factored... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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The big weather story over the next several days will be the first major heat wave of 2015. Temperatures will be surging into the low to mid 90s, with Feels-Like temperatures topping 100° during the afternoon hours. It looks like Tuesday is going to be our hottest day with highs... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Today we’ve seen a big drop off in the number of showers and storms due to a building ridge of high pressure to our east. This setup has also produced some very hot and steamy weather, with highs back in the low 90s. There is still a chance some areas... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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This afternoon we will be keeping another close watch on radar for pop-up storms and showers. This threat will continue through the evening hours tonight and some storms will be capable of strong wind gusts and intense cloud to ground lightning. The scattered storms will gradually dissipate overnight with the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We’ve enjoyed a nice break from the 90º plus heat this afternoon. A few isolated storms have popped up but this activity was south of I-20. Additional pop-up showers or storms could develop this afternoon or evening but the coverage will be much lower than what we experienced yesterday and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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A weakening cold front continues a slow march southward towards Alabama tonight. Several strong storms developed over northern areas during the afternoon today but so far tonight, the weather has been very tranquil. You can see more storm development to our north and northwest across Tennessee. This activity will continue... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Scattered storms will be developing an increasing in coverage throughout this afternoon. The storms will first impact northern areas and develop further southward. It is possible a few could be on the stronger side with gusty straight-line winds, frequent lightning, hail, and heavy rainfall. STORMS LIKELY TONIGHT: The larger scale... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Today was our hottest since last September. Anniston and Birmingham reached a high of 91°, while Tuscaloosa reached a high of 93°! Our thermometer on Red Mountain recorded a high of 93°. A few stray showers managed to pop-up during the peak heating of the day but most of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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(Forecast Temp, RPM Valid for 4 PM Sunday) Keep the sunscreen and bottled water nearby! Today we’ve experienced some of our hottest weather since May 10th and tomorrow is going to be even hotter with some of our highest temperatures since September 2014. This wave of heat is being sparked... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We are looking at another mainly dry weather forecast today as drier air flows in from the north. The wet weather will be very isolated and any development will be during the afternoon hours. The heat is also building across Alabama so if you’re working outdoors I would pack a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Radar is much quieter across Alabama this morning but we are dealing with some very foggy weather. A dense fog advisory for visibilities less than one quarter mile will be in effect through 9 AM. The upper level disturbance that we’re tracking this week has shifted east much faster than... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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The arrival of June marks the start of meteorological summer. Average high temperatures usually reach the 90-degree range by the middle of the month with a typical forecast often mentioning a shower or storm. At-least this month is starting off with some wet weather which should keep our lawns and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at WBRC Weather