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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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Our last day with measurable rain was on Tuesday October 14th. Since then, we have experienced an incredible stretch of fall weather. We could certainly use some rain around here and it looks like the dry stretch may end around mid-week. For now we will continue to deal with more... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at WBRC Weather
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One of the products that we use in the severe weather forecasting process is the daily outlook from the Storm Prediction Center. I wanted to take a moment to share some thoughts on a new change. Instead of the typical slight-moderate-high risk, SPC has changed the categories to now include... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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A partial solar eclipse will be visible Thursday afternoon beginning around 4 p.m. A solar eclipse takes place when the moon moves between the sun and the earth. The weather will remain perfect for viewing this celestial event however during a solar eclipse it is important to use caution. It... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We’re off to another chilly start this morning with temperatures in the 40s in many areas. The good news is that sunshine will return today with temperatures rising into the comfy 70s during the afternoon. Another cold front is making a push across our state and this will bring a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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The major hurricane that impacted Bermuda last week was a good reminder that even in October tropical cyclones can threaten the region. This tropical season started off rather slow but now we are noticing an increase in activity. A new disturbance over the Bay of Campeche could become better organized... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
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I wanted to share this impressive view of category 4 hurricane Gonzalo in the Atlantic. The system that brought us stormy weather earlier in the week is helping to turn this major hurricane away from the United States. Bermuda however is under a hurricane warning. The latest forecast track shows... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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The system currently impacting the eastern United States will help guide a major hurricane away from the United States. Check out Major Hurricane Gonzalo tonight. The tropical system is expected to make a more northward turn over the coming days. Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at WBRC Weather
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 10/13/14 TORNADO EVENT - INITIAL REPORT... ...TORNADO TRACK IDENTIFIED IN MARION COUNTY... .OVERVIEW... AN UPPER LEVEL WEATHER SYSTEM AND SURFACE COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST KICKED OFF SEVERAL ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS CENTRAL ALABAMA. ISOLATED SUPERCELLS AND CLUSTERS OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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A large mid latitude storm system continues to impact the eastern third of the country this evening. Our area is now dealing with the trailing upper level energy that is helping to drive this massive storm system. This will mean more clouds for our area, with isolated showers possible through... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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At last check a line of strong to severe thunderstorms was located from near Eutaw north to Jasper. Damaging straight-line winds will be possible along this line at it continues a march eastward. Some of the strongest winds will be impacting Tuscaloosa and Hale counties. A severe thunderstorm warning is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Sadly our station just confirmed one fatality in Walker County associated with the damaging straight-line winds that moved through our area. We are receiving numerous reports of wind damage caused by straight-line winds earlier. At one point 55,000 Alabama Power customers were without power. The main line of strong to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Scattered areas of rain and storms continue to impact north Alabama this afternoon but now we are detecting spotty development further southward due to the heating of the day. There is a big contrast in temperatures because of the wet weather. At last check Centreville was at 87° while the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(VIPIR Forecast For The Storms Position At 9:31 p.m.) Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Scattered areas of rain and storms continue to impact northwest areas this evening and there is a chance this activity will spread further east tonight, mainly impacting areas north of I-20. The wet weather is developing near a semi-stationary front that will remain nearby through tonight and tomorrow. Additional scattered... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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RAIN/STORMS CONTINUE: Scattered areas of rain continue to impact the area this morning. So far the greatest coverage has been in locations north of I-59. There is a chance the wet weather will thin out later in the morning with a lull in the activity during the early afternoon. The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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This evening we are tracking strong thunderstorms that will impact some of the high school football games in our area. The latest severe storm was over Walker county but that warning was recently canceled. Even if there are no severe storms, the threat of dangerous cloud to ground lightning will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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We want to thank the Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency for the invite to this year’s Community Awareness Day at Linn Park. We had a blast hanging out with the students today and spreading the word about weather awareness. Several first responders were on site including local fire departments, The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(Simulated Radar For 6 p.m.) We’re still keeping a close eye on the potential for some strong to severe thunderstorms later today. The combination of a warmer/moist air mass and an upper level disturbance will fuel storm development that could continue through tonight. The storms should first start popping across... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at WBRC Weather