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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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The countdown is on to the official arrival of the fall season and it is going to be feeling like fall when the autumnal equinox arrives at 9:29 p.m. A cold front has cleared our area and now a much cooler and drier northerly flow has taken over. You will... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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So far it has been very dry for this final full day of summer. We could experience some changes by this evening as a cold front closes in from the northwest. This front will bring a chance for scattered showers and isolated storms that will linger into the late night... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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A cold front is making a very slow push southward across our area this afternoon. We started off the day with showers over northern and central areas but now most of the rain has made a transition further south. A stray shower or storm is still possible through the evening,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC Weather
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I wanted to share another incredible view of hurricane Edouard in the central Atlantic this morning. The hurricane is now a category 2 with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. The system could become a category 3 by tomorrow afternoon as it turns northward. Thankfully this large hurricane will remain... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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The tranquil weather that we’re experiencing this afternoon will continue through tonight. A shower can’t be ruled out to the far southeast however most of our area will remain dry. You can expect a partly cloudy sky for the overnight with lows in the upper 60s. STORMS RETURN TOMORROW: Another... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I sure picked the right morning for working in the yard. It felt incredible today with temperatures remaining in the 70s through early afternoon. Part of the reason for the cooler conditions was a nice blanket of clouds and there is a good chance we will see more clouds overhead... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I want to thank Fred Hunter for covering the weather for me over the weekend. Last Thursday my wife and I landed in Denver and then we traveled to Beaver Creek for my sister-in-laws wedding. The weather was absolutely perfect! This was my first trip to Colorado and I was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(SOURCE: NOAA/NHC) This week marks the average peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season and I’m happy to report that there are no named systems in the Atlantic Basin. This time of the year is also known as the Cape Verde Season as long track tropical cyclones often intensify and develop... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(NWS Huntsville Condutcing Storm Spotter Training.) Viewers often ask me, what does it take to become a storm chaser or storm spotter? First off, there is a big difference between storm spotting and storm chasing. Storm chasing is a very dangerous practice in Alabama. I viewed my first tornado while... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(Photo from Ronald Hughes - Tornado in West Tuscaloosa County - 25 September 2005.) Its true that we live in one of the very few regions that experiences two peak severe weather seasons, one in the late fall and spring. If the conditions are favorable however, a tornado can develop... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I know you hear us say this many times but for me it sure seems like the summer has flown by! I guess one of the reasons is that I’ve spent most of the summer giving presentations that include the harsh winter of 2014. I certainly hope we don’t have... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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The disturbance that brought the greater coverage of rain on Saturday has lifted north of our area. As a result the showers and storms have become a lot more isolated in nature. The greatest concentration of rain today has been in areas to the far north and northwest. Even though... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Scattered storms over central portions of the state continue to lift north across our area this evening. At the time of this update the Auburn Football game was in the middle of a weather delay because of a nearby storm. Futurescan shows this storm lifting north by 7:15 p.m. Also,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Moisture levels have made a huge recovery across the state thanks to a stronger southerly flow. Just a few days ago we were talking about dew points in the 50s and today the dew points have rebounded into the mid 70s. This tropically moist environment will continue to fuel scattered... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I've got to give a big shout out to some of my friends in Tuscaloosa and Pickens counties! On Monday I visited the 6th graders at Sipsey Valley Middle School. In one of the pictures you can see weather watcher Ronald Hughes from Coker. He lives near the school and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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The extreme heat is finally starting to retreat in some areas thanks to a more active northeast flow. This is making for a unique setup on radar, with scattered showers and storms drifting from northeast to southwest across our state. You don’t see rain moving in this direction too often.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at WBRC Weather