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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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A CHILLY EVENING: This afternoon we’re tracking a developing storm system that is producing a large band of snow stretching from the midwest southeast into Tennessee. We are seeing a big increase in clouds across our state because of this system and this will keep temperatures in the 40s this... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at WBRC Weather
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It’s been over a week now since the EF-2 tornado struck Pickens County in West Alabama. Be sure to check out Jill’s post regarding the track and development of that tornado. The Tuscaloosa County EMA shared the top picture on twitter today, noting the tremendous community support and donations for... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: The sky will remain sunny this afternoon, however temperatures will only top out in the low to mid 40s. The air today is extremely dry making for some dangerous fire weather so I’d avoid any burning. At last check dew points were in the single... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: As of late morning several locations were still experiencing temperatures in the freezing range across our area. We will eventually have afternoon readings in the upper 30s and lower 40s today. The sky will remain mostly sunny and this will also help out with the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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This afternoon I spent some time over at North Highland Elementary School for a fun weather visit! The kids were very excited that they got to see snow today and they were also excited to sing some weather songs! The snow showers today produced some pretty wintry scenes across parts... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: A much colder air mass will be impacting our state beginning this afternoon and through the overnight hours. There will be a chance for some light wintry precipitation in the form of scattered snow showers overnight. WHAT TO EXPECT THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT: A cold front is... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Another blast of colder air will be impacting our state tomorrow with temperatures in the 30s by tomorrow evening. There is also a chance for some snow showers or flurries as temperatures drop closer to the freezing point tomorrow evening. WHAT TO EXPECT OVERNIGHT: The pleasantly cool... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC Weather
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LIGHT FREEZE SUNDAY MORNING: The rest of the weekend is looking very dry across our area. Tonight there will be more patchy frost with a partly cloudy sky and low temperatures at or below freezing. There may be a few clouds mixing with sunshine by Sunday afternoon with highs in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: Our Wednesday has turned out to be a beautiful day and sunshine can be expected into the afternoon with highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. There is a surge of cooler air that will arrive this evening and you can expect lows near... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: Our Wednesday has turned out to be a beautiful day and sunshine can be expected into the afternoon with highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. There is a surge of cooler air that will arrive this evening and you can expect lows near... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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AREAS STILL UNDER THE SEVERE THREAT: The final push of thunderstorms is now organizing into a squall line and pushing east into Hale, Tuscaloosa, and Walker counties. Our main concern for severe weather for the rest of tonight will be along and ahead of this line. We are starting to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Heavy rain and thunderstorms will continue to impact our area throughout the remainder of the night. A tornado watch will also be in effect through 10PM but it appears the most unstable air will remain over West Alabama, especially in locations south of a line from Aliceville... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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TORNADO WATCH COMING SOON: There is a good chance a tornado watch may be issued for portions of our area within the hour. The Storm Prediction Center just issued a mesoscale discussion highlighting the possible watch. 3PM RADAR UPDATE/ANALYSIS: We’re monitoring severe storms over East Central Mississippi this afternoon prompting... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: We are closely monitoring a severe weather threat that will begin later today and continue overnight. Right now we are thinking that this event will come in two phases with a limited risk for discrete Supercell storms in West Alabama after 2PM. There are still questions on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Today we are still seeing lots of data that supports a round of strong to severe thunderstorms for late tomorrow through Wednesday morning. We are finally seeing this long advertised storm system spinning back over the Rockies and when this energy moves east tomorrow, strong to severe... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: We‘re monitoring a severe weather threat that will begin to impact our region on Tuesday afternoon. Right now we’re thinking that an environment favorable for individualized/supercell type storms will materialize Tuesday afternoon west of I-65. The most unstable air mass and enhanced region for severe weather appears... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: We are keeping a close watch on Tuesday night for the possibility of strong to severe storms. The data continues to support the possibility of a line of storms moving across our area from west to east after 6PM Tuesday. It is possible some of the storms... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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A RAINY AFTERNOON: A band of light to moderate rain will slowly work across our area from west to east through the remainder of the day. Some of the heaviest rain will be impacting places like Birmingham, Alabaster, and Oneonta through lunchtime. The rain will slowly taper off from west... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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WHAT TO EXPECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING: Sunshine will continue to filter in through the high clouds today with highs temperatures reaching the middle to upper 50s. Dry weather will continue today but clouds will be increasing overnight with a chance for a few scattered showers by midnight. Temperatures by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: You can expect a mostly sunny sky for the remainder of the day with highs in the 40s. A few clouds may filter in overnight but this won’t block out the bright full moon. Temperatures are on the rebound but I’d still plan on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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WHAT TO EXPECT TONIGHT: You can expect a mostly clear sky for the remainder of the afternoon and evening. Temperatures are right on track to only top out in the middle 30s and many of our communities to the north have stayed in the freezing range all day. The cold... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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WHAT TO EXPECT THURSDAY MORNING: You can expect a cloudy and cold start to Thursday with a few isolated showers around and drizzle. There may also be some patchy dense fog tomorrow morning as milder air begins to lift in. A few showers can’t be ruled out before lunchtime but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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A STRONG TO SEVERE STORM POSSIBLE TOMORROW NIGHT: The chance for a few showers will continue through tonight and the good news is that temperatures will be well above freezing. Tomorrow our attention will turn towards a developing low pressure system that will lift across our state tomorrow night. Scattered... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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WHAT TO EXPECT TONIGHT AND TOMORROW: Clouds have already started filtering in this afternoon with temperatures ranging from the mid 30s north to 40s further south. Temperatures will bottom out near 29° by midnight but then temperatures will begin to level off and possibly rise a few degrees in response... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FEELING THE CHILL THIS AFTERNOON/TEENS TONIGHT: This afternoon will be one of the coldest we’ve had since last February, with highs near freezing in our northern areas and mid to upper 30s further south. Wind chill values on this MLK Day will remain in the teens and 20s. We’ve had... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2016 at WBRC Weather