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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: We are continuing to track the potential for two rounds of heavier rain and stronger storms this week. The first wave of heavier rain and storms will arrive tomorrow and then we will have a secondary surge of rain and storms beginning on Saturday. For the rest... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Our stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures will continue for several more days. Temperatures will be cooling into the low to mid 60s by 7PM and I do expect dry weather for this evening. We will have more fog development later tonight as low temperatures tumble into the 50s. A stronger... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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WHAT WE ARE TRACKING: The big weather headline this weekend continues to be unseasonably warm air over Alabama. We won’t reach the record levels today however temperatures are running nearly 25° above average! The extreme cold has shifted well north and this is producing a crippling ice storm over states... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Well this time last week we were iced in and today we’re experiencing near record warmth…you’ve got to love Alabama Weather! The showers have remained very isolated this afternoon and a few raindrops have developed over portions of Marion and Winston counties. A stray shower can’t be ruled out for... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Prior to the big winter weather event last week, my wife Nicole and I packed our bags and traveled south to outrun the winter weather. We’d planned a big trip to attend this years National Championship game, which win or lose I have to say is an experience of a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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THE MORNING DRIVE: Temperatures remain very mild this morning but plan on dreary and damp weather conditions for the morning drive. We will continue to see lots of low clouds, fog, scattered showers, and drizzle. The chance for a few isolated showers and drizzle will linger into the afternoon, with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Another round of heavy rain and storms is making a push across our area this morning. The heavy rain has prompted an Areal Flood Warning for Jefferson, Shelby, Chilton, Bibb, and Tuscaloosa counties. The storms this morning are elevated, with the primary risk being hail. We will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT: The New Year is off to a soggy and soupy start, with a steady stream of rain lifting from southwest to northeast across our area. Dense Fog Advisories are now in effect until 8AM Monday as visibility levels are expected to drop below a quarter... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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(SPC Outlook Monday) FIRST ALERT FOR STRONGER STORMS MONDAY: We’re monitoring a very active and complex weather setup for the start of 2017. We started off the day with a mixture of light rain and sleet. Now we’ve transitioned to all rain and this wet weather will continue through the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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COLD AND BREEZY THIS MORNING: Our roller coaster temperature pattern continues with readings this morning running nearly 40° lower than this time yesterday in some areas. We will have a light freeze in by sunrise time (6:51 AM) but the wind will continue to be the bigger story, with chill... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF STRONG STORMS TONIGHT: The temperature roller coaster will continue today with a colder start and then a big warm-up into the 60s. You will need the jacket, especially in locations north of I-20 where temperatures are in the lower 40s and upper 30s. We’re... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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WBRC First Alert Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com AMS Certified Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A RECORD SETTING CHRISTMAS: It sure doesn’t feel like Christmas Day, with record setting heat across our area. The good news is that this Christmas evening won’t be stormy like last year. You can expect temperatures in 70s through 7PM, with a partly to mostly cloudy sky developing. There may... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: We will continue to feel the chill tonight as temperatures tumble into the low to mid 40s by 8PM. It will be a nice evening for finishing up some holiday shopping or checking out Christmas lights. We will remain dry, with a chilly north breeze... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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(4PM FEELS-LIKE TEMPS) FIRST ALERT UPDATE: We’ve had a major drop in temperatures in a very short amount of time due to an Arctic Blast. Thankfully, the severe threat was very limited, although winds were quite blustery as the colder air arrived. One of the biggest temperature drops was observed... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Another arctic air mass will be impacting the region tonight and this will bring sharp temperature changes to our state tomorrow morning. In addition, we will have a threat of thunderstorms followed by the possibility of some wintry precipitation. At the time of this update, severe weather... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Buckle up because we are about to experience some big weather changes! Moisture is back on the increase and temperatures are rebounding nicely. Clouds will increase this evening, with showers developing after 9PM. The greatest chance for rain prior to midnight will be across northwest areas. Light rain, drizzle, and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Temperatures are finally on the rebound and thanks to sunshine, comfort levels have improved this afternoon. We will have an interesting temperatures trend overnight as a southerly flow returns to the area. Plan on temperatures in the mid 30s by 8PM and as we approach midnight, we will have another... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Our temperature forecast is right on track this morning, with most areas in the low to mid 20s. Feels-like temperatures are in the teens and 20s. Grab the shades because we will have lots of sunshine today; however, temperatures will struggle to break out of the 30s. Temperatures will rise... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: The first big Arctic Blast of the season is impacting the nation this morning. At last check, the temperature was -3 at Denver, CO with 13 in Omaha, NE. This colder air will be pouring into our state today. If you’ve checked out the weather app you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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REST OF TONIGHT AND THE MORNING DRIVE: Off and on light rain and drizzle will continue to impact our area through the morning drive time. We are also seeing lots of fog with visibility levels dropping below one mile in some areas. I would plan on some extra drive time... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A SOAKING RAIN: Moisture overrunning the state has set the stage for a soaking rain event across Alabama. Occasional light rain will continue through tonight, with a chilly east wind. Plan on some cold and rainy over the next 24 hours, as lows tumble into the low 40s. The rain... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: The system responsible for the severe weather overnight continues to slowly evolve into a southwest to northeast oriented axis of heavy rain and storms. The primary threats along this line are gusty winds and very heavy rain. This activity will impact travel in Tuscaloosa, Jefferson, and Blount... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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WBRC First Alert Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com AMS Certified Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: The first significant rain and severe weather threat in months is about to impact our area and this will happen in two rounds. At this time we are tracking an axis of rain and storms that will materialize into a squall line and push eastward tonight. Winds... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather