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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: We’re continuing to track a large complex of rain with some embedded thunder across the area. The storms along the leading edge of this system have weakened considerably so the tornado watch will continue to be trimmed away from west to east. The atmosphere is becoming increasingly... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT FOR POSSIBLE SEVERE STORMS TOMORROW: The latest forecast data suggests an organized line of thunderstorms will impact our far western counties beginning in the afternoon tomorrow. Some data suggests the storms could arrive as early as 2 p.m. So I would be weather alert for possible stormy weather... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC First Alert Weather
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You can expect very summer-like conditions for the remainder of the night, with lows in the 70s. We will have a warm southerly breeze, with partly to mostly cloudy conditions. Look for a mixture of clouds and sunshine for tomorrow, with highs nearing 90°. We could see a stray shower... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We are very excited about WeatherFest tomorrow and we hope you can come out and be a part of the fun! The event kicks off at 9 a.m. in front of the McWane Science Center and lasts until 2 p.m. WeatherFest is an event to promote severe weather awareness and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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April 27th, 2011 has become the one day we all think about when severe weather threatens Alabama. In that one day alone, over 290 tornadoes were reported in the U.S., with over 60 confirmed in Alabama. In addition, most tornadoes in our state were violent, with long tracks. Many people... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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COOLER AIR RETURNS: The big story leading off this week has been the cooler weather. In fact, this morning we experienced the coolest start since April 9th. Here are some reported lows: Coker 47° Moody 47° Vernon 47° Oakman 48° Hayden 49° Tuscaloosa 49° Anniston 50° Columbiana 51° Alabaster 52°... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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LINGERING CLOUDS AND SHOWERS: We’ve experienced a big drop in temperatures today as a cold core upper level low spins over the state. This is keeping the sky cloudy, with lingering scattered showers. The sky will remain mostly cloudy, with the possibility of scattered light showers overnight. A cool northwest... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS: A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Lamar, Pickens, Cullman, Winston, Walker, Fayette and Marion counties until 9 p.m. More counties may be added later as a line of scattered strong to severe storms pushes into West Alabama. The rain and storms... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT FOR SCATTERED STORMS: Plan on another summer-like afternoon, with highs in the 80s and scattered showers and thunderstorms. The coverage of scattered showers and storms will be more numerous today as a cold front approaches from the north. Our northern counties will be in the more favorable zone... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: It has been an unseasonably warm Easter Sunday, with lots of sunshine and temperatures in the 80s this afternoon (about 10° above average). We are tracking more scattered storms and showers over Mississippi and I still can’t rule out a stray pop-up shower over West... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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This evening we are tracking scattered shower and storm development over south Mississippi and some of this wet weather could impact far southwest counties in our area. Otherwise, most locations will remain dry and very warm through the remainder of today and this evening. It has become quite breeze due... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Calm and tranquil weather will continue overnight, with temperatures cooling into the 60s. This will make for a very comfortable start to our Good Friday but plan on hotter weather for the afternoon. A summer-like pattern continues and this will keep rain chances limited, with temperatures running over ten degrees... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The weather pattern has certainly settled down, with calm and tranquil weather for the start of this work-week. High pressure to our east will keep our area very dry through tonight and tomorrow, with a light southerly flow. Temperatures will cool into the 60s this evening, with a light wind.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 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 Apr 5, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We are looking at an increasing risk for severe weather across our area tomorrow and this will involve storms that may contain damaging winds, hail, and violent tornadoes (Possibly EF3+). WHERE: The primary severe weather risk for our area will be located east of I-65 and south of I-20. TIMING:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
FIRST ALERT FOR STORMS IN THE MORNING: A major severe weather event is unfolding across East Texas and Louisiana this afternoon. The storms impacting this region are expected to move in our direction tonight however there will be some weakening over time. I would plan on the possibility of rain... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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We will continue to enjoy picture-perfect spring weather this afternoon! At last check temperatures were in the comfortable 70s and I'm expecting lows mainly in the 50s overnight. Places like Cullman, Gadsden, and Centre will wake-up to temperatures in the upper 40s tomorrow morning. Tomorrow is going to be another... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Good morning and happy Friday! A cold front is sweeping across the state and bringing improving weather conditions. You may notice a chill when you step out the door, especially to the north. This won’t last long however as bright sunshine makes for a pleasantly warm day. Highs will be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: The remnants of a complex of rain and storms will produce wet weather across west Alabama this morning. This wet weather will gradually dissipate later this morning, with a break in the rain through late morning and midday. Showers and storms are expected to redevelop after 3PM... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS TOMORROW: An energetic storm system impacting Texas this morning will be impacting our area later tomorrow. The Storm Prediction Center has the far northwest corner of the state in a rare moderate risk for severe weather for tomorrow. We’re expecting another line of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: A moderate risk for severe weather is highlighted across portions of north Texas and Oklahoma for this afternoon as the next in a series of disturbances marches east. This system will impact our area late tomorrow, with an increasing risk for strong to severe thunderstorms beginning in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: A large band of rain, including a few weak thunderstorms, will continue to impact the area this afternoon and evening. At the time of this update, the leading edge of the rain and storms had crossed I-65, with a larger swath of rain extending west to the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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I’m still expecting some nice spring weather for today, with lots of sunshine and temperatures nearing record territory. Highs will be in the middle 80s, with a southerly wind. We will be keeping an eye on a cluster of storms to the far north that will ride the flow southeast... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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SPRING ARRIVES: The spring season has officially arrived! This morning at 5:29 a.m. marked the vernal equinox. This is a time of the year in which the length of day and night are nearly equal and the sun’s rays strike most directly near the equator. The earth rotates at an... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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It turned out to be a picture perfect afternoon for the final day of winter! The spring season officially arrives tomorrow morning with the vernal equinox at 5:29 a.m. The weather will remain very tranquil through this evening, with a light and variable wind. Temperatures won’t be quite as cold... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather