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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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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 2 days ago at WBRC 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 3 days ago at WBRC 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 6 days ago at WBRC Weather
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WBRC First Alert Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com AMS Certified Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC 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 Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: The first significant rainmaker in months is set to arrive next week. We are looking at a system that will bring a couple rounds of rain and possibly some strong thunderstorms. The first round of rain will arrive as a weakening line of rain and storms enters... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2016 at WBRC Weather
A fireball lit up the night sky across the southeast United States Monday night. The event took place around 11:15 EST. According to the American Meteor Society (AMS), the meteor was traveling from southeast to northwest. The AMS also reports the greatest concentration of sightings was over Florida, especially around... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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SHOWERS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING: We’re off to a breezy start this morning as a frontal system approaches from the west. We’re also tracking a north-south oriented band of rain over far west Mississippi. Like the previous rainmakers, this band of heaviest rain is expected to weaken and thin... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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If you have big travel plans for the Thanksgiving holiday, we wanted to pass along details regarding the weather setup across the region. We will be tracking a cold front that will bring stormy weather to portions of East Texas and Oklahoma late tomorrow and tomorrow night. Parts of this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FREEZE WARNING: A clear sky this evening and lighter winds will make for the coldest night of the season so far. Freeze warnings will go into effect at 9 p.m. and last through 8 a.m. tomorrow morning. There is a good chance the freezing line could reach as far south... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Colder air is pouring into the region this afternoon in the wake of a strong November Cold Front. Winds will remain very gusty through the evening, so if you’re going to the game bundle up! We do have Red Flag warnings in effect through this evening, meaning fire weather conditions... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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As we approach 8AM, we’re continuing to see lots of fog across our area. The more dense fog has been located in areas along and west of I-65. We should see some big improvements by 9AM as temperatures rebound into the 60s. We will have some comfortable weather through the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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A large plume of smoke from wildfires over Georgia, Tennessee, and Western North Carolina is reducing visibilities across north Alabama today. This smoke plume may have impacts on our far north and northeast areas through midnight. The National Weather Service has issued Air Quality Alerts for Morgan and Madison Counties... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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This afternoon we’re tracking some departing cloud cover over East Alabama. Temperatures remain on the cooler side, with highs in the 60s. Plan on another cold night, with most areas bottoming out in the 40s. We will see some 30s across northern areas tomorrow morning. In fact, there may be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Hang on to your hat! A strong northerly wind has returned to our area and this will prolong the dry stretch for several more days. Winds may gust as high as 25 mph throughout the afternoon, making it feel a lot cooler. The satellite data continues to show lingering high... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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This afternoon we’re keeping a close eye on a disturbance producing rain over Louisiana and western Mississippi. This system continues to spread lots of high clouds in our direction and we will have more clouds drifting overhead tonight and tomorrow. Lows tonight will be near 50°, with highs back in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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As the dry stretch continues across our state we do have some comfortable weather to talk about. Temperatures this afternoon will top out in the mid 70s, a big improvement over the record setting heat we experienced earlier in the week. You will need the long sleeves for tonight however,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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INCREASING DROUGHT SEVERITY: The drought conditions will continue to intensify over our state for several more days. It has now been 44 days since the last decent rain impacted our area and based on new data, we may not see a drop of rain for at-least another seven. Having grown... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2016 at WBRC 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 2, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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On this first morning of November 2016 we say goodbye to what is typically our driest month of the year. October certainly didn’t help our drought situation but we remain hopeful that we could see a pattern change happening by mid November. For now we will continue to deal with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Don’t put away the summer clothes just yet! We are experiencing a record setting wave of warm weather that will last through first of November. Today we set and tied many record highs in the state, and there is a good chance we will set records on Halloween. In fact,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES: We had so much fun participating in the McDonald’s Magic City Classic Parade earlier today. We were lined up and ready to go by 7AM and from the Storm Tracker we observed a 23º rise in temperatures in a matter of three hours. We will likely set... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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WBRC First Alert Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com AMS Certified Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Good morning friends! I wanted to send out another reminder about playing it extra safe with respect to fires over the next several days. The parched vegetation and drought is making for a very volatile situation in which a simple spark could start a wildfire. This morning the Alabama Forestry... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRE DANGER CONTINUES: You may have noticed on the Weather app, that a Red Flag Warning is in effect for our area. The increase in the wind, low humidity, and ongoing drought, is causing critical fire weather conditions. Unfortunately, the dry air won the battle last night and it looks... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2016 at WBRC Weather