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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: We will continue to enjoy a bright blue sky throughout the remainder of the day, with highs reaching the lower 80s. It is quite breezy today with a north wind at 10 to 15 mph. It’s going to be a perfect night for some Baron’s... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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FEELING LIKE FALL THIS MORNING: If you thought yesterday morning was cool just wait until you step outside this morning. Temperatures are running about 10 to 15 degrees below average, with readings in the 50s. There will be quite a chill across northern counties this morning. At the time of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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A TASTE OF FALL TODAY: Dry air continues to pour into the state and this will make for a perfect start to our Tuesday! You can expect morning temperatures in the 50s and 60s with afternoon highs in the mid 80s. Fog will not be an issue for the morning... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: This afternoon we are tracking storms across our far southwest counties. There is a chance we could see a few additional pop-up storms across our area through early evening but the coverage won’t be nearly as extensive as what we experienced yesterday. Tonight the wet... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Scattered storms continue to impact eastern counties this afternoon and a few additional pop-up storms can’t be ruled out. If you are tracking the storms on your WBRC Weather App, the general motion is southwest to northeast. One or two higher impact storms can’t be ruled out... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
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WHAT TO EXPECT THIS AFTERNOON: We’ve been tracking scattered showers across our northwest areas this morning and we expect the coverage of rain and storms to once again increase into the afternoon. So you may run into a heavy downpour for the drive home at 5 p.m. A few storms... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: We have another First Alert for the possibility of stronger storms for parts of our area today. Scattered pockets of rain and storms will be increasing in coverage this afternoon and some storms will be capable of producing strong wind gusts, along with frequent lightning and heavy... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Tropical Storm Danny continues to make a push across the central Atlantic with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. Danny is expected to become a category one hurricane by Friday morning and continue a track west towards the eastern Caribbean throughout the weekend. Right now it is very difficult to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE (REST OF TONIGHT): A west to east oriented line of strong to severe storms will continue to march south tonight. We’ve already had several reports of toppled trees due to the higher wind gusts. The threat for strong straight-line winds, hail, and frequent lightning will continue as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: This afternoon we’ve been tracking a line of strong storms over our northeast counties. Additional scattered showers and storms may pop-up this afternoon and some may produce strong winds and frequent lightning. Forecast data suggests another cluster of storms will impact the area overnight. Right now it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT: We want to give you a first alert on a threat for storms that will return tomorrow and continue through tomorrow night and on Tuesday. During this time frame it is possible we could see a few stronger storms with the primary threat being gusty straight-line winds, hail,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: At last check, feels-like temperatures across our area were at or above the 100° mark. The triple digit feels-like values will continue through at-least 5PM, with a mostly sunny sky overhead. The forecast remains right on track with no rain on radar this afternoon. This... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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A heat advisory will continue through Monday for a good portion of the WBRC coverage area. Jefferson and Shelby County are included in the advisory along with all counties in West Alabama. A heat advisory means that feels-like temperatures will be between 105° and 109° in the afternoon. However, it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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WHAT TO EXPECT THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT: We will continue to experience dangerous heat levels this afternoon with very little relief in the form of showers and storms. At last check the WBRC Weather app radar was showing a few isolated downpours, including rain in Hoover. The wet weather will... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY/TONIGHT: You can certainly tell the muggy levels are back on the rise. Highs today will be in the mid 90s but it’s going to feel much hotter at times. The chance for a shower or thunderstorm will return this afternoon but the coverage is going to remain... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Today is certainly a water-the-lawn kind of day. A very dry air mass will remain parked over our area this afternoon, with temperatures rising into the middle 90s. At last check the relative humidity values were tumbling into the 30% to 40% range so this will make for another dry... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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TROPICAL UPDATE: August is one of our peak months when it comes to tropical weather and so far so good in the Atlantic. There is a broad area of low pressure along a stalled out front over the northwest Gulf. The National Hurricane Center is keeping a watch on this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY/TONIGHT: We will experience more toasty temperatures this afternoon but a dry air mass will continue to help comfort levels. We also have a northerly breeze that will provide some relief, especially closer to sunset time. There are a few fair weather clouds overhead but these should clear... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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When it comes to early August in Alabama the weather doesn’t get much nicer than this! I wanted to take a moment to share some amazing August 1st sunset views from our Skyvision Network. We had near record low temperatures today in Tuscaloosa and Anniston. I also wanted to list... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY/TONIGHT: We are continuing to enjoy a nice break in the humidity across Alabama. In fact, during the early morning hours there was a taste of fall in the air! We will remain very dry through the remainder of the day and tonight. So you can expect another... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Today we‘re experiencing more heat advisories but I’m happy to report that some relief is on the way. One feature we’ve been observing is a powerful low pressure system that crossed the northern Plains and into Canada. A cold front associated with this system will be reaching Alabama tomorrow. As... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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I enjoyed visiting the kids in the summer camp at Leeds Elementary School today! Several teachers were there preparing for the upcoming school year. We had a fun time singing some weather songs and talking about the science of meteorology. The principle even stopped by to sing a tune with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TONIGHT/TOMORROW: The wet weather we were tracking earlier has dissipated so you can expect dry conditions through the rest of the night. It does feel very warm and tropical due to the plentiful moisture in the air. We could see some patchy fog again tomorrow morning, with lows... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Two earthquakes rattled Central Oklahoma today. The first earthquake was felt at 12:49 P.M. near Crescent, Oklahoma, and registered at a magnitude 4.0. Shortly after the first quake, a second one came around 1:12 P.M. which was recorded to be about a 4.5 magnitude. According to the USGS, earthquakes in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at WBRC Weather