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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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RECORD HEAT POSSIBLE TODAY: We shattered record highs in Tuscaloosa and Anniston yesterday and there is a good chance we will set more record highs today. RECORD HIGHS FOR TODAY: Tuscaloosa 97 (1961), Anniston 96 (1931), and Birmingham 99 (1931). We will have another good supply of sunshine for today,... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY: The air mass over our state remains very dry and this has allowed temperatures to surge into the low 90s this afternoon. The good news is that the drier air will allow temperatures to tumble quickly this evening, making for pleasantly warm conditions. Lows tonight will range... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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A COMFY START: We’re off to a nice comfy start this morning thanks to a surge of drier air. At last check, temperatures in Cullman and Jasper had dropped to 62°. Visibility levels this morning are also much improved compared to yesterday morning. There may be some early morning low... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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WHAT TO EXPECT OVERNIGHT AND MONDAY: A disturbance moving over the region will continue to produce isolated storms and showers past midnight. The air mass over the state remains very muggy and there is a good chance we will see some fog for the Monday morning drive, especially in areas... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE ON JULIA: Over the past few days we’ve been keeping an eye on a tropical disturbance near Florida. This system quickly formed into Tropical Storm Julia overnight and is now impacting southeast Georgia. Julia will continue to impact southeast Georgia and South Carolina through the rest of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Tide and Tiger fans, don't forget the rain gear this weekend. We will have an increasing chance for scattered afternoon storms on Saturday in Oxford,MS and Auburn. WBRC First Alert Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com AMS Certified Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Good morning! We’re off to another pleasantly warm start this morning, with most areas in the low 70s. Temperatures further north are in the upper 60s. There may be a few early morning clouds but the sky will become mostly sunny, with temperatures rising into the lower 80s by lunchtime.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: Heavy rain and storms have redeveloped along a stalled front over the southern part of our area. This rain and storms continue to impact portions of Marengo, Perry, Chilton, Coosa, Tallapoosa, and Clay counties through the early evening. Some of the storms have been rather... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Tonight we are tracking an area of heavy rain and storms over our north and northwest counties. These storms are putting on quite a lightning show for areas further south, where the sky is mainly clear. The broken line of rain and storms will drift south and southeast through midnight.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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THIS MORNING: You can expect another pleasantly warm start this morning thanks to the drier air mass that has been in place. Sunrise time will be at 6:27 AM and some areas will kickoff the day in the upper 60s. If you’re setting up a tailgate or attending an event... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES: We remain in a very hot and dry weather pattern and this trend will continue through the start of the weekend. For the rest of today and tonight, you can expect a mostly clear sky. Highs will be in the 90s, with temperatures falling into the lower... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Hurricane Newton is slowly weakening as it impacts the Baja California today. Notice the track takes the system into Arizona after Wednesday where it should weaken into a depression. If the system is still a Tropical Storm, it will be the 6th in recorded history to ever reach Arizona. WBRC... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 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 Sep 6, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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LESS MUGGY AIR ARRIVES: We’re tracking a much drier air mass this afternoon that will help out with the building heat across Alabama. Temperatures today have topped the 90° mark and by the middle of the week, we could see temperatures as high as 96° in some areas! The dry... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Most areas will remain dry this afternoon, with lots of sunshine. At the time of this update, radar was showing isolated shower development to the west and southwest in a region of deeper moisture. To coverage of afternoon pop-ups will remain very limited. As far as temperatures go, highs will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Most of the isolated shower development this afternoon has been located over the west and southwest parts of our coverage area, near a higher dew point axis. The easterly breeze has provided some welcomed relief today, with most areas experiencing temperatures in the middle 80s. Are you planning on grilling... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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SPOTTY SHOWERS/STORMS THIS EVENING: We’re tracking spotty showers over East Alabama. A few of these showers, and possibly a storm, may be around for a High School Game this evening so I would play it safe and grab the poncho. Most of the games should have dry weather, with a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: The tropical system over the Gulf of Mexico is becoming better organized this morning and there is a good chance this will be a named Tropical Storm very soon. The water in the Gulf of Mexico is plenty warm and this will continue to fuel the developing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Here are the first college football kickoff forecasts of the 2016 season. While Alabama will be playing indoors, conditions for the tailgate will be hot and steamy. Still a small chance for a pop-up afternoon shower or storm in Auburn on Saturday. Most of the day will be dry, with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: At the time of this update, Tropical Depression #9 was centered about 170 miles west-southwest of Key West, Florida. The system is moving west at a slow 7mph and some additional strengthening is possible this afternoon and evening. The system may become tropical storm Hermine or Ian.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Tropical Depression #9 has formed and is entering the Gulf of Mexico. This system may become Tropical Storm Hermine or Ian on Monday. WHERE WILL IT GO? We expect the system to move northwest towards the central Gulf and then begin a sharper turn north and northeast... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE ON THE TROPICS: All eyes remain on INVEST 99L producing rain and gusty winds over south Florida. There is a very good chance this system will at-least become a tropical depression within the next 5 days. WHERE WILL IT GO? Right now I’m leaning with the better... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Our forecast in the short term features hot and mostly dry weather conditions. In fact, you may have noticed that is doesn’t feel quite as muggy today. The dew points are slightly lower. However, moisture values are higher in areas to the north and northeast. These locations will have the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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This week we will be able to observe an event in the night sky that won’t happen again until 2065! The two bright planets Venus and Jupiter will converge in the evening sky on Saturday August 27th. For the past several months, Jupiter has dominated the evening sky and you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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THIS AFTERNOON: If you were thinking about washing the car or mowing the lawn today, I say go for it! The weather should cooperate in most areas. A few pop-up showers or a storm will be possible, but the coverage will be very isolated and more likely located over southwest... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2016 at WBRC Weather