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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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At the time of this update the severe weather was ramping-up across southeast Alabama with a tornado warning for Pike and Bullock counties. A tornado watch was in place for Montgomery east to Auburn and points southward. We will continue to monitor our southeast counties for the possibility of a... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at WBRC Weather
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We are monitoring radar trends closely this morning as a very energetic storm system pushes into our state. There is plenty of wind energy associated with this system however the greatest instability remains over far south Alabama. The movement of the storms this morning is incredible. VIPIR was detecting a... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at WBRC Weather
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As of midnight we were still observing a very stable environment across Alabama but we expect that to change over the next 12 hours as strong upper level storm system approaches from the west. You can see the placement of the approaching upper level storm system on this water vapor... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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A powerful storm system will be impacting our state beginning late tonight and continuing into the day tomorrow. The sky has become overcast in response to this system and I expect showers to start popping-up prior to midnight. The threat for storms will be on the increase tomorrow morning beginning... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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I had a chance to look at some of the late evening model runs and I wanted to share an update on the weather setup for Sunday. A powerful storm system will begin impacting our state late Saturday night with a surge of warm/moist air arriving on Sunday. A few... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We are one week away from Thanksgiving and right now the forecast for the big holiday is looking great! However, I’m still a bit concerned about the weather leading into the big Iron Bowl Saturday. (RPM Model Simulated Radar For Sunday 9:30 a.m.) First off, we will need to keep... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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I wanted to share some pictures from my visit to Hubbertville in Fayette County Tuesday night. I enjoyed meeting principle Dunavant (top picture). There was nice crowd on hand to hear my presentation about severe weather in Alabama and Weather safety. Thank you Hubbertville! Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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The heavy rain event that we experienced last night could easily rival that of past tropical systems that have impacted our area. Some of our weather watcher reported totals that topped the five inch mark! Our attention now turns to the ice cold air spilling into the state from the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC Weather
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At midnight a strong cold front was located from near Tuscaloosa northeast to Cullman. A band of moderate to heavy rain continues to impact the entire area with rumbles of thunder near the cold front. The rain totals are adding up quickly with amounts now topping the 2” mark. This... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC Weather
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One of the most impressive rainmakers since October 13th has entered our area. At the time of this update we were tracking an axis of rain that stretched from Louisiana to north Georgia. This setup will bring occasional rain to our area tonight and the rain could become heavy at... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC Weather
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(8 p.m. Temperatures.) We’re still feeling the big chill tonight but at-least we are out of the deep freeze. I’m already seeing signs that moisture levels are on the return with high clouds increasing across West Alabama. Lows will range from 40s in our southwest areas to temperatures near freezing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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The bright sky really helped with the colder weather today but you can expect another big chill overnight as lows tumble to near freezing. All eyes are on a system that will bring a soaking rain to our area beginning late tomorrow and continuing through Monday morning. The models have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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This image sure puts the magnitude of the latest cold blast into perspective! This image that was released by the NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory. All of the blue color represents temperatures at or below freezing. While some states managed to show very isolated freezing temps, I could only find five... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Temperatures have been on a steady fall since sunset yesterday. At 5 p.m. on Tuesday we were measuring temperatures in the middle to upper 60s. At the time of this update the temperature had tumbled into the middle 40s. The 1 p.m. observation in Cullman was only 38°. The scene... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I want to send out a big thank you to all of our brave men and women on this beautiful Veteran's Day. Here is a time-lapse I captured this morning using our Skyvision Camera in Bessemer. Enjoy the current temperatures because the cold air is on the move! Here are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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With all of the talk about cold weather in our long range forecast, I wanted to share an interesting map recently released by the National Climatic Data Center. This map uses three-decade averages of climatological variables to determine the average coldest time of the year. You would think that a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Get ready for a wild temperature ride over the next seven to ten days! We will experience a slight warm-up for the start of the week but by the end of the week we will be talking about highs struggling to reach the upper 40s. FROST ADVISORY TONIGHT: You can... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(European model forecast surface temperatures valid for Friday 6 a.m.) Over the past couple of weeks I’ve spent lots of time studying the ice storm that crippled our area back in January. I’m looking forward to sharing an interesting take on the event during a winter weather special we have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(Forecast radar for 12:30 a.m.) The models continue to back off on the amount of rain overnight. We’re tracking a band of showers to the northwest and as this activity enters our northwest areas around midnight, we expect the showers to become more scattered. The weak line of showers, if... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at WBRC Weather