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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: A disturbance exiting the region will continue to produce lots of clouds through this evening. Dry weather is expected as temperatures tumble into the 50s through 9PM. Plan on the possibility of some foggy travel during the early morning. Lows tonight will be in the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC First Alert Weather
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February finally decided to return! I’m expecting the sunny weather to continue through the afternoon, with more seasonal daytime temperatures topping out in the 50s and low 60s. The sky will remain clear this evening and it won’t take long for temperatures to tumble into the 40s after sunset. Patchy... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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COLD FRONT ARRIVES TONIGHT: We are experiencing near record warmth this afternoon, with high temperatures nearing the 80° mark in some locations. This unseasonable warmth will soon come to an end as a cold front crosses the area tonight. A more organized band of rain has developed ahead of the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC First Alert Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: A warmer and moist flow pattern has returned to the state and this has produced increased cloud cover and a chance of spotty showers. Temperatures will remain unseasonably mild through the remainder of the day and overnight. Lows tonight will be in the 60s, with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: We are tracking a cold front that will bring another round of showers and a few thunderstorms later today. A strong to severe storm will be possible, with the primary threats being damaging straight-line winds and hail. The rain and storms are expected to develop over far... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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THE MORNING DRIVE: We are tracking pockets of heavier rain and some embedded thunder this morning as a warm front lifts into the area. This rain should thin out in coverage by late morning, with clouds breaks in the afternoon. This will make for a spring-like start to the week,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: We are keeping a close eye on Tuesday for the possibility of strong to severe storms across our area. The timing of this threat would be during the afternoon and Tuesday night. We can’t say for certain severe weather will materialize due to some data disagreement. However,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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A disturbance moving across our region continues to produce scattered showers over far northeast areas this afternoon. The precipitation remains very light and most of this wet weather should move east this evening as temperatures tumble into the 40s. This system has produced windy conditions and a westerly breeze will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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(Skyvision Camera From The First Commercial Bank Building, Highway 280.) The perfect recipe for disaster unfolded on this date in 2014. Numerical forecast guidance pointed towards a winter storm over south Alabama and data suggested most of the precipitation would be south of our area. In addition, a bitterly cold... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: At the time of this update, temperatures were ranging from mid 50s west to upper 40s and low 50s further east. The sky will remain mostly sunny but a gusty south breeze will continue to make it feel very chilly in the shady spots. The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: A line of rain and storms will continue to push across our south and eastern locations through midnight. Some pockets of heavier rain will be possible and storms may produce strong wind gusts and lots of thunder. The rain will gradually taper off from west to east... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT FOR A FEW THUNDERSTORMS LATE TOMORROW: We are tracking a cold front that will bring us a chance of showers and possibly some storms late re forecasting a high of 70° and it may be a bit warmer in some areas to the south. Showers are expected to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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The wind speeds are much lighter tonight but there still is a chilly breeze that will linger through the early morning hours. Temperatures tonight will be well above freezing, with lows in the upper 30s. We are tracking some cloud cover which should pass over fairly quickly. I’m expecting some... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: An axis of heavy rain and windy conditions will continue to impact our area this evening. This is associated with a deepening upper level low that will track across our state tonight. The storm system is still rotating back over Mississippi and it’s continuing to generate rain... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS TONIGHT: We are currently enjoying a a period of beautiful weather as the morning round of storms has departed the area. The sky will remain partly to mostly sunny, with comfortable temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s. Even though the weather... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: The first wave of heavier rain and storms continues to make a slow push east across the area this evening. At the time of this update, the line of storms leading the heavier rain was starting to impact cities like Anniston, Talladega, and Millerville in Clay County.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: We are continuing to track the potential for two rounds of heavier rain and stronger storms this week. The first wave of heavier rain and storms will arrive tomorrow and then we will have a secondary surge of rain and storms beginning on Saturday. For the rest... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Our stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures will continue for several more days. Temperatures will be cooling into the low to mid 60s by 7PM and I do expect dry weather for this evening. We will have more fog development later tonight as low temperatures tumble into the 50s. A stronger... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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WHAT WE ARE TRACKING: The big weather headline this weekend continues to be unseasonably warm air over Alabama. We won’t reach the record levels today however temperatures are running nearly 25° above average! The extreme cold has shifted well north and this is producing a crippling ice storm over states... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Well this time last week we were iced in and today we’re experiencing near record warmth…you’ve got to love Alabama Weather! The showers have remained very isolated this afternoon and a few raindrops have developed over portions of Marion and Winston counties. A stray shower can’t be ruled out for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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Prior to the big winter weather event last week, my wife Nicole and I packed our bags and traveled south to outrun the winter weather. We’d planned a big trip to attend this years National Championship game, which win or lose I have to say is an experience of a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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THE MORNING DRIVE: Temperatures remain very mild this morning but plan on dreary and damp weather conditions for the morning drive. We will continue to see lots of low clouds, fog, scattered showers, and drizzle. The chance for a few isolated showers and drizzle will linger into the afternoon, with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Another round of heavy rain and storms is making a push across our area this morning. The heavy rain has prompted an Areal Flood Warning for Jefferson, Shelby, Chilton, Bibb, and Tuscaloosa counties. The storms this morning are elevated, with the primary risk being hail. We will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT: The New Year is off to a soggy and soupy start, with a steady stream of rain lifting from southwest to northeast across our area. Dense Fog Advisories are now in effect until 8AM Monday as visibility levels are expected to drop below a quarter... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2017 at WBRC First Alert Weather
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(SPC Outlook Monday) FIRST ALERT FOR STRONGER STORMS MONDAY: We’re monitoring a very active and complex weather setup for the start of 2017. We started off the day with a mixture of light rain and sleet. Now we’ve transitioned to all rain and this wet weather will continue through the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at WBRC First Alert Weather