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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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An overcast sky and north wind has made for a much colder Monday across Alabama. The latest visible satellite imagery was showing the clouds thinning out to the west. We could see a few peaks of sunshine west of I-65 however most areas will continue to deal with a mostly... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We had an unstable environment across our area tonight due to some very cold air aloft. The storms produced wind gusts over 50 mph in the Birmingham area. I’m seeing lots of reports of downed trees across portions of Tuscaloosa County. The storms have weakened quite a bit and the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
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I just rolled in from a visit to Huntsville and the weather for the drive home was perfect! J-P and I were presenters at the 2015 Baron Weather Conference. I want to thank Meteorologist Jill Gillardi and our favorite Absolutely Alabama Meteorologist Fred Hunter for covering weather duties this weekend.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
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Today marked day number five of wonderful weather across Alabama! We’ve experienced an incredible warm-up for January standards, with highs reaching 70° in a few spots. Currently we are tracking a weak cold front that will bring a few clouds this evening. The only change we will really notice will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We’re continuing to enjoy cloud free weather in Alabama thanks to a dry northwest flow. Another cold front swept across the state earlier today and temperatures this afternoon have been running at least five degrees lower. I’m expecting the northwest wind to settle overnight with lows nearing the freezing mark.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Today may end up being one of our most pleasant days of the entire month! We enjoyed a nice supply of sunshine with temperatures rising into the middle 60s. We are tracking another cold front that will reach our area tomorrow morning. More clouds will develop later tonight with a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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The return of cloud cover and an easterly wind has made for another very chilly-wintry day in Alabama. Temperatures this afternoon ranged from mid 40s to the north to low 50s to the south. We were thinking we might see a little rain in our area this afternoon but the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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(Comet Lovejoy...SOURCE: NASA) This week will be one of the peak times for viewing the Comet Lovejoy so I’m hoping we will catch some breaks in the clouds this evening. The Australian comet hunter Terry Lovejoy first discovered this comet over the southern hemisphere in August. The comet will be... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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I hope you were able to get out and enjoy some of the bright weather today because changes are coming. An active southwest flow aloft will be returning and this will set the stage for unpleasant weather that could linger through Wednesday and Thursday of next week. We are looking... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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(Surface Analysis, Red Values-Temp, Green Values-Dew Point) Winds are on the increase this morning as an arctic blast impacts the region. Latest surface analysis shows the cold high pressure system now centered over South Dakota with temperatures across that region in the negative range. Temperatures across Eastern Montana are as... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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(GFS Forecast Surface Temp 6 AM Thursday) We are already feeling the big chill across Alabama as the first of two cold blasts has reached our state. Even with a bright blue sky overhead, temperatures today have struggled to rise out of the 30s. Many areas were still dealing with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at WBRC Weather
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 01/03/15 TORNADO EVENT... .HAMILTON TORNADO (MARION COUNTY)... RATING: EF-0 ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH PATH LENGTH: 0.28 MILES PATH WIDTH: 60 YARDS FATALITIES: NONE INJURIES: NONE START DATE: JAN 03 2015 START TIME: 523 PM CST START LOCATION: 3 NNE HAMILTON START LAT/LON: 34.1765 / -87.9537... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Now is the time to make preparations for some extremely cold weather that will be impacting our state later this week. We are already dealing with a first blast of cooler weather today. You will notice a big chill in the air tonight with lows in the 20s. We will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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(RPM Simulated Radar Valid For 6 PM) This afternoon we are monitoring a tornado watch over Mississippi. At the time of this update temperatures were surging into the lower 70s across Jackson and Meridian, Mississippi. We expect a line of storms to intensify as they tap into the armer/unstable air... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(1:15 PM Wednesday Visibile Satellite Image) The final afternoon of 2014 has been a cold one with temperatures running about ten degrees below average. Another blanket of low clouds continues to slowly burn off but the clouds have helped to hold down temperatures today. So we already have a head... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at WBRC Weather