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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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Dry weather continues across Alabama this morning with cooler temperatures and increasing high clouds. The cloud cover is associated with a complex of strong to severe storms that is prompting tornado warnings in the New Orleans area. The strongest storms associated with this complex should move off of the coast,... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at WBRC Weather
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You can expect one more dry day in Alabama and then it will be time to break out the umbrella again! April is typically one of our wetter months but this year April could end up being the wettest! Birmingham has measured 9.89” of rain (6.23” above average), Tuscaloosa has... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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I'm happy to report that the severe threat has ended across our area tonight. There is a band of rain and storms associated with a cold front nearing Nashville. I’m going to keep a small mention of a rain drop in the forecast, especially across our far northeast counties. However,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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(5PM Radar) At the time of this update we were tracking storms over Tuscaloosa, Jefferson, Bibb, and Chilton counties. You can certainly feel the energy, with a warm and very moist air mass in place today. The storms are not severe at this time but we will need to keep... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE: At 2 AM we were monitoring the advertised round number one of thunderstorms entering West Alabama. At the time of this update, heavy rain and thunder was impacting our northwest counties, including Marion, Lamar, and Fayette counties. This activity was not severe but there were some embedded... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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A tornado watch has been issued for portions of West Alabama through 8 AM. The counties included are Tuscaloosa, Pickens, Fayette, Lamar, Greene, and Sumter Counties. Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We are looking at another risk for strong to severe thunderstorms that could impact your weekend plans. In the short term, we expect cooler conditions with lingering clouds tonight. Tomorrow will also be a mostly dry day, with an isolated shower possible by early evening. So I wouldn’t cancel any... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We are wrapping up another gorgeous day in Alabama. So far there have been very few clouds with a breeze out of the westerly direction. I wish I could promise several more days like today but changes are on the way. A cold front is approaching from the northwest and... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
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A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for St. Clair County through 5:15 PM. I captured the top picture before the storm moved over the television station. The second picture shows a wind gust of 31 mph as the storm moved overhead. Hail and damaging winds gusts will be possible... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY MAY POSE SOME MARGINAL SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE NEED FOR A WATCH CURRENTLY APPEARS UNLIKELY...BUT TRENDS WILL BE MONITORED. DISCUSSION...MID/UPPER FORCING...ASSOCIATED WITH ANOTHER IMPULSE PIVOTING AROUND THE REMNANT CENTRAL PLAINS MID-LEVEL LOW...APPEARS LIKELY TO CONTRIBUTE TO INCREASING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ACROSS PARTS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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The first wave of heavy rain and thunderstorms has now pushed well east of our area. We did have a report of straight-line wind damage in Calhoun County. The threat for severe weather will continue through the remainder of today and overnight as an upper level low tracks to our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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(10:20 PM Radar) We are continuing to monitor an elevated risk of severe weather for Sunday and Sunday night. Right now the Storm Prediction Center has our area within a Slight Risk Day 2 Convective Outlook. A strong to severe storm can’t be ruled out during the day but the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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A soaking rain continues to impact our area today as moisture lifts in from the southwest. One good thing is that the rain hasn’t been quite as intense as yesterday so we haven’t had any major flash flood issues. We will be keeping a close eye on any new storm... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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WEST ALABAMA LOCALIZED FLOODING The rainfall totals are adding up quickly across West Alabama this afternoon. Check out these 12 Hour Dual Pole Radar Estimates over Tuscaloosa County. We are seeing estimates that top the 2” mark in Northport and this swath of heavier rain extends north across the Lake... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Say hello to the Helena Elementary School, 2nd grade Huskies! We had a blast talking about the science of meteorology today. Check out this awesome cake that was made by Hope Crocker in Helena! This is certainly one of the all-time best. Be on the lookout for visit video on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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The weather setup across Alabama is already changing this afternoon with increasing clouds and rain development over the southern portion of the state. This change marks the beginnings of a rainy and stormy weather setup that will be around for the next 6 to 7 days. The good news is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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(CREDIT: NASA, Emiliano Rodriguez Nuesch) Over the past couple of months we have reported on smaller earthquakes in the state on Alabama. In fact, if you have the Fox6 Weather App, there is a layer you can activate to display the latest earthquake reports. The United States Geological Survey (USGS)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at WBRC Weather