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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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There is a growing concern for the possibility of a few strong to severe storms on Friday as a strong cold front moves our way. Temperatures at this time are warmer than average for this time of the year and tomorrow there is a chance some locations could reach 90°!... Continue reading
Posted 3 minutes ago at WBRC Weather
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The last of the scattered shower activity is impacting far southeast areas and we expect this wet weather to taper off this evening. We’ve already enjoyed some nice breaks in the clouds to the northwest with temperatures in the middle 80s. The sky will gradually clear from northwest to southeast... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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At one point it was looking like today was going to be a washout but that certainly wasn’t the case. We are detecting a few isolated showers on VIPIR but there are no indications the more organized rain will overspread our area. A low pressure system over the northern Gulf... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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I thought forecasting summertime convection was tricky but the system expected for tomorrow has been a challenge! Basically the data is all over the place tonight. As newer runs roll into the weather center they are showing a drier scenario for tomorrow. We’re already seeing a steady stream of clouds... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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I wanted to share some pictures from our visit to Graysville today. Jill and I traveled to Graysville in the Storm Tracker for the Fire Prevention and Safety Expo. The Graysville Fire Department celebrated with a community parade that ended at the Fire Prevention Expo located at the Lowes parking... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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All eyes will be on the Gulf of Mexico this evening and overnight as we expect rain to begin surging northward. The water vapor imagery already shows a building plume of moisture over far south Alabama. We expect dry weather to continue through the remainder of the evening with showers... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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I enjoyed visiting the Fighting Saints of St. Clair County High School today. The weather was perfect for the drive along highway 411 to Odenville. A huge thanks to faculty member Alan Clayton for the invite! Temperatures remain on track this afternoon with highs around 81°. Once the sun sets... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC Weather
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The countdown is on to the official arrival of the fall season and it is going to be feeling like fall when the autumnal equinox arrives at 9:29 p.m. A cold front has cleared our area and now a much cooler and drier northerly flow has taken over. You will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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So far it has been very dry for this final full day of summer. We could experience some changes by this evening as a cold front closes in from the northwest. This front will bring a chance for scattered showers and isolated storms that will linger into the late night... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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A cold front is making a very slow push southward across our area this afternoon. We started off the day with showers over northern and central areas but now most of the rain has made a transition further south. A stray shower or storm is still possible through the evening,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I wanted to share another incredible view of hurricane Edouard in the central Atlantic this morning. The hurricane is now a category 2 with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. The system could become a category 3 by tomorrow afternoon as it turns northward. Thankfully this large hurricane will remain... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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The tranquil weather that we’re experiencing this afternoon will continue through tonight. A shower can’t be ruled out to the far southeast however most of our area will remain dry. You can expect a partly cloudy sky for the overnight with lows in the upper 60s. STORMS RETURN TOMORROW: Another... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I sure picked the right morning for working in the yard. It felt incredible today with temperatures remaining in the 70s through early afternoon. Part of the reason for the cooler conditions was a nice blanket of clouds and there is a good chance we will see more clouds overhead... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I want to thank Fred Hunter for covering the weather for me over the weekend. Last Thursday my wife and I landed in Denver and then we traveled to Beaver Creek for my sister-in-laws wedding. The weather was absolutely perfect! This was my first trip to Colorado and I was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(SOURCE: NOAA/NHC) This week marks the average peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season and I’m happy to report that there are no named systems in the Atlantic Basin. This time of the year is also known as the Cape Verde Season as long track tropical cyclones often intensify and develop... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(NWS Huntsville Condutcing Storm Spotter Training.) Viewers often ask me, what does it take to become a storm chaser or storm spotter? First off, there is a big difference between storm spotting and storm chasing. Storm chasing is a very dangerous practice in Alabama. I viewed my first tornado while... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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(Photo from Ronald Hughes - Tornado in West Tuscaloosa County - 25 September 2005.) Its true that we live in one of the very few regions that experiences two peak severe weather seasons, one in the late fall and spring. If the conditions are favorable however, a tornado can develop... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at WBRC Weather