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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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I know you hear us say this many times but for me it sure seems like the summer has flown by! I guess one of the reasons is that I’ve spent most of the summer giving presentations that include the harsh winter of 2014. I certainly hope we don’t have... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WBRC Weather
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The disturbance that brought the greater coverage of rain on Saturday has lifted north of our area. As a result the showers and storms have become a lot more isolated in nature. The greatest concentration of rain today has been in areas to the far north and northwest. Even though... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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Scattered storms over central portions of the state continue to lift north across our area this evening. At the time of this update the Auburn Football game was in the middle of a weather delay because of a nearby storm. Futurescan shows this storm lifting north by 7:15 p.m. Also,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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Moisture levels have made a huge recovery across the state thanks to a stronger southerly flow. Just a few days ago we were talking about dew points in the 50s and today the dew points have rebounded into the mid 70s. This tropically moist environment will continue to fuel scattered... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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I've got to give a big shout out to some of my friends in Tuscaloosa and Pickens counties! On Monday I visited the 6th graders at Sipsey Valley Middle School. In one of the pictures you can see weather watcher Ronald Hughes from Coker. He lives near the school and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC Weather
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The extreme heat is finally starting to retreat in some areas thanks to a more active northeast flow. This is making for a unique setup on radar, with scattered showers and storms drifting from northeast to southwest across our state. You don’t see rain moving in this direction too often.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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The feels like temperatures are once again soaring above 100º this afternoon making for some dangerously hot conditions across our state. The National Weather Service has issued heat advisories for several counties in our area and this advisory will continue through 9 p.m. tonight. Use extreme caution this afternoon, avoid... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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At lunchtime the temperature had already reached 90° on Red Mountain. Many locations were also experiencing Feels Like temperatures above 100°. The WBRC Feels Like temperature is slightly different than Heat Index. The Feels Like temperature takes into account the dew point and wind speed values. The forecast remains right... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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We’re waking up to much calmer conditions across the area this morning. There is a slight chance for a pop-up shower or storm to the east however most areas will remain dry. You can expect a better supply of sunshine, with temperatures soaring into the middle 90s. HOTTER DAYS AHEAD:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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As we approach the lunchtime hour things are looking much quieter on radar. A few isolated sprinkles were being detected near Gadsden but most locations are dry. It is still quite cloudy in many areas but the sun is starting to peak through making for some extremely humid conditions. At... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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This morning we are tracking a line of heavy rain and storms across the heart of the area. This activity is slowly moving south so the rain amounts are adding up quickly. Give yourself some extra travel time and be careful his morning. The setup will continue to support additional... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I wanted to share a few pictures I captured from a quick weekend trip to the Gulf Coast. The first two pictures were captured Saturday evening in Panama City, FL. In one of the pictures you will notice higher clouds in front of the evening sunset. I checked radar at... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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It looks like we are about to receive a big time reminder that summer is far from over. We will start off the new week with higher than average rain chances but a strong upper level ridge is expected to build overhead and this will set the stage for some... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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One of my favorites things to do during the summer is maintain a vegetable garden. I have a nice little space on one side of my house that I first used for planting last summer. It's not a large space but I have just enough room for a few tomato,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I wanted to share some pictures from my visit to Vance earlier in the week. I spoke to the Golden Agers, a wonderful group of Fox 6 fans at Evergreen Baptist Church. I want to say a huge thank you to Debbie Cole for the invite. One of the big... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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The picture you see here was shared earlier in the summer by Dr. Tim Coleman. What you are looking at are mayflies that took to the sky one evening along the Black Warrior River. The picture certainly looks like something that may be out of a horror movie but this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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We are continuing to track a line of showers and storms over the northern part of our area this evening. This activity is currently impacting Hackleburg and Cullman. If the showers and storms hold together they would likely impact places like Hamilton and Blountsville within the hour. Fox6 Meteorologist Wes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at WBRC Weather