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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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This weekend we’re experiencing some of our shortest days of the year. The winter season will officially arrive tomorrow at 5:03 p.m. Most areas along and south of the I-59 corridor continue to deal with a blanket of clouds overhead. The clearing line is trying to work its way southeast... Continue reading
Posted 3 minutes ago at WBRC Weather
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I wanted to share some pictures from my weather visit today at Highlands School. I spoke to the Kindergarten and 5th grade students. It was a perfect day for a visit! I want to thank Judy McDonald for the invitation. Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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I will never forget December 16th, 2000. That day will always be a leading example of the level of severe weather that can happen during this time of the year. On that day a violent F4 tornado tracked through Tuscaloosa County from near Fosters to Cottondale producing extensive damage. There... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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The roads will be a bit slippery for drive home this afternoon. Rain has already reached the I-65 corridor and now wet weather is making a push into East Alabama. I expect scattered areas of rain and shower activity to continue throughout the evening hours in advance of a cold... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
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At the time of this update a good portion of the areas was enjoying a crystal clear sky while far northwest counties continued to deal with scattered clouds. The 3PM temperature ranged from 61° in Tuscaloosa to 50° in Anniston. More clouds will be filtering in overnight with lows in... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC Weather
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The center of a broad surface high pressure was located over the Tennessee Valley this evening. This fair weather maker is responsible for the dry weather across most of the eastern United States tonight. The dry conditions will help make for another cold night with temperatures bottoming out in the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We started off our Tuesday with frosty conditions and then temperatures made a huge recovery in the upper 50s and lower 60s. It won’t take long for temperatures to tumble into the low to mid 40s after sunset tonight so grab the jacket before heading out the door. A reinforcing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I was hoping we could catch some breaks in the clouds this evening so we could view the International Space Station. The ISS will be rising above the horizon to the south-southwest around 5:20 p.m. and setting to the east-northeast. There is a large cloud shield that currently extends west... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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We received quite a soaking overnight with several areas along and north of I-20 receiving well over two inches of rain. Our weather watcher in Vernon (Lamar County) reported a four-inch rain total! We won’t have another soaking like that anytime soon as the pattern is looking a much drier... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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It remains incredibly mild for this time of the year with locations to the southeast reaching highs in the mid 70s. Tonight you’ll still need a wind breaker or light jacket as temperatures tumble into the middle 50s after sunset. The sky will be partly cloudy with areas of fog... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Today marks the start of meteorological winter but it feels more like late October in Alabama. Temperatures are running over 10º above average. We are observing a very impressive arctic cold front to our north. The temperature differences associated with this front are incredible. Durning the early afternoon today we... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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We want to thank the faculty and students at Jemison Elementary for inviting us to this years Career Day. The student were excited about the holiday weekend which kicks-off today. I remember last year when we participated in this event it was ice cold. Thankfully the weather was much nicer... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Clouds are back on the increase this evening in response to an upper level disturbance moving across the Ohio Valley. This minor disturbance is trying to produce some light precipitation over Alabama but the air remains too dry for any of this to reach the ground. It is possible a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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I had a blast visiting the 3rd grade students at Meadow View Elementary School in Alabaster yesterday! A huge thank you to their teacher, Lindsey Thigpen for the invite. Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2014 at WBRC Weather