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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 5 days ago 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
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We started off the day with a round of wet weather across our southern counties. Now our attention has turned to the north where another cluster of storms has developed over the northwest corner of the state. High resolution model data suggests some of this activity could impact our area... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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As of 5 p.m. most of the strong thunderstorms were located over far south and eastern portions of our area. Scattered areas of rain however, continue to impact a good portion of the area. If you did not receive yesterday then hopefully today was your day. The storms managed to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Good afternoon! If you did not receive rain yesterday there is a good chance you will this afternoon. Numerous showers and thunderstorms are lined up from Lamar County east to Gadsden. The good news is that the storms so far have not been severe but they are packing quite a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Temperatures will be approaching dangerously high levels today. Avoid strenuous outdoor activities, wear loose/light colored clothing, take frequent breaks, and stay well hydrated. Also, make sure our four legged friends have a cool spot with plenty of water. Highs will be in the mid to upper 90s, with feels like... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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There is another tropical system getting lots of attention tonight and that is Hurricane Iselle in the Pacific. This system is tracking towards the state of Hawaii and could bring tropical storm conditions on Friday. Hurricanes have impacted Hawaii in the past but they are rare due to cooler water... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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Scattered showers and storms continue to impact areas west of I-65 this evening. Some of the downpours this weekend have been quite intense. I had an encounter on I-20 yesterday and thought I was going to have to pull off of the road. We could all use a good soaking... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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We shattered several long standing records today with morning lows in the 50s. The low temperature in Montgomery was 59º and this tied the all time record low for the month of July. Here is a list of new record lows along with the old record temperatures: Anniston 54 (61/1903)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at WBRC Weather
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We experienced another record setting morning. The temperature in Tuscaloosa tumbled to 64°, replacing the old record of 65° from 2004. A record low was also set in Anniston. The temperatures tumbled to 62° replacing the old record of 63° from 1994. The temperature tumbled to 59° in Vinemont and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at WBRC Weather