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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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I wanted to share some pictures from my weather visit to Susan Moore Elementary School today. All the snow was melted away but I heard lots of stories about last weeks weather! Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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Models are still suggesting a period of sleet and freezing rain on Thursday. The greatest time of concern will be from around 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the afternoon. Freezing rain will first impact our northwest counties and this could mix with some sleet at times. The wintry precipitation... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WBRC Weather
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Showers will continue to impact our area through lunchtime today as a cold front stalls across the area. This boundary will return north overnight, leading a surge of very warm air. We will be breaking out the short sleeves tomorrow with high temperatures in the low to mid 70s tomorrow.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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Today was one of the nicest days February 2015 had to offer! This has been a very active weather month and it looks like the active pattern will continue into early March. TONIGHT/TOMORROW: A moist flow will return to Alabama tonight and this will bring an increase in clouds along... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
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We’ve been keeping a very close eye on a wintry mix now impacting the state of Mississippi. This activity is moving in our direction but the one good thing around here is that temperatures are well above freezing. At last check the temperature was 41° in Tuscaloosa. The one key... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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(Surface Analysis Map, temperature (in red) shows 31 in Haleyville as of midnight.) As of midnight the temperature in parts of Marion and Winston counties had already dropped into the freezing range. Current observations in the area also displayed unknown precipitation, which is more than likely freezing rain. The freezing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We are seeing another sharp temperature gradient across our state this afternoon with 60s to the south and near freezing temperatures to the north. The cold air to the north will be causing some issues overnight as more rain develops over the area. We expect the freezing line to begin... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We still can't rule out a lingering shower or some drizzle for the start of the race Sunday morning. Temperatures will be in the 40s with a north wind. Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt Twitter @weswyattweather Facebook.com/weswyattfox6 wwyatt@wbrc.com Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We’ve experienced an incredible 30° to 40° warm-up over the past 24 hours! This is due to a strong southerly flow associated with low pressure passing to our northwest. As this system lifts north, a band of moderate to heavy rain and storms will enter our area from northwest to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Our weather watcher in Vernon is now reporting 33° however we are also getting reports of freezing rain in Hamilton. Additional winter weather will be possible overnight in areas at or below freezing. The primary winter precipitation type overnight will be sleet and freezing rain. So when will the temperature... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Both lanes closed on I-65 at Morris from a weather related accident. Also, delays due to ice on I-22 in Walker County. Ice will be a bigger issue on bridges and overpasses associated with secondary roads. Use extreme caution in Walker, Cullman, northern Jefferson, Blount, and St. Clair Counties. Also... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Right now the winter precipitation is rather hit or miss. We’re seeing scattered precipitation that has mainly been snow but now some sleet is starting to mix in. Right now our greatest concern for icy patches is along the I-22 corridor around Jasper. We’re getting lots of reports of this... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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At last check the temperature on Red Mountain was 25° with a mostly cloudy sky. We’ve had scattered reports of snow flurries however the big story continues to be the cold air pouring in. Now our attention turns towards a disturbance approaching from the northwest. This system will produce some... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Late tonight we are continuing to monitor the radar trends back to the west where light rain is now being reported as far north as Jackson, Mississippi. So far we don’t see any surprises as the storm system responsible for the winter weather threat finally comes together. The temperatures area-wide... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Right now we are tracking a storm system that will spread a mixture of rain, snow, and ice to the southeast region. The good news for our area is that the track of this system has steadily trended north over the past 24 hours. So this will put our area... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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The National Weather Service has canceled the winter storm watch that was in effect for our area. The air around here is expected to be warm enough to support rain. We will still keep a close eye on the far northern areas for the possibility of a brief window of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We are looking at a very complex and wintry weather forecast for the next several days and it all begins tonight as a blast of cold air enters the state. A cold front is now making the push southward towards the Fox6 coverage area. You will notice an increase in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We have the team here tonight to discuss the winter weather threat for Monday. In fact, a LIVE winter weather chat will be active through 6:30 PM with Meteorologist Jill Gilardi answering your questions. Here is the link: http://myfoxal.com Right now the greatest concern is for a wintry mix of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at WBRC Weather