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Wes Wyatt
Fox 6 WBRC Meteorologist
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The heat is building across Alabama and today we’ll see wide-spread 90s during the afternoon. At last check, most locations had already topped 85° so we could reach 90° during the lunchtime hour. There will be a few more clouds mixing in this afternoon and be on the lookout for... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WBRC Weather
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A PLEASANT EVENING: We are counting down to the arrival of the summer solstice at 5:34 PM. We often use the terms very hot, hazy, and humid to describe the arrival of summer but today we’re enjoying a nice break in the extreme mugginess. A drier air mass has settled... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WBRC Weather
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ANOTHER CLOUDY START/POSSIBLY A SHOWER: We’ve got a pleasantly warm forecast dialed up for dad today! We’re tracking scattered light showers and sprinkles over West Alabama this morning but this wet weather should thin out quickly throughout the rest of the morning. High pressure to our east is producing a... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WBRC Weather
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The weather across the state is certainly much calmer this morning. You can expect temperatures in the 70s for the start of the day, with a partly cloudy sky. We will enjoy lots of sunshine today and temperatures won’t be quite as hot. I do think we could still see... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WBRC Weather
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 9PM: Strong to severe storms will continue to impact our area from north to south through the remainder of today. We’ve already had reports of quarter size hail with some storms and we are detecting lots of cloud to ground lightning. The severe storms will be... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WBRC Weather
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ANOTHER ROUND OF STORMS LATER TODAY: An active northwest flow pattern will bring rounds of rain and storms to our area over the next two days. We’ve already had one cluster of rain and storms impact the area this morning and forecast data suggests the next wave of wet weather... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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The warming process was a bit slower today due to the scattered storms from earlier but now the heat is building a new storms are popping-up. Much like yesterday, I’ve expecting a good chance of showers and thunderstorms that will linger through tonight. At last check, the wet weather was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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(3PM Feels-like Temps) Temperatures have surged into the middle 90s this afternoon and the dangerous heat levels will linger through the early evening hours. Some locations will receive relief due to wet weather and we are beginning to see numerous scattered showers and storms popping-up. These are the typical summer... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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MORE STORMS THIS AFTERNOON: Numerous storms have developed over north Alabama this afternoon and we do see a general southward motion. Northern areas should be on the lookout for the greatest risk of a passing thunderstorm in the short term. A few storms may be on the stronger side, with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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ISOLATED SHOWER OR STORM: Numerous scattered storms developed today and we did have some reports of localized damage. Most of the storm activity has dissipated this evening but I’m keeping the chance of a shower or storm in the forecast overnight. There are several small scale boundaries left over from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Days like today are often few and far between in the month of June! It feels incredible due to low dew points and a crisp northerly wind. In fact, this same air mass made for fall-like weather in the upper Midwest where temperatures tumbled into the 40s! The pleasantly warm... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Keep the shades handy for the next several days! A sunny sky has returned and this bright weather will last through the rest of the week. At last check there wasn’t a single cloud over the area, with temperatures in the mid 80s. Highs today will near 90° but a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND THIS EVENING: So far we haven’t seen much storm activity this afternoon but scattered downpours are developing. The chance for a passing shower will continue through the rest of the day and this evening, especially for areas south of I-20. All eyes this evening will be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Tropical Storm Colin is now tracking north across the Gulf of Mexico and the system should make a landfall tomorrow near the Big Bend of Florida. If you have a beach trip planned to places like Destin or Panama City, I certainly wouldn’t cancel. You may want... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: A Tropical Depression over the southern Gulf of Mexico is expected to become Tropical Storm Colin very soon. At the time of this update, the tropical system was moving north at 9mph and is expected to turn more northeast overnight and pick-up speed. Right now Tropical Storm... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Temperatures will be surging into the low 90s this afternoon and be on the lookout for more pop-up thunderstorms. The primary concern with storms will be cloud-to-ground lightning and there is always a risk of strong wind gusts with storms. The chance of rain will decrease this evening, with lows... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Yesterday we felt some of the hottest weather of the season as temperatures topped 90°; Tuscaloosa reached 94° and the high reached 92° in Birmingham and Anniston. Be ready for more blistering heat today, with highs in the low to middle 90s. We will have plenty of sunshine this morning... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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The AC will be working extra hard this afternoon as temperatures rise into the low 90s. If you plan on being pool-side, keep an eye out for a few pop-up showers or a stray storm this afternoon. Most areas will remain dry and the threat of rain will end this... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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We are now tracking Tropical Depression Bonnie over South Carolina and this system should remain below tropical storm levels as it tracks into North Carolina Tuesday morning. This slow track means torrential rain for the Carolinas over the next two days and then the system is expected to spread rain... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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The summer pattern has arrived and it’s already feeling quite toasty! At last check, feels-like temperatures were surging into the mid to upper 90s over West Alabama. If you have plans to head out to the pool later this afternoon or evening, be sure to check the radar on the... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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MAINLY DRY THROUGH MEMORIAL DAY: The sky will remain very cloudy this afternoon with little to no rain across our area. At the time of this update we were detecting a few spotty showers near Ashville and Oneonta. We will continue to mention a stray shower or storm in the... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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Hot and steamy will be our top forecast headlines over the next few days as an upper level ridge of high pressure keeps our area dry. In a weather setup like this, it sure doesn’t take long to notice the lack of rain. Our area is starting to experience abnormally... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: The air mass over our area remains very dry and this will make for another pleasantly warm afternoon and evening. You can expect a mostly sunny sky with temperatures topping out in the mid to upper 80s. Tonight the sky will be mostly clear, with... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2016 at WBRC Weather
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REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: Another crisp-dry air mass has settled in across Alabama making for very pleasant weather conditions. The sky will remain sunny through the rest of the afternoon with a clear sky overnight; however, it is going to remain quite breezy. At the time of this update... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2016 at WBRC Weather