Ryan Stinnett

Flooding and Tornadoes Remain a Threat

ay as there will be a for quick, spin-up tornadoes. As Cindy moves inland today, shear values will rise significantly, and we will have the risk of a few isolated tornadoes at anytime. Tornadoes associated with a tropical system tend to be short-lived, and mostly in the EF-0/EF-1 category. But, they are still dangerous. We need to stress it is…

Flooding a Threat for Much of Alabama

Tropical Storm Cindy will continue to be the main feature impacting our weather the rest of the week. The center of circulation is expected to come ashore around the Texas/Louisiana border early tomorrow morning. It is important NOT to focus on the circulation center and the “cone of uncertainty” in this case, copious amounts of tropical moisture and very high…

Rainy Days Ahead

OUR WEATHER: A cold front slipped into Alabama yesterday and stalled just south of the I-20 Corridor. Meanwhile, moisture is surging northward in the envelope of the big cyclonic system in the Gulf of Mexico. This surge will hit the stalled front and light up in heavy showers and storms today, starting by early to mid-afternoon. With high preciptable water…

Tropical Mischief Means Higher Rain Chances this Week

A cold front is moving through Central Alabama today, and is expected to stall out across the area during the late afternoon and early evening hours. This will allow for another round of showers and thunderstorms throughout the area, as scattered showers and storms are possible. The SPC has nearly all of Central Alabama in a “marginal risk” for severe…

Daily Rain and Storms

TODAY & THE WEEKEND: Little to no change in the overall weather pattern is expected as the very warm and humid air mass will remain in place. We are going to leave rain chances in the forecast for these days and the greatest coverage of rain and storms will come during the afternoon and evening hours. There is no way…

Higher Rain Chances Ahead

STRONG STORMS POSSIBLE LATER TODAY: Today will feature a mix of sun and clouds with a highs around the 90° mark. We are going to see more numerous showers and storms later this afternoon and the SPC has a severe weather risk defined for about the northern two-thirds of Alabama. This morning we are watching an area of storms northwest…

Standard June Weather

The weather won’t change much across Alabama; partly sunny, very warm, and very humid with a few afternoon showers and storms in random, scattered spots. For Thursday and Friday, moisture will increase, the air will be a bit more unstable, and we expect a general increase in the number of showers and storms on these two days. Still, they will…

Muggy, with Daily Showers and Storms

Through Friday, expect a mix of sun and clouds each day and also each day we are going to have scattered showers and storms across the entire state. A shower will certainly be possible at any time with the moisture-rich air mass in place, but the greatest coverage will come during the peak heating of the day, during the afternoon…

Showers and Storms Daily

OUR WEATHER SETUP: An area of high pressure is centered to the east of Alabama. The clockwise flow around the high means southerly winds and increasing moisture levels. As humidity levels increase, so will out rain chances for the week ahead. For Monday through Friday, expect a mix of sun and clouds each day. Also each day we are going…

Sunny and Dry Through the Weekend

FINE-LOOKING FRIDAY: Expect tons of sunshine today and after another cool, yet refreshing start, with most spots in the lower 60s, we are going to be a bit warmer as highs should make it into the upper 80s. There is no threat of rain today. WARM WEEKEND WEATHER: Little change in the forecast for the weekend. Both Saturday and Sunday…