Ryan Stinnett

Noon Update: Cooler, Very Nice Spring Days

A cold front will passed through the state overnight, and cooler air mass is blowing in here behind the front. Today and tomorrow will be sunny and noticeably cooler; highs generally in the lower 70s. Friday morning will be another chilly one with most places reaching the low 40s, while colder pockets could see 30s once again. THE ALABAMA WEEKEND:…

Noon Update: Very Warm Wednesday, Cold Front Tonight

DRY COLD FRONT: Today will be warm with a high in the mid 80s with a mainly sunny sky. A cold front will pass through the state tonight, but moisture will be very limited, and though we will mention a small risk of a shower overnight, it really looks like most of us stay dry. THURSDAY/FRIDAY: These two days will…

Noon Update: Warmer Days, Cool Nights

WARMING TREND BEGINS: After the chilly start, today will be a much warmer day with afternoon highs topping out in the mid to upper 70s with a sunny sky. FIRE WEATHER: Dangerous, life-threatening fire weather conditions are likely today. A progressive mid-level trough will migrate through the Intermountain West early on Tuesday and reach the Rockies by mid-day. At the…

Golden Apple: Cicely Curtis

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Selma City School System. As the principal of the School of Discovery in Selma, Cicely Curtis, believes when it comes to handling her students, it’s about engaging them in conversation.  “That’s one thing I pride myself in doing and that’s talking to the students, listening to them. Even if I…

Noon Update: Calm Week of Weather

COOL START TO WEEK: A very nice, spring week of weather for Alabama is ahead. Most of the week looks dry; today will be sunny and cool with highs close to 65°, mornings will be chilly. Tuesday will be sunny and much warmer as temperatures return to the mid 70s. REST OF WEEK: Another cold front should pass through Wednesday…

Fantastic Friday, Wet/Stormy Weekend

FINE-LOOKING FRIDAY: Another absolutely gorgeous day is ahead today as we are going to see afternoon highs in the low to mid 80s. It will be mainly sunny to start the day, but clouds will be on the increase as brisk south wind develops ahead of our next storm system taking shape to the west. Severe storms are expected west…

Calm Spring Weather Continues

THURSDAY/FRIDAY: We stay dry these two days with tons of sunshine today, and increasing clouds on Friday. Afternoons will be warm with a high today near 80, followed by low to mid 80s Friday. Nights will be fair and chilly, with 50s for most locations. SEVERE WEATHER TO OUR WEST: On Friday, will be watching developments to the west as…

Splendid Spring Days

WARMER AND QUIET REST OF WEEK: After the chilly start this morning, we warm nicely underneath a mostly sunny sky. By this afternoon highs will be up in the lower to mid-70s throughout Central Alabama, as ridging takes over the weather pattern for the next couple of days. We stay mainly sunny and dry through the rest of the work…

Noon Update: Sunshine is Back

A drier air mass moves into the area today; we start our Tuesday off in the lower 50s, but the sky will begin to clear and we should see a mix of sun and clouds with a high in the lower 70s. A clear sky tonight means a cold night ahead. SPACE LIGHTNING OVER EUROPE: Red sprites (a.k.a. “space lightning”)…

Golden Apple: Shanda Gordon

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Covington County School System. In her 4th year of teaching, 6th grade math teach Shanda Gordon at Straughn Middle School, believes her teaching method works great for her students. “Lots of question, I don’t like, if I am doing all the work, they aren’t leaning anything. So if I am…