Ryan Stinnett

Sunny & Dry Days Ahead

TODAY/TOMORROW: After the cool start this morning, with many of us in the 50s, the rest of today will feature a clearing sky and it should be a mostly sunny day with a high around 80°; tonight will be cool again with upper 50s expected. Friday afternoon, the warming trend begins and we warm back into the upper 80s under…

More Rain and Storms Today, Sunshine Returns Tomorrow

The main trough axis will swing through the state and cause a second low pressure to develop; this will bring us another round of showers and thunderstorms. There is a possibility for a few stronger to marginally severe storms in our eastern counties of the area, as instability values could rise into the 2,000 J/kg range with dewpoints reaching near…

Golden Apple Teacher of the Year: David Rudd

During the school year, we honored many deserving teachers with Golden Apple awards. Four of those previous winners have been competing to be the Golden Apple Teacher of the Year. Those winners were voted on by viewers, the votes have been counted and Ryan Stinnett reveals this year’s new Golden Apple Teacher of the Year. As we end the school…

Rain, Storms and a Flash Flood Watch

It is a wet start to the day with all of us seeing moderate to heavy rain. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through at least 10PM tonight for much of the area, while portions of South Alabama are under a watch until 6AM Wednesday. This is due to an additional 2-4 inches of rain possible the next 24…

Flash Flood Watch in Effect Later Today

MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF RAIN AND STORMS AHEAD: We will have a several shortwaves move through the area during the next few days… one will move through late tonight and into Tuesday morning, bringing the possibility of some strong to severe storms to the southern parts of Central Alabama. It will be dependent on how far inland the main energy comes….

Higher Weekend Rain Chances

FRIDAY/SATURDAY: More of the same these two days as it will continue to feel like summer with temperatures in the upper 80s to lower 90s with rather humid conditions. Expect a mix of sun and clouds with the chance of a scattered afternoon and evening showers and storms. SUNDAY SHOWERS/STORMS: Rain coverage goes up across the Deep South as the…

Better Rain Chances Today

A trough approaching from the west will cause the ridge to weaken and this will allow for better rain chances, especially during the afternoon and evening hours as scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected. Looks like any one place will have roughly a 30% chance of seeing some rain; otherwise the day will feature a mix of sun and clouds…

New Day, Same Forecast

NEW DAY, SAME FORECAST: A ridge in place means the summer-like weather pattern continues over the state. We are once again seeing abundant sunshine and very warm/hot temperatures. This afternoon, most of us will be in the lower 90s for highs. There is no rain expected across Alabama, but for some reason I will mention an isolated storm somewhere across…

Sunny, Hot, Dry Weather

TODAY/WEDNESDAY: No rain expected these two days as the ridge remains firmly in control of our weather and we will stay with sunny, hot afternoons and clear nights. High both days will be very close to 90 degrees and some spots could see lower 90s. The good news is that humidity levels aren’t too bad just yet, so it will…

Here Comes the Heat

SUMMER-LIKE PREVIEW: For the week ahead, a ridge will build in over the Southeast and a surface highs develops off the Southeast coast, which is very similar to what we see during the summer. This set up means we are going to see mainly sunny, dry, and very warm weather for the state. Highs today should be around 90°, with…