Author: Ben Lang

Mainly Dry But Mostly Cloudy Friday; Some Rain This Weekend

The remnants of post-tropical Beta are centered near the tri-state area of Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama this morning. However, all the rain is east of our area, stretching from Georgia northeast into the Carolinas. Friday looks mainly dry but also mostly cloudy. A few stray showers could try to develop this afternoon. Otherwise, expect highs in the low to mid…

A Few Severe Storms Capable Of Brief Tornadoes Thursday

Clouds and rain return to the area today, as post-tropical Beta finally pushes into Alabama. Showers are ongoing early this morning, producing locally heavy downpours. Expect some storms in the mix this afternoon and evening. A few could be strong or severe, capable of wind gusts up to 60 mph and perhaps a brief tornado. However, this is a very…

A Few Showers Wednesday; Low-End Tornado Threat Thursday

It’s another relatively mild morning across central and south Alabama. Temperatures range from the low to mid 60s as of 6AM. The sky overhead remains mostly cloudy, with only a few peaks of sunshine here and there early this morning. Expect another day of more clouds than sun. However, most locations remain dry today. Areas west of I-65 have the…

Rain Chances Rise As The Remnants of Beta Approach Thursday

It’s the Autumnal equinox and there’s still a feel of Fall in the air. Temperatures are only in the 50s to low 60s early Tuesday morning. Cooler temperatures prevail through the afternoon, with highs in the mid to upper 70s. Expect a mostly cloudy sky with a breezy east wind of 10 to 15 mph. Today looks mainly dry, but…

Cool And Breezy Monday; Rain Due To Beta Later This Week

Monday morning starts on a cool and breezy note. Expect temperatures in the low 60s around sunrise. Meanwhile, wind remain out of the east at 10 to 20 mph throughout the day. High temperatures only manage to warm into the mid or perhaps upper 70s. Expect a mostly cloudy morning, but a sun and cloud mix during the afternoon. While…

Mainly Cloudy And Cool While Beta Looms In The Gulf

A taste of Fall was definitely in the air Saturday, with high temperatures only warming into the 70s. It was a gloomy day, with an overcast sky and light rain across south Alabama. Looks like the same story for this evening. Expect temperatures to slowly decline into the upper 60s between 9 and 11PM. Light rain or drizzle may continue…

Beta Forms In The Gulf; Fall-Like This Weekend

Calm and cooler weather across our area this weekend. However, expect more clouds than sun through Sunday. Friday night looks mostly cloudy and warm with lows in the upper 60s. Temperatures fall into the 70s by 7PM, so high school football weather might actually feel more fall-like. Saturday and Sunday look cooler with highs in the upper 70s to low…

Cooler This Weekend; Watching Tropical Depression 22 In The Gulf

The weather looks calm and cooler across our area this weekend. However, expect more clouds than sun through Sunday. For Friday afternoon, high temperatures climb into the low to mid 80s. There could be a handful of stray showers, but these would be brief and very light. Measurable rain is unlikely. Friday night looks mostly cloudy and warm with lows…

Sally Exits Stage Right; A Taste Of Fall This Weekend

Sally Exits stage right into Georgia/South Carolina today. The heaviest rain and gustiest winds are over now. However, spotty showers and wind gusts up to 20 mph remain possible today. Otherwise, expect a north-northwest wind around 10 to 15 mph with a mostly cloudy sky. High temperatures only warm into the low to mid 80s. A few breaks of sunshine…

Tropical Storm Conditions Due To Sally Continue Through Wednesday Night

Torrential rain and tropical-storm-force winds are likely this evening into early Thursday for south central and eastern Alabama. Sally was downgraded to a tropical storm with winds near 60 mph. It’s picked up a little speed and moving northeast at only 7 miles per hour. The forward speed should continue to increase tonight. Eventually, Sally moves into east-central Alabama Thursday…