Author: Ben Lang

Sunnier, Drier, And Seasonable Days Ahead

The weather you experienced Saturday was all about location. There was rain in today’s forecast, and sure enough, there’s been plenty of that across far south Alabama. Elsewhere, the majority of our area stayed dry. There was even a decent amount of sunshine around midday, at least for the river region. However, clouds overspread most of our area during the…

Clouds, Rain, And Some Sunshine This Weekend

Friday started on a cloudy, cool, and wet note once more. While another round of storms blasted northwest Florida Friday morning, it was mainly a light to moderate rain for areas near and south of I-85 in Alabama. While showers taper off for a time Friday afternoon, the sky remains mostly cloudy. Midday temperatures were still in the 50s in…

Gradual Clearing Friday Afternoon, But More Rain On The Way

Clouds, showers, and even some storms were fairly widespread Thursday morning, but at midday, most of the rain departed our area to the south. Temperatures were on the cool side through midday thanks to widespread cloud-cover and a north wind in the wake of a cold front positioned to our south. However, many of us see a return to at…

Very Warm Monday And Tuesday; Rain Returns Wednesday

Monday is off to another sunny start across central and south Alabama. Morning lows fell into the upper 40s and low 50s, but midday temperatures soared into the mid and upper 70s. Monday looks quite a bit warmer than Sunday was, with well above-average values for this time of year. Expect highs in the mid 80s. Despite the very warm…

Cool Nights But Very Warm Afternoons Through Tuesday

Sunday’s weather was about as nice as you could hope for in early April. Sunshine was abundant and afternoon highs warmed into the 70s to low 80s. This evening looks clear and mild with temperatures gradually falling from the upper 60s to low 60s between 7 and 11PM. Overnight lows range from the upper 40s to low 50s under a…

A Few More Showers or Storms Saturday Night; A Pleasant Spring Sunday

It was a stormy Saturday morning across central and south Alabama as a strong line of storms marched through mainly southwest Alabama near and south of highway 80. Outside of strong winds, the leading edge of these storms produced heavy rain and frequent lightning. Behind the leading edge, light to moderate rain continued for much of Saturday morning. However, sunshine…

Strong To Severe Storm Threat Through Midday Saturday

Friday began on a stormy note across central and south Alabama, with multiple severe thunderstorms through the morning hours. A few storms produced hail between 1 and 2 inches in diameter. Large hail and damaging wind gusts appear to be our primary severe threat through the afternoon and evening. It’s possible that we see a little lull in thunderstorm activity…

Some Afternoon Clearing Thursday; Another Round Of Storms Friday Through Saturday

After a nice stretch of mainly sunny weather, clouds and some rain returned to the area overnight through early Thursday morning. However, just about all the rain departed our area by midday Thursday, and sunshine could return for many through the afternoon. Temperatures become quite warm, peaking in the low or even mid 80s for some. Otherwise, expect a breezy…

Sunshine For Now, But Rain Returns Late This Week

After a pleasant Easter weekend weather-wise, Monday is off to a nice start so far. There was a chill in the air this morning, with low temperatures bottoming out in the upper 30s to the low and mid 40s. However, by midday, temperatures soared into the low 70s. Sunshine remains abundant throughout the afternoon, with high temperatures generally in the…

Plenty Of Sun While Temperatures Trend Warmer Early This Week

The weather was exquisite Easter Sunday across central and south Alabama. It was a chilly morning, with lows in the 30s to low 40s. However, the sunshine was abundant today, and temperatures warmed into the 70s by the afternoon. This evening looks milder, with 7PM temperatures still in the mid to upper 60s. Temperatures slowly fall into the upper 50s…