Author: Ryan Stinnett

Heavy Rain with Embedded Thunderstorms Today

A TUESDAY SOAKER AHEAD: Periods of heavy rain and storms are expected throughout the day, and this is certainly the type of rain we need across the state to help the drought conditions. Some thunder is possible, but severe storms are not expected due to the lack of surface based instability, however, a rouge severe storm is possible if the…

Beneficial Rains in the Days Ahead

MONDAY: We should see more clouds than sun and temperatures will be with mid to upper 70s, with some scattered showers expected throughout the day. Tonight, it will be cloudy, with rain developing, especially after midnight, and spreading across the state. BENEFICIAL RAIN: The front begins to move north ahead of an upper-level feature moving across the state, and we…

Front on the Way; Better Rain Chances Coming

FINALLY FRIDAY: Today should be mainly sunny and very warm with highs in the mid to upper 80s. Clouds will increase late in the day ahead of a cold front, which should bring some rain to the state overnight and into Saturday. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: For the high school games tonight, the sky will be mostly cloudy, and a few…

Very Warm but Comfortable Days

For our Thursday, the weather will remain fairly quiet with mainly dry; the sky will be mostly sunny with highs generally in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Tonight will be another very nice one, with mainly clear conditions and lows in the lower to mid 60s. WAITING ON FRONT: Clouds will increase late tomorrow ahead of the next cold…

Unseasonably Warm Weather Continues

For today and tomorrow, the weather should be fairly quiet with dry conditions. The sky will be partly to mostly sunny with highs generally in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Morning lows will be nice and in the lower to mid 60s. FRIDAY NIGHT FRONT: Clouds will increase late Friday ahead of the next cold front, which could bring…

Relatively Calm Pattern

Today will feature a mix of sun and clouds along with a high in the mid to upper 80s and we will mention a few isolated showers over the eastern and southern portions of the state, but most of Alabama will be dry. For Wednesday and Thursday, the weather should be fairly quiet with dry conditions. The sky will be…

Not as Hot This Week

FRONT ON THE WAY: Finally, the much anticipated front is pushing through Alabama today and we are expecting more clouds with scattered showers and storms, especially later this afternoon and evening across South/Central Alabama. Rainfall totals should be less than one-half inch in many locations, not enough to bust the drought. Highs today will generally be in the upper 80s….

Blast Furnace Conditions Continue

Thursday was yet another historic day of weather as record highs we destroyed across the state. Montgomery reached 102°, obliterating the old record of 94° set in 1959, and also that 102° was the hottest temperature ever recorded for the city in the month of October. That is the second time this week we have established an all-time record high…

Record Heat Levels Continue All Over the State

RECORD HIGHS ALL OVER THE PLACE: All the major recording stations across the state continue to smash heat records this week, from the Tennessee Valley all the way to the Gulf Coast highs are ranging from the mid 90s to low 100s this week, which are about 20 degrees above average for this time of year. Today and tomorrow will…

Smashing Record Highs One Day at a Time

Montgomery reached 101° yesterday, smashing the record high of 95° set in 1954, but also that 101° was the hottest ever recorded temperature in the city for the month of October. Sadly over the next few days, this new record remains in jeopardy. The very strong upper-ridge remains in place overhead allowing for the very hot and dry weather pattern…