Author: Ryan Stinnett

August Heat and Random Afternoon Storms

THE HEAT CONTINUES: Hot temperatures continue for our Wednesday, with many locations heading towards the mid 90s this afternoon; and add in those humidity levels, we are seeing those heat indices over 100° for many locations as well. As we see each day, with ample moisture in place to provide fuel, showers and storms should develop across the Alabama landscape…

Hazy, Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

HIGHER HUMIDITY, HIGHER RAIN CHANCES: Our unwelcome summer friend, humidity, has found its way back home across Alabama, and will be sticking around for a while. Hot temperatures continue today, with many locations heading towards the mid and perhaps upper 90s this afternoon; and add in those humidity levels, we do have to talk about heat indices over 100° as…

Hot, Humid, Higher Rain Chances

HEAT ADVISORY TODAY: The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon today until 9 PM this evening. The combination of hot temperatures, mid to upper 90s, and high humidity will cause heat indices to range from 104 to 109. An upper trough will bring a better chance of scattered showers and…

HOT, HOT, HOT!!!

VERY HOT AUGUST WEATHER: Drier air moved into the state yesterday, which is at least keeping the heat indices in check, but it still remains very hot across the state. We will not be seeing any heat-relief in the form of showers and storms as the weather will be dry and mostly sunny today and tomorrow. Highs the next twos…

Staying Very Hot, but Not as Humid

A stray shower or storm is possible today over South Alabama, but the weather is looking mainly dry and mostly sunny for today, tomorrow, and Saturday. It will remain very hot, with highs in the mid to upper 90s, but with the lower humidity, it will not be as oppressive as recent days. Nighttime temperatures will be cooler with early…

Heat Advisory & Strong Storms Today

A front will continue to push southward through the state today and that means the pretty decent chances for showers and storms today. The SPC has a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) of severe storms defined for about the southern half of the state as a few strong storms are expected this afternoon and evening with all that heat and humidity….

Excessive Heat Warning Today, Strong Storms Tomorrow

DANGEROUS HEAT LEVELS: As a ridge exerts greater influence over the state, our rain chances remain low and heat levels remain high. Heat index values will reach the 105°-115° range for multiple hours today. Excessive Heat Warnings (fuchsia) and Heat advisories (orange) remain in effect today as the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will continue to cause dangerous…

Dangerous Heat Levels Continue

As a ridge exerts greater influence, our rain chances will decrease and heat levels will increase,and heat index values will continue to reach and exceed 105F for several hours each day, and heat advisories will continue today and tomorrow as the combination of hot temperatures, mid to upper 90s, and high humidity will make will cause those dangerous heat indices….

Big HEAT, Big STORMS

HEAT ADVISORY & STRONG STORMS: Temperatures this afternoon will be well into the 90s again and with dew points well into the 70s, we will once again see a dangerous combination of heat and humidity that will allow heat indices to reach the 105-110 degree range. For that reason the National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory through the…

Heat Advisory in Effect Today

Plenty of sunshine this morning will warm temperatures into the mid and upper 90s this afternoon and those heat index values look to exceed 105° through the afternoon as well, and for that reason a Heat Advisory has been issued for much of Central Alabama as the combination of heat and humidity will cause dangerous heat levels across Central Alabama…