Author: Ryan Stinnett

Lower Rain Chances, Hotter Temperatures

FOR TONIGHT: The general coverage in the shower and storm activity will decrease and most of us should see some passing clouds after midnight. Expect a rather humid night and as overnight lows settle in the mid to upper 70s. TOMORROW/FRIDAY: The trough over the state will continue to slide east overnight and that will allow for some ridging to…

Hot, Humid, Daily Thunder

SHOWERS & STORMS: A fairly active day on the radar as we have been dealing with widespread and numerous showers and storms all day. Thankfully these are providing some heat relief as temperatures are being held in check with mid 80s, but it remains rather humid outside. The rain is definitely helping rainfall deficits too as many locations across Alabama…

Hot and Humid July Weather

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY: A hot and humid day continues as we are seeing a mix of sun and clouds. Temperatures are in the mid and upper 90s for much of South/Central Alabama, factor in those dew points in the 70s, heat index values are at of above 100° in many locations. We are seeing scattered showers and storms across the…

Better Rain Chances Ahead

MONDAY-TUESDAY: We will begin to see a change in our weather pattern for the new work week, and most importantly those changes involve better rain chances and slightly cooler temperatures. The upper-ridge will retrograde back to the west and that will allow and upper low to move from southern Canada and into the Great Lakes Monday. This begins the process…

Hot and Humid Weekend

THE HEAT IS ON: Quite the hot and steamy day across the state as temperatures are well into the 90s this afternoon. With dew points in the 70s, we are seeing those heat index values exceed 105° this afternoon and is why the NWS has issued a heat advisory until 9PM this evening. Take it easy out there today and…

Hot and Humid Days Ahead

High pressure continues to dominate the weather across much of the southern half of the nation, giving hot temperatures all the way from California to the Carolinas. Things will begin to change as we head into the weekend, but the change will be gradual. FOR OUR THURSDAY: Mainly sunny conditions for us all, and after starting the day in the…

Sunny & Dry, with Hotter Temperatures Returning

Happy Father’s Day to all you dads out there! Temperatures are warmer today, but a light easterly/southeasterly breeze is making things more comfortable. Highs this afternoon are in the upper 80s and dewpoints are in upper 50s and lower 60s this evening. RAINFREE INTO THE NEW WORK WEEK: High pressure at the surface over the Mid-Atlantic states this morning will…

Improving Weekend Weather

ACROSS THE USA: Dangerous heat in the Desert Southwest as record-breaking, dangerous heat will develop this weekend in parts of the southwestern U.S., especially in the deserts where temperatures of 120 degrees will be possible on Sunday through Wednesday. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect across southern Calif., southern Nevada and southern Arizona. These extreme temperatures can…

Weekend Heat Relief

A few lingering showers are possible tomorrow mainly across our southern communities, but through the day a nice surge of drier and cooler air will settle into the state. Temperatures will be cooler, as we are forecasting upper 80s to near 90. The real difference will be noticed in those humidity levels. Lower humidity levels mean more comfortable conditions for…

Decent Rain Chances Today, Hot End to Work Week

Today will have a fairly high coverage of scattered showers and storms thanks to a weak upper trough. Still, it won’t rain everywhere, but most communities stand a good chance of getting some rain at times. Best chance of showers and thunderstorms will come during the afternoon and evening hours, but we can’t rule out a late night or morning…