Author: Ryan Stinnett

Strong Storms Possible Thursday, Improving Weekend Weather

THURSDAY’S SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL: Most of Alabama is under a threat for severe weather Thursday. The SPC maintains the “slight risk” area of severe weather over the northern two-thirds of the state. Roughly along and north of the U.S. 84 corridor from Grove Hill, to Greenville, to Troy. A “marginal risk” extends south to Mobile and Dothan. The highest risk…

Golden Apple: Latoya Gay

It’s time to award another deserving teacher with our Golden Apple Award. This week, we are heading to Banks Middle School in Pike County. Do you have a recommendation for a great teacher we should recognize? To nominate a teacher for the Golden Apple award, click on the “Golden Apple” banner on our website and fill out the form. Categories:…

Patchy Frost Possible, Sunny & Warmer Days Ahead

While most of you all were asleep, spring officially arrived Saturday night at 11:30PM CDT. However, waking up this morning and stepping outside, it was feeling more like winter. It was a chilly start to the day with temperatures in the 30s and 40s this morning. It was a brisk morning with a northwest wind of 10-20 mph, which made…

Colder Weather on the Way

Cold front is pushing through the state today. We continue to see a mix of sun and clouds, and there are a few light showers out there this afternoon. These will slowly diminish the rest of today and we are going to see improving weather as we head into the overnight hours. This afternoon, temperatures are in the 70s but…

Wet Start to Weekend, Colder End to Weekend

FOR TONIGHT: Widespread rain will continue as a cold front approaches the region tonight. Not expecting severe weather in Central Alabama, but we are forecasting periods of rain, which could be heavy at times. There will likely be some lightning and thunder along with gusty winds and even some hail. Temperatures will be in the lower 60s for most locations….

Golden Apple: Dawn Nelson

It’s time to award another deserving teacher with our Golden Apple Award. This week, we are heading to Prattville Primary School in Autauga County. Do you have a recommendation for a great teacher we should recognize? To nominate a teacher for the Golden Apple award, click on the “Golden Apple” banner on our website and fill out the form. Categories:…

Very Warm Start to Week, Wet End to Week

Locations through out South-Central Alabama will stay dry today and by this afternoon, we should see mainly sunny sky with highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s. VERY WARM TOMORROW: Tomorrow may very well be the warmest day of 2016 so far for much of Alabama. We are going to seeing troughing to the west of Alabama and ridging…

Continued Warm, Rain on the Way

Clouds have been increasing in coverage as the more moist air continues to stream into the state. It has been a very warm and muggy day as temperatures were able to climb into the upper 70s and lower 80s this afternoon. It remains a breezy day as well as the stiff south wind persist ahead of the storm system. We…

Golden Apple: Jennifer Robinson

Time to award another deserving teacher with our Golden Apple Award. This week, we are back in the Montgomery Public School System at Garrett Elementary School. Do you have a recommendation for a great teacher we should recognize? To nominate a teacher for the Golden Apple award, click on the “Golden Apple” banner on our website and fill out the…

The Social Media Dilemma

As operational meteorologists, we are dealing with an issue that won’t go away, and seems to be more problematic every year. Today I look at this problem known as the “The Social Media Dilemma.” We spend too much time we don’t have putting down wild rumors and insane forecasts. I leave this with you, for you the masses, check your…