Author: Ryan Stinnett

Better Rain Chances for the Weekend

WEEKEND WEATHER: The ridge weakens, opening the door for the return of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Best chance of a passing shower or storm will come during the afternoon and evening hours, but we can’t rule out a late night or morning shower. Highest coverage will come Sunday, but even then it won’t rain everywhere due to the scattered nature…

Very Hot Days Ahead

LOWER RAIN CHANCES, HOTTER TEMPERATURES: The upper trough that has helped produce better rain chances the last few days across the state has shifted east and the upper ridge is strengthening across Alabama today. That means showers and storms will be fewer in number, and heat levels are headed higher. With a partly to mostly sunny sky, we expect highs…

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…