Alabama Weather Authority

Noon Update: Terrific Tuesday, Rain Returns Tomorrow

A terrific Tuesday of weather is expected, with plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the lower 70s. Clouds return tonight as the front down to the south begins to move northward as a warm front and we can’t completely rule out the chance for a few showers late Tuesday night. MIDWEEK RAIN AND STORMS: Wednesday will be a mostly cloudy…

Noon Update: Not as Warm this Week

WET MONDAY MORNING: A wet start to today, but through the day the rain should end and we are actually expecting to see a clearing sky for our Monday afternoon. Highs today will be in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Tonight will feature a clear sky and temps in the upper 40s. DRY TUESDAY: Tuesday starts off day, and…

Southern Tornado Study

What makes twisters here different? Stronger?

Weather researchers say they expect about 40 scientists from around the nation to participate in “VORTEX Southeast,” an upcoming study of the unique characteristics of tornadoes that develop in the South. Like earlier studies in the Midwest, the research based in Huntsville, Alabama, will run through March and April and will include mobile radars, drones and other equipment that can…