Alabama Weather

Tornado Watch Until 8PM; Autauga, Coosa and Tallapoosa Counties Added

  Alabama News Network is tracking severe weather that will be moving across Alabama from now through tonight. Our Weather Authority team of meteorologists says to prepare for severe weather, which could include the threat for tornadoes in some areas. A Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Tornado Watch is in effect until 8PM for part of the Alabama News Network viewing…

TORNADO WATCH: Parts of Viewing Area Until 7PM; Severe Threat Lasts Until Early Thursday Morning

WATCH LIVE COVERAGE Alabama News Network is tracking severe weather that will be moving across Alabama from now through early Thursday morning. Our Weather Authority team of meteorologists says to expect several rounds of severe weather, which will include the threat for tornadoes, possibly EF-2 or greater. A Tornado Watch is in effect until 7PM for much of the Alabama…

Safe from the Storm: Myths about Lightning

Lightning is a frequent part of severe weather, even routine summer thunderstorms. But myths about lightning are as common as seeing the bolts in the sky. As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Alabama, we want to shatter some of those myths — like whether you should crouch near the ground if you see lightning outdoors or whether lightning…

Closings and Cancellations for Tuesday

Alabama News Network is tracking closings and cancellations due to the winter weather threat and the expectations of a hard freeze tonight that could lead to icy spots on the road Tuesday. We will be updating this list. SCHOOLS: Alabama State University – delayed opening until 10:00AM Alexander City Schools – switching to virtual learning Tuesday Autauga Academy – closed…

Safe From The Storm: 2020 Tropical Season Outlook

Even before the start of the 2020 hurricane season on June 1, there have been two tropical storms in the Atlantic Ocean. Does that mean we’re in for a busier-than-usual hurricane season? Chief Meteorologist Shane Butler shows us the tropical season outlook, including the factors that will determine whether we’ll have more named storms than usual. Categories: News Video, Safe…

City of Montgomery Offering Shelter from the Cold Weather

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed wants to remind the public that parks and recreation community centers, city fire stations and public libraries are open for residents in need of protection from the cold weather. “EMA Director Christy Thornton and her team are monitoring the forecast and maintaining contact with Montgomery shelters. All of them are open and operating on normal schedules;…