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Thunder Truck: Road Update from Butler County

Alabama News Network anchor Andrew James is in Thunder Truck, checking on road conditions throughout the local area as Hurricane Sally pushes through. In Butler County, Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn is watching the storm carefully. He says the downtown area is one flood-prone spot that will need to be monitored throughout the day. Earlier today, there were some power…

Thunder Truck Ready for Possible Severe Weather

Alabama News Network has our Thunder Truck ready to go when severe weather threatens this evening and overnight. Our Thunder Truck has a fully-equipped mobile weather station and live broadcasting equipment on board. In addition, it is constantly linked to our main weather forecasting studios on Harrison Road in Montgomery so that data can be shared in an instant. Be…

Thunder Truck: Damage in Lee County

Alabama News Network’s Jeff Sanders was in Thunder Truck this afternoon, getting coverage of the damage that was reported in central Lee County. There are reports of fatalities in or near Beauregard, which is south of Auburn/Opelika. Jeff was able to see trees that were snapped, coming close to a home. His Thunder Truck report was from about 3:45PM CST….

Get an Inside Look at Alabama News Network’s Thunder Truck

Chances are, you’ve seen the Alabama News Network Thunder Truck driving through a parade or parked at a school. But you may have wondered what type of weather technology is on the inside. Thunder Truck is a fully-equipped severe weather studio on wheels. You’ll find everything from computers and cameras to weather data collectors and TV broadcasting equipment on board….

Thunder Truck at Macon Academy East

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Chief Alabama News Network Meteorologist Shane Butler took Thunder Truck out for a spin today to Macon Academy East for an event featuring first-responders and their vehicles.     Categories: Montgomery, News, Statewide Tags: Macon Academy East, Shane Butler, thunder truck

Snow Falls in Downtown Montgomery

Meteorologist Ben Lang was on the road in the Alabama News Network Thunder Truck to await the start of the snowfall Tuesday. Finally, Tuesday night, snow began falling. It was light at first, but with the temperatures quickly dropping, the snow began sticking to the grass downtown and in the street gutters. Snow is expected to continue falling overnight before…

Tracking Snow West of Selma

Meteorologist Ben Lang has been in the Alabama News Network Thunder Truck tracking snow in West Alabama, which is the first part of our local area to get any snow. Ben saw the first snow shortly after 6 p.m. west of Selma, just off U.S. Highway 80. We used Thunder Truck’s headlights in order to get Live video on the…