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Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Friday kicked off Alabama’s Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Select items will be exempt from state taxes until Midnight Sunday, February 24. This weekend will be the prime time to stock up on emergency supplies. Exempt items must cost under $60, but generators under $1000 are exempt for the holiday. For a full list of items that are exempt, Click…

Tree Falls Near Home on Kenny Street

 A large tree fell near A home on Kenny Street just after 5 this morning. A family was inside at the time, but they were able to exit the home with help from Montgomery Fire Officials. No one was injured. Categories: News Tags: Alabama News Network, Local News, weather

2 People Injured After Tree Falls on House

Montgomery Fire Officials have confirmed 2 people were injured when a tree fell onto a house in the 800 block of Sayre Street just after 4 this morning. Their injuries are considered to be minor. Categories: News Tags: Alabama News Network, Local News, weather

Local Organizations Prepping to “Beat the Heat”

For some, rising temperatures outside means finding the right balance between fun in the sun and spending more time inside. Olivia Venable with the Millbrook Senior Center is already making summer activity plans with the increased risks of overheating for seniors in mind. “A person that’s 60 or older with the risk factors of age and medications” she explained “10…

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…

Drought Conditions Worsen in Alabama

Drought conditions are worsening in Alabama, with the entire state feeling the effects of dry weather. Statistics released Thursday by the U.S. Drought Monitor show all of Alabama is abnormally dry, and 4.2 million Alabama residents live in areas that are experiencing drought. Conditions are worst in central Alabama, where much of Tuscaloosa and Jefferson counties have an extreme drought….

Friday School Closings and Delays

Several school systems have canceled classes Friday due to continued issues with icy roads: – Auburn University Montgomery – Alexander City Schools – Autauga Co. Schools – Bethany Christian Academy – opening at 10 AM – Bullock Co. Schools – Butler Co. Schools – Conecuh Co. Schools – Coosa Co. Schools – Crenshaw Co. Schools – Dallas Co. Schools –…

“Slow” President’s Day at Lake Martin

Blue skies, sunshine, and warm weather…the perfect recipe for a day out at the lake. Many spent part of their long weekend at Lake Martin, but there were very few out on Monday. Lynn Naile owner of Nail’s Convenience Store says she usually gets a good amount of business from lake goers on national and state holidays. But President’s Day…

Staying Safe During Severe Weather

It’s good to learn a few new ways to stay safe during severe weather season. The Autauga County EMA is offering a few tips to help everyone stay safe. There are several ways you can stay safe during tornados and other storms, such as always having an escape route planned and knowing the safest spots in your home. But EMA…