Category: Alerts

Aiming To Prepare, Not To Scare

Severe Storms Likely This Weekend (1/21-1/22)

We continue to monitor the potential for strong to severe storms across the area beginning Saturday and lasting into Sunday morning. At this time, it does appear that all modes of severe weather will be possible, including tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail, and flash flooding. For those that do not want all of the details,…
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Analyzing Weekend Storm Chances

As of 10:15 PM, Rain is currently moving into the Huntsville metro area on a northeast track. No lightning has been observed with this activity over the past hour, so folks should only expect a decent downpour as this moves through. Once the rain moves through, areas of fog will begin to develop. There have…
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Dense Fog Expected For Monday Morning Commute

Low clouds, light precipitation and little wind will cause visibilites to be reduced in some areas for the Monday morning commute. A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for the following counties in north Alabama: Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb, Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Marion,…
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Severe Weather Likely Monday (1/2/17)

We are currently monitoring the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms across the area this New Years day. Starting with today, it does look like the bulk of showers will be focused on south/southwest Alabama as illustrated by the hi-res model run below: In addition, it does look like shower/thunderstorm development is possible this far…
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Windy Conditions Expected Overnight

As the cold front that brought rain and thunderstorms passes through the area overnight, windy conditions will develop as the front moves through. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for north-central and northeast Alabama that begins at 3:00 AM and goes through midnight Thursday. Windy conditions are expected elsewhere but the highest…
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Tornado Watch in Effect till 3:00 AM

The Storm Prediction Center has issued Tornado Watch #518 in effect untill 3:00 AM for the following counties in north Alabama: Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence, Limestone; counties in middle Tennessee: Hardin, Wayne, Lawrence and Giles; counties in Mississippi: Tishomingo, Itawamba and Monroe. The main concern with the ongoing thunderstorms will be damaging wind gusts, however…
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Severe Thunderstorms Likely Late Tonight Into Wednesday Morning

Yesterday we were on the short end of a hit-or-miss situation, with limited instability in the atmopshere but plenty of shear there was the possibility that we would just see heavy rain and wind – and for most areas – that’s all that was received with the exception of a few embedded thunderstorms for areas…
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High Wind Watch in Place for Northeast and north-central Alabama

A High Wind Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service in Huntsville for Madison, Marshall, DeKalb, Jackson counties in northern Alabama as well as Franklin, Lincoln and Moore counties in middle Tennessee. Additionally, a Wind Advisory is in effect for other areas of southern-middle Tennessee

Strong Winds and Lots of Rain on The Way!

Something we have been watching for over a week now is the potential for a few strong storms ahead of a cold front. All things have come together now and we can finally make a conclusion: With the ingredients in place that we have, we’re going to see things get windy on Monday. Sustained winds…
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North AL: Windy Conditions for Northeast Followed by First Freeze

Busy day on our Hazard Map as several areas are highlighted for a Wind Advisory or some kind of Freeze Watch or Warning. For the rest of today: A cold front will keep temperatures on the cool side with high’s only in the mid 50’s. The higher terrains of northeast Alabama and southern-middle Tennessee will…
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