Important Notice

None of our Team members are members of the National Weather Service, nor are any of us affiliated with them directly. We do not issue Warnings or Watches of our own. Any messages sent out by our Team members are opinions of their own.

Our Coverage Area and Team

Our Coverage Area focuses on north and central Alabama. Our Team members are responsible for 7 different counties, some of them being cross-covered for better quality.

The Alabama counties of Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Morgan, Cullman, DeKalb, and Jackson are covered by Andrew and Jacob in the North Alabama region.

Benjamin and Andrew cross-cover Marion, Winston, Cullman and Blount counties in the northern half of central Alabama.

Aaron and Benjamin cross-cover the west-central Alabama counties of Lamar, Fayette, Walker, Pickens, Tuscaloosa and Hale.

Benjamin is responsible for the central Alabama counties of Jefferson, St. Clair, Shelby, Bibb, Chilton, Coosa and Talladega.

Coverage Zone 3 is for northeast Alabama and is covered by Andrea and Jacob for the Alabama counties of Jackson, DeKalb, Cherokee, Etowah, Calhoun, Marshall and Cleburne.

Meet The Team

Andrew Kratochvil

Andrew AWP Avatar

Nowcaster, Webmaster, Founder

Benjamin Appleby

Benjamin AWP Avatar

Webmaster, Nowcaster

Andrea Hinkle

Andrea AWP Avatar


Jacob Hamilton

Jacob AWP Avatar


Aaron Appleby

Aaron AWP Avatar


Justin Gentry


The available positions at Alabama Weather Prediction.


Responsible for getting the information from reliable sources, such as the National Weather Service, Storm Prediction Center and other reliable media outlets, relaying them to our Slack Workspace which in turn gets sent to our website.


Handles managing the website, keeping posts, and content up-to-date. Handles any modifications, issues, and resolves them promptly.

AWP Messenger

Will handle messages send to our Facebook Page and answer them promptly.


Assists with testing features, designs, elements on our Staging website before they are pushed to our Live site.