The GOES-R (geostationary operational environmental satellite) will take the place of other, older satellites in orbit now.
Central Alabama is no stranger to significant winter weather impacts, and the past two winter seasons are testaments to that.
Extreme to exceptional drought conditions continue throughout the state.
More moisture is forecast to increase across the area Wednesday into Thursday. Relative humidity will increase along with cloud cover. Howev…
Oak Mountain State Park superintendent Kelly Ezell says the colors in the park this Fall are muted, compared to the vibrant colors seen here…
Still very warm weather for the weekend
Things will be chilly to start, but will warm up nicely Sunday afternoon.
We could still have extreme and exceptional drought conditions for months, unless significant rainfall comes.
We are now behind a cold front, with gusty wind, dry air and a Red Flag Warning in place.
Alabama also has a secondary severe weather season in the fall.
Get ready for a real shot of Autumn weather but dry weather continues
As of around 2 PM we had some very light rain showing up on the radar in the SW corner of Central Alabama
Any rain that falls will be light too. There will not be widespread rain. Just small, intermittent pockets, at best.
The ongoing drought continues to be the big story, as we marked day number 25 of no rain officially in Birmingham
There is just NO rain in the forecast for the next several days