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Chilly Start To Easter Weekend

Colder weather is now funneling in behind our latest storm.  Although a shower will dot the landscape into Saturday, most of the time will be rain-free, brisk and chilly. Clouds will win out…

Stormy Friday, Awesome Weekend

Strong to severe storms passing through this morning will push out of our area by late morning, but there will still be a chance for showers in the afternoon. This cold front will usher…

Not Out Of The Woods Yet For Severe Storms

Most thunderstorms earlier Thursday night bypassed Columbus to the north and west.  However, additional heavy storms are forming across portions of Alabama as a tropical warm front surges northward in advance of a western cold front.  As these storms…

Severe Thunderstorm Threat Tonight

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3AM EASTERN; 2AM CENTRAL...... A squall line of intense thunderstorms, some severe with damaging winds, will press across the region tonight from west to east. Precautionary plans should already be in…

Severe Storms Tonight

A squall line of intense thunderstorms, some severe with damaging winds and a tornado, will press across the region tonight from west to east.   Precautionary plans should already be in place, such as…

Storms Moving in Tonight

Clouds increasing this afternoon, but staying dry ahead of a cold front that will bring a chance for strong to severe storms late tonight/early tomorrow morning. With sufficient CAPE (potential energy) and strong wind…

Watch Out For Storm Scammers

Natural disasters like wildfires, storms, tornadoes and hurricanes, often bring out the best in people, as strangers reach out to help others in need. Unfortunately, the aftermath of a crisis also…

City of Opelika Easter Egg Hunts

City of Opelika Easter Egg Hunts: Flashlight Egg Hunt: Thursday, April 18 Moore Stadium 7:30 p.m. CST 3rd, 4th and 5th graders Bring flashlight & basket Underwater Egg Hunt: Friday, April…

Tranquil Start Thursday; Terrible End For Some

Some harmless high clouds will occupy the nighttime sky.  Meanwhile, milder weather continues to arrive in advance of our next cold front. This cold front will press east of the Mississippi River Thursday,…

Another Dry & Warm Day

High pressure shifting offshore will allow moisture to begin filtering in, so we will start to see some cloud cover today, but we do stay dry as highs warm into the low 80s. Still…

Downtown Auburn Spring Events

List of events and updates in Downtown Auburn: Sip & Shop: Thursday, April 18 (Pending Severe Weather: it will be rescheduled if cancelled because of weather) Downtown Auburn Shops 2 p.m.-8 p.m. CST…

Triggerman Who Executed Seale Couple Revealed During Hearing

The triggerman responsible for the execution of a Seale couple was revealed during a preliminary hearing in Russell County Tuesday morning. Co defendants Joshua Pickard and Daryus Sullivan were escorted inside the courtroom where…

Warmer Afternoons Ahead

A quiet Tuesday night, weather-wise, will give way to a spectacular Wednesday.  If you have any outdoor plans, you can most certainly keep them!  Do keep in mind there can be some haze…

A Warm and Dry Tuesday

We will see a return to warmer temperatures today and tomorrow and we will also stay dry as high pressure remains dominant for now. This will change as a strong system pushes in Thursday.…

Calm In-Between Storms

No blanket of clouds and a fresh cool air mass will lead to jacket weather on the way out the door tonight and Tuesday morning. Sunshine Tuesday will allow for a nice afternoon,…

DINING FOR CHARITIES: Reese's Kitchen

Reese's Kitchen, in Columbus, is now part of our Dining for Charities Deal! The deal is $25 for $15. They serve all things Southern Cuisine: Pork chops, meatloaf, collared greens, vanilla cake, all…

Clearing Skies for Monday, More Severe Weather Late Week

After our severe weather episode yesterday, Monday morning is starting out chilly and raw with temperatures in the 40s and 50s and gusty northwest winds making it feel colder. Clouds should decrease by afternoon,…

Windy Sunday; Severe Weather Threat Over

The most intense core of storms have come and gone on this Sunday.   That said, a brief shower and thunderstorm can still pop up in a few spots before the day is done.   Gusty winds will continue into this evening. …

Heavy Storms Continuing

A tornado watch is in effect until 2pm edt this afternoon; the exception is Quitman, Randolph and Clay counties which are under a tornado watch until 4pm. Rain with embedded intense thunderstorms will continue to move eastward through the early…

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