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Flood Watch Continues Overnight Through Wednesday

A Flood Watch continues overnight through Wednesday for the majority of the viewing area. Waves of rainfall are expected over the next few days along a stationary frontal boundary that's sitting right over the area. The…

Mayor Proclaims Auburn Pollinator Week on June 19 - 25

According to a press release, Bee Auburn, a celebration of pollinators and their impact on our health, history, culture, society and economy is coming to Auburn the week of June 19 – 23, 2017. The weeklong event will feature educational…

Flooding After Record Breaking Rainfall

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) -  Saturday in Montgomery, Alabama held record-breaking rainfall for May 20th. 8.15 inches fell. The last record was set in 1980 at 2.0 inches. The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency spent Sunday morning assessing property around the…

Juvenile Reportedly Threatened a School Graduation Online

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A juvenile is facing charges after a social media post threatened a school's graduation in Montgomery. Police in Montgomery confirmed the threats Sunday. Sgt. Jarrett Williams told WSFA-TV that police were made aware on Saturday of…

Senior Athletes Heading to Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — About 10,000 senior athletes are headed to Birmingham for a major sporting event, and organizers are trying to recruit 3,000 volunteers to help stage the competition. The National Senior Games begins in the state's largest city…

Showers and Thunderstorms Through Wednesday

Don’t forget the umbrella today. We will see scattered showers and thunderstorms by the afternoon with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. There is some risk for severe weather with gusty…

Threat of Flash Flooding Continues in Alabama

Parts of Alabama saw record-breaking rain that led to flooding over the weekend. More flooding is expected. Several neighborhoods in Montgomery surpassed a 37-year-old record for rainfall. A total of 8.15 inches of rain fell…

Heavy Rain to Start Week; Cooler and Drier to End It

After some parts of the area saw heavy rainfall over the weekend, another in a series of impulses will approach the area Monday afternoon, bringing a renewed chance of showers and thunderstorms. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for…

Proposed Gas Tax Wins Deadliest Bill of the Session

Alabama lawmakers ended their 2017 session by declaring a proposed gas tax increase as the deadest bill of the legislative session. Representative Bill Poole of Tuscaloosa won the shroud award for the bill that if approved would have raised the…

Alabama School Dealing With an Outbreak of Scabies

Heading into the final week of classes Monday morning, one Alabama school is dealing with a scabies outbreak. All this weekend, parents have been scrambling to get their kids tested and wondering what to do come Monday. They recently got…

ALEA Offers 7 Tips for a Safe Memorial Day Weekend

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) doesn’t play when it comes to being safe while having fun – particularly during Memorial Day Weekend.   This year’s official holiday travel period runs from 6 a.m. Friday, May 26, to midnight Monday,…

Exclusive: Officer Allan Brown Resigns

It's been about a week now since a Russell County Grand Jury cleared Officer Allan Brown of any criminal wrong doing but as of today, and on the heels of the Columbus Police…

State Oversight in Faith-Based Daycare's to Soon be Decided

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers will decide whether to bring some state oversight to faith-based day cares. The bill has been stalled in the Alabama Senate since early May. Child advocacy groups will make a push to bring the…

Keep the Umbrella Handy for the Weekend

Partly cloudy skies today with highs staying in the upper 80s to low 90s. Showers and thunderstorms will develop over the course of the weekend and will bring daytime highs down to the…

Republican Greer Angered Alabama's Legislatives

Republican Lynn Greer angered members of Alabama’s legislative black caucus due to an email critics said was racist. “We have been subjected to the most racial insult that I’ve ever seen,” said Rep. John Knight from the Alabama State Legislature.…

Qualifying closed in the Race for U.S. Senate in Alabama

Qualifying is over for political parties in the race to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former seat in the U.S. Senate. Wednesday May 17th qualifying ended with a large field in both the GOP and Democratic parties. 11 Republicans and…

Autism Bill on its Way to the Governor's Desk

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama bill requiring some insurers to cover autism treatment for children is on its way to the governor. The state House of Representatives voted unanimously Thursday morning to go along with Senate changes and send…

U.S Senate Candidates

The deadline to run for Senate seat, previously held by Mobile, Alabama's Jeff Sessions is Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Jeff Sessions is now the U.S. Attorney General. U.S. Sen. Luther Strange, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, Roy Moore, and Trip Pittman…

It's That Time of Year: AM Sun, PM T'Storms Possible

It's that time of year again. No, not the holidays, but our transition from sunny days to sunny days that end up with thunderstorms! We're going to add a bit of gulf moisture over the next few days that will…

Habitat Around the Heart Fundraiser

Habitat for Humanity is inviting you to a fun filled night to help them raise money for their organization. It’s their annual fundraiser, Habitat Around the Heart. The money raised helps them build future homes in the Auburn and Opelika…

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