Gulf of Mexico

Tropics and Temperatures Continue to Heat Up

  Another hot summer day in late July. Temperatures continue to run several degrees above normal this week and I don't really see any relief through the weekend. Middle 90s are likely again…

The Summer Heat Wave Continues

Hot and humid conditions continue today and for the rest of the week. Above average normal temperatures (92 Normal High/ 73 Normal Low) have become the new normal for our area,unfortunately. The only…

Afternoon Storms And Heat Continue

  The daily routine of afternoon showers and thunderstorms will continue through today. Unfortunately, most of the showers and storms won't form before the thermometer climbs into the middle to upper 90s. Heat…

Better Coverage Of Afternoon Showers And Storms

  Expect a better coverage of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 2 PM. Southwesterly flow will continue to pump up warm moist air from the Gulf of Mexico today. Additional lift will…

Isolated Showers And Hot Today

  Isolated rain showers are possible today, mainly across our southwestern counties in Alabama. Expect highs to remain seasonable with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s today. Better chances of…

Dry Start For The First Of June

    A dry and warm forecast for the start of June. High pressure centered over the plains will continue to dominate our weather pattern for a few more days, before weakening and…

SUNGLASSES AND SHORTS WEATHER FORECAST

    Spring has officially arrived by the calendar.  Let's be truthful spring temperatures have been around for awhile in our viewing area.  Speaking of temperatures, highs today will be more like late…

Study: Deepwater Horizon Spill Worse Than Thought

(CNN) - A new study says the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was far bigger than originally estimated. It happened after an explosion and fire at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in 2010, which dumped about…