Jim

Summertime Setup

A few heavy thunderstorms will move slowly from northwest to southeast across parts of the region early on tonight.   Some of these storms have had the history of producing damaging wind gusts and hail earlier today, so caution is certainly…

1st Weekend Of Summer's Weather

A few heavy thunderstorms will be on the prowl through the first half of tonight; developing in advance of a cold front that will stall to our north.   While the main risk of severe weather will remain just to our…

Summer & Storms; Perfect Together?

Welcome to Summer!    That's at least what the calendar says.    While it's been hot of late, some thunderstorms will help temper the heat for a bit.   The first wave of higher moisture is funneling in from the western Gulf of…

Summertime!

The heat index once again topped the century mark Wednesday. Cooling thunderstorms were also absent.  However, that is going to change as early as Thursday afternoon. The combination of a cool front across the Plains, and tropical moisture from Texas…

The Solstice Is Coming; The Solstice Is Coming

The heat index once again topped the century mark today.   Cooling thunderstorms were also absent for most.  The end result is a very warm, sultry evening.  However, that is going to change as early as Thursday afternoon.   The combination of…

No Calendar Needed; It's Summer

There are some changes on the way.  Not so much in terms of humidity, although the heat will ease just a tad as the prospects of thunderstorms increases.   Some tropical moisture along the…

Heat Index Over 100 Again!

Extremely limited coverage to wet weather early tonight will combine with high heat and humidity to produce an uncomfortable outdoor dinner date. However, there are some changes on the way.  Not so much in terms of humidity, although the heat…

Reign Of Humidity

Heat and humidity will reign supreme this week.   Despite recent flash flooding in northwestern Russell County, Alabama, most areas will be hard pressed to pick up much rain throughout this week.   That said, an isolated thunderstorm will be on the…

Heat Index Near Or In Excess Of 100!

Heat and humidity will reign supreme this week.   Despite recent flash flooding in northwestern Russell County, Alabama, most areas will be hard pressed to pick up much rain throughout this week.   That said, an isolated thunderstorm will be on the…

Humidity Lurking

A compact low pressure system over southern Alabama will move little before washing out later this weekend.  The mainstay is the high humidity! This same area of low pressure, albeit weakening, will work…