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Americans Will Use More Solar, Wind Power In 2021

(CNN) - U.S. electricity from renewable sources will soon surpass coal. Coal has been the cornerstone of the power industry for decades but its usage continues to decline due in part to the rise of cheap natural gas. The…

Dangerously Cold Tonight

Freeze Warning Tonight 6:00 PM to Wednesday 10:00 AM CST for Lee County, AL, Chambers County, AL Freeze Warning Tonight 6:00 PM to Wednesday 10:00 AM CST for Russell County, AL, Barbour County,…

Hot, Less Humid

We'll be hotter than normal through the weekend and stay rain-free until a slight chance of rain enters the forecast Sunday. Not looking at record daytime highs, but we'll hover 5-8 degrees above…

Stormy Start To Weekend

Warmer weather is certainly upon us.   However, the price to pay for that warmth is wet weather; perhaps even isolated severe weather. Rain returns to the region as a wave of low pressure runs along the gulf coast/panhandle of…

Colder, Windier & Wetter Weather Ahead

Clear skies will return for a large part of Thanksgiving night.  While it will not be as cold as recent nights, it will remain below average, temperature-wise. A cold front will approach from the north by daybreak on Friday.  …

Cold Soaking Wet

Wet weather combining with our latest dose of cold air made for a bit of a struggle so far today and tonight. Temperatures will be steady or slowly rising throughout the night as rain continues to surge northward out…

Marginal Risk for Severe Weather Tuesday

Bad News: Severe weather is possible Tuesday. Good News: The chance is lessening. A front will slam up against moisture rich warm air as it pushes into the region Tuesday and hover over…

Severe Storms Thursday Afternoon

A cold front will push through the area today producing the possibility of severe weather out ahead of it. Strong thunderstorms are likely with some producing damaging winds, hail, periods of locally heavy…

Hurricane Michael Arriving Later Wednesday

Hurricane Michael made it to Category 3 status earlier Tuesday, making it a major hurricane with sustained winds over 110 mph. The forecast path of the storm continues to lie in the panhandle of Florida Wednesday afternoon before making…