Birmingham metro residents may want to pick up a few batteries and extra non-perishable food items while they are out purchasing flowers and a card to celebrate Valentine’s Day today.Continue reading “Be prepared: Winter Storm advisories issued for Birmingham Metro”
On the second day of 2020 I had a premonition.
Back on January 2, 2020, while covering the Birmingham Bowl between the Cincinnati Bearcats and Boston College Eagles at Legion Field, it rained so hard that day, when we entered the “Gray Lady” the PA announcer started playing Burt Bacharach’s infamous song “raindrops are falling on my head.”Continue reading “2020 was the 5th wettest year in Birmingham history”
Ever since the massive April 2011 tornados ripped through Birmingham and North Alabama, I’ve had hard hats and bike helmets stored in my basement. You can never be too prepared for severe weather in the Magic City.Continue reading “Be prepared Birmingham. National Weather Service forecasts a stormy Easter.”
Other than talk about the coronavirus, the number one conversation amongst Birminghamians has been the massive amounts of rainfall we’ve had since the beginning of 2020.
According to the Friday, January 10, 6:00a.m. forecast released by the U.S. National Weather Service Office, residents of Birmingham and Central Alabama need to prepare for severe weather on the morning and afternoon of Saturday, January 11th.
Coinciding with “Severe Weather Awareness Week” in Alabama (February 17-23), Birmingham is expected to accumulate between 6 to 8 inches of rain within the week of February 15 to February 21.
Birmingham and North-Central Alabama weather in 2018 had a little bit of everything… hail, tornadoes, a heat wave and year-ending flash floods.
The National Weather Service (NWS) Birmingham Office has issued a Heat Advisory for today. The Service predicts temperatures will hover between 92-95 degrees and heat indices will reach or exceed 105 degrees for many locations in Central Alabama this afternoon till Friday.
A quick morning update about subtropical depression Alberto that has been moving northward all night since it made landfall yesterday. Good news, it will pretty much be a rain event, nothing serious. According to the National Weather Service Birmingham Office there is a Flash Flood Watch all day till 7:00pm.
If you had plans for a cookout or a couple of extra days off after Memorial Day, the U.S. National Weather Service Birmingham Office is predicting a rainy Monday through Wednesday as a result of subtropical storm Alberto.
The National Weather Service in Birmingham and local television stations are issuing winter weather advisories in Alabama for Tuesday, January 16th. Snow is on the way. Continue reading “Is Birmingham in for a repeat of the 2014 Snow storm?”
Got plans to be outside at 11:59 p.m. tonight on New Year’s Eve?
Bham Now is closely monitoring the National Weather Service -Birmingham Facebook page and local weather stations for updates on Hurricane Nate.
Birmingham and Alabama residents have been anxiously watching Hurricane Irma reports and maps over the past couple of days.
And our apprehension has ratcheted up a notch over the last 24 hours, with new models showing Birmingham and Eastern Alabama within the path of Irma.