National Weather Service Birmingham issues heat advisory and helpful tips for this week

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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.

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Alberto Update: Prepare for a rainy Memorial Day ‘back to work’ rush hour in Birmingham

Screen shot of the National Weather Service map of subtropical depression Alberto moving toward Birmingham.

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.

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Expect a rainy Memorial Day and beginning of the week thanks to subtropical storm Alberto 

Graphic from the National Weather Service Birmingham Office predicting rainfall between 2-6 inches in Central Alabama from Memorial Day to Wednesday.

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.

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Birmingham stay safe in Irma’s path. Here’s what you need to do now.

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Map of the EURO model posted on Facebook by meteorologist Dan Satterfield. According to Satterfield the EURO model has been the most accurate.

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.

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