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  1. Mike S

    Winter WX Potential Winter Mischief 1/16

    WAFF's Brandon Spinner with a very good write up on possible impacts for North Alabama: https://www.waff.com/2022/01/13/first-alert-breakdown-our-potential-rain-changing-snow-sunday/
  2. Mike S

    U.S. Space and Rocket Center in immediate danger of closing permanently

    They need to raise $1.5 million by the end of October to remain open. https://whnt.com/news/huntsville/watch-live-u-s-space-and-rocket-center-in-jeopardy-of-permanently-closing-must-raise-1-5-million-by-the-end-of-october/?fbclid=IwAR30vZ7fLXvfbJVcHHcZEjMMJCgLqfVJJm8QDE__HMUfy26bpc6hExBQK6c
  3. Mike S

    Bart Starr dead at the age of 85

    Somber weekend for football fans in this state.
  4. Argus

    May 6 and 7 2003 tornado outbreaks in Georgia and Alabama

    As many of you know, May 6 and 7, 2003 were the days that Georgia and Alabama were affected the most by that outbreak event. I was wondering if any TV news coverage has been posted online from the TV stations in Alabama and Georgia of that event. Also, feel free to share your memories of...
  5. jmills

    Severe WX Sunday March 3 Severe Threat

    Over the past day or two, the Euro has been consistent in depicting an embedded shortwave with associated surface cyclogenesis across AL/GA on Sunday. A broad warm sector spreads across the area and with a good amount of shear, it looks like severe weather, including tornadoes, is a good bet...
  6. jules

    Top 10 AL Weather Events?

    Hi everyone! Been lurking around this forum since 2002 (seriously!). I was wondering, what would you say are the top 10 Alabama weather events of the past 50 years, and in what order would you rank them in terms of historical significance?
  7. StormStalker

    Alabama Governor's Race 2018

    I think we have the primaries coming up in June so who are y'all liking early in the campaign?
  8. A

    I need to find some storm spotters to interview for magazine article

    I am a freelance writer for Alabama Living. I am trying to put together an article for a Spring 2018 edition of the magazine on Storm Spotters and why they are especially needed in rural areas since the magazine appeals to a rural audience. If you are a storm spotter in a rural section of...
  9. Mike S

    Cool picture of Alabama

    Courtesy of WHNT's Jason Simpson Alabama as seen at night from the Space Station What other cities do you see? Atlanta is obvious. I'm pretty sure I see Jasper, Al, Columbus & Macon, Ga(possibly Valdosta as well) & Corinth, Tupelo & Oxford, Ms. Would the two brighter coast cities be Gulf...
  10. WesL

    Alabama Climate Report - April 2017

    With the exception of some hefty-sized hail associated with a storm system that went through in early April, it would seem the state got through the month largely unscathed. Preliminary reports are that Alabama was hit by eleven small tornadoes in April, with six people injured. That's below...
  11. Mike S

    Jonathan Allen article on The Players Tribune

    Great article penned by Allen himself on his time at Alabama and his feelings after the last Clemson game. https://www.theplayerstribune.com/jonathan-allen-goodbye-alabama-football/
  12. Lori

    Severe WX Severe Weather Awareness Week 2/19-24th 2017

    Governor Robert Bentley has declared February 19-24th, 2017, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Alabama. The National Weather Service, the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, and other supporting organizations ask for your help in providing the public with information about severe weather...
  13. PerryW

    US Tornado Fatality Trends (1950-2016 & 1990-2016)

    A couple of maps I created using official SPC Tornado Death statistics. The first map is the total number of tornado deaths by state from 1950 thru 2016 (a 67 year period of record). In 1950, technology for detecting tornadoes and warning the public was primitive when compared to today. For...
  14. Mike S

    Alabama OC Steve Sarkisian to the Atlanta Falcons

    Sark will be the new OC for Atlanta.
  15. WesL

    Alabama Governor Has Potential Issue With Misuse Of Campaign Funds

    http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/01/bentley_payments_to_mason_lawy.html#incart_river_home_pop Well now that he is about to appoint AG Strage to U.S. Senator Strange, will Bentley also get to appoint the replacement AG?