Tag Archives: Alabama

Douglasville, GA, to Dallas, TX, Weather: 11/12/21

I am continuing my trek west. I got hit by a rainy squall line in Atlanta yesterday, but all remained below severe limits. This morning, the weather has been sunny, with mild temperatures and calm winds. The NWS in Peachtree … Continue reading

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Columbia, SC, to Tuscaloosa, AL, Weather: 11/11/21

I am continuing my trek west. This morning, the weather has been partly sunny, with mild temperatures and calm winds. The NWS in Columbia, SC, forecasts (for Columbia, SC) a partly sunny day, with a 30% chance of showers and … Continue reading

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4/19/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

It is time to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred on 4/19/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 12 tornado reports and the data is still being processed. The SPC Storms Reports graphic is … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/19/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for Dixie Alley. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat, labeled SIG SEVERE. To summarize the SPC:  The warm sector ahead of a shortwave trough will … Continue reading

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4/12/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

It is time to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred on 4/12/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 54 tornado reports and the data is still being processed.  Unfortunately, there were at least five … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/12/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for Dixie Alley. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat. To summarize the SPC:  An ongoing Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) that produced tornadoes overnight continues on … Continue reading

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Little Rock, AR, to Atlanta, GA, Weather: 12/21/19

I will be traveling from Little Rock, AR, to Atlanta, GA, today.  This will be day 3 of our annual Christmas trip.  We probably could have pushed a little farther last night, but there isn’t a good place to stop … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #16

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week is of a developing cumulus field ahead of a cold front. There is a clear line of thicker clouds near the MS/AL border, and a healthy cumulus field in the warm sector of … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #8

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a view of the mid-latitude cyclone that is causing the severe weather in the south. I have marked the approximate locations of the cold front (blue) and warm front (red).  The warm … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 2/23/19

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk in Dixie Alley for this afternoon. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat ring. The 18 Z upper air sounding from Jackson, MS, shows a rich … Continue reading

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