Author Archive: James Spann

James Spann is one of the most recognized and trusted television meteorologists in the industry. He holds the AMS CCM designation and television seals from the AMS and NWA. He is a past winner of the Broadcast Meteorologist of the Year from both professional organizations.

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Warm Through Saturday; Storms Late Saturday Night

Warm Through Saturday; Storms Late Saturday Night

| February 22, 2018 @ 3:40 pm

WEEKEND STORMS: Saturday will be a warm, breezy day with a high close to 80; a few scattered showers are possible. But, an organized band of rain and storms will move through late Saturday night into at least Sunday morning. SPC maintains the standard “slight risk” of severe storms for areas west of a line from Huntsville to Blount Springs to Northport to Emelle. A “marginal risk” has been defined for Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Anniston, and Gadsden.

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Cold Front To Push Through This Weekend

Cold Front To Push Through This Weekend

| February 22, 2018 @ 6:36 am

RADAR CHECK: A band of showers and storms is draped over Northwest Alabama this morning, just ahead of a cold front near the northwest tip of the state. The rest of the state is dry, and for most places, today will be just like yesterday. A mix of sun and clouds, record warmth this afternoon with a high around 80 degrees and only isolated showers. The band of rain over Northwest Alabama will diminish later today.

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Cold Front Over Far Northwest Alabama

Cold Front Over Far Northwest Alabama

| February 21, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

ON THE MAP: The cold front, representing the leading edge of very cold air over the western two-thirds of the nation, has actually slipped into the northwest corner of Alabama. Muscle Shoals has dropped into the upper 60s, but the rest of the state remains at record warmth with temperatures near 80.

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