The 2023 summer in West and Central Alabama will be known for excessive days of heat along with an unusual amount of severe weather.  On deck for today is no surprise, more heat.

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The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued an “Excessive Heat Warning” for dangerously hot conditions where heat index values are expected to reach up to 115 degrees.

This warning goes until 9 p.m. and covers West and Central Alabama. Including the Townsquare Media coverage areas that include the following:











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When is Fall?

If you are like most Alabamians, you are probably wondering when the cooler weather is set to start. Depending on which calendar you follow, Fall either starts on September 1 with the astronomical calendar or on the September Equinox on September 23.

Bring On the Cooler Weather

Now this doesn’t always mean the cooler weather coincides with the calendar. However, we might feel a slight cool down for a short window of time this week.

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James Spann, ABC 33/40, and Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa Chief Meteorologist said that tomorrow (Tuesday) “an airmass change begins over North Alabama with highs dropping into the mid to upper 80s. South Alabama remains hot and humid with highs in the 90s.”

Then “dry, continental air pushes deep into the state by Wednesday. Humidity levels will be lower, highs will be under 90 over the northern half of the state, and we start the day with lows in the 60-65 degree range across the northern and central counties,” said Spann. “Some of the cooler spots might even reach the upper 50s for a touch of fall.”

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