Our area has had consecutive days of hot conditions and severe weather threats. Today is no different.

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The Friday morning severe weather threat has ended. Now, we are monitoring soaring heat index values and the potential for additional strong to severe storms in our area later today.

READ MORE: Heat Index Values Could Soar Up to 107 in Portions of Alabama

Friday Risk Areas

The Storm Prediction Center has portions of Alabama under a “Marginal Risk” zone. This includes the following Townsquare Media coverage area counties:







Tuscaloosa (good sized portion of the county)

Possible Threats

We are monitoring the potential for damaging winds up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail.


Currently, the timeframe is between Noon and 7 p.m.

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

Saturday and Sunday Outlook

This weekend you can expect a mix of sun, clouds, and scattered showers and storms. Plus, hot and humid conditions.

James Spann, ABC 33/40, and Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa Chief Meteorologist said that the "chance of any one spot getting wet both days is near 40 percent.”

(Source) Click here to follow the Facebook Page for James Spann. For more from the National Weather Service Birmingham, click here. For more from the Storm Prediction Center, click here. 

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