Alabama severe weather threat http://apr.org en Ala. Facing Severe Weather Threat Over Weekend http://apr.org/post/ala-facing-severe-weather-threat-over-weekend <p></p><p>Forecasters say Alabama is facing the threat of severe weather over the weekend.</p><p>The National Weather Service says temperatures will reach near record levels across the state on Saturday as moist air flows north off the Gulf of Mexico. That will be followed by drier air moving in from the west, bringing a chance of strong storms.</p><p>Forecasters say there's a medium to high chance of severe storms beginning Saturday night, and there's a low to medium chance of isolated tornadoes through Sunday afternoon.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 22:13:50 +0000 The Associated Press 43672 at http://apr.org Ala. Facing Severe Weather Threat Over Weekend Severe Storms Expected to Strike Much of Alabama http://apr.org/post/severe-storms-expected-strike-much-alabama <p>Forecasters are predicting severe storms for much of Alabama, but the risk of tornadoes will be relatively low.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The National Weather Service says the main threats from the Thursday afternoon and evening storms will be damaging straight-line winds and large hail.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The storms are expected to fire up ahead of a cold front that will enter northern Alabama early Thursday afternoon and push south into most of the state through the evening hours.<br> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 10:59:49 +0000 The Associated Press 32266 at http://apr.org Severe Storms Expected to Strike Much of Alabama Strong Weather System Could Spawn Severe Storms http://apr.org/post/strong-weather-system-could-spawn-severe-storms <P>Forecasters say severe storms will be possible in coming days over Alabama, bringing the threat of damaging straight-line winds and isolated tornadoes.</P> <P>The National Weather Service in Birmingham says powerful storms will be possible during the overnight hours of Wednesday night and into Thursday.</P> <P>Forecasters say a strong low pressure system will approach the region from the west on Wednesday, touching off the storms Wednesday night and Thursday.</P> <P>Along with the potential for some hail and isolated tornadoes, forecasters say localized flash flooding is also possible.</ Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:04:16 +0000 The Associated Press 28109 at http://apr.org Strong Weather System Could Spawn Severe Storms Heavy Rains, Brisk Winds Forecast for Alabama http://apr.org/post/heavy-rains-brisk-winds-forecast-alabama <P>Forecasters say severe storms are possible in southwestern Alabama, and strong winds are likely in north Alabama.</P> <DIV> <P>A cold front is moving in from the west, and a warm front is pushing north out of the Gulf of Mexico.</P> <P>The National Weather Service says the colliding systems are creating a risk of severe storms in Mobile and the surrounding area on Monday. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 13:33:09 +0000 The Associated Press 25573 at http://apr.org Heavy Rains, Brisk Winds Forecast for Alabama Forecasters Say Ala at Risk for Severe Weather http://apr.org/post/forecasters-say-ala-risk-severe-weather <DIV> <P>Forecasters say clashing weather systems are creating a chance for severe weather in Alabama.</P> <P>The National Weather Service says severe storms with damaging winds, heavy rains and isolated tornadoes are possible Tuesday night into Wednesday.</P> <P>The problem is an advancing cold front that's moving toward Alabama from the west. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:54:07 +0000 The Associated Press 23946 at http://apr.org Forecasters Say Ala at Risk for Severe Weather