Five Year Anniversary of April 27, 2011 Tornadoes

Large area of pavement scoured from a road in Phil Campbell.


MONTGOMERY – Secretary of State John Merrill issued the following statement on the five year anniversary of the April 27, 2011 tornadoes.



Weather Alert Cancelled for the Shoals

Winter weather



The Winter Weather Advisory has been canceled for portions of the area, however remains in effect for Southern Tenn and Northeast Alabama.





Winter Storm Preparation Checklist

A safety checklist from The National Institute of Fire and Safety Training.

Winter Safety

Stay informed and know the weather approaching so you are prepared for whatever may be coming your way.


Dam Closed Because of Weather

If your travel plans include crossing Wilson Dam within the next few days, you will need to revise your trip. Wilson Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic from 2:30 p.m. today (12/30) until 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4. The forecasted low temperatures could cause icing on the bridge.


On this date in 1963

From Colbert County Tourism,

Fifty two years ago today, the weather forecast called for cold rain, possibly mixed with a little sleet, in north Alabama.


Sunset Christmas Eve, Florence, AL.

Photo by H. Wayne Nix, Creative Commons license.

Severe Storms for Wednesday

Severe thunderstorms are possible on Wednesday afternoon and evening. The primary threats are damaging winds and large hail with a secondary threat of tornadoes. Daytime highs will be in the low to mid 70s.