Fred Hunter, WBRC FOX6 News

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Recent articles by Fred:

FIRST ALERT: A Dense Fog Advisory in effect Saturday morning

A Dense Fog Advisory continues through 9 a.m. with a cloudy weekend forecast and a chance for showers. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: A cloudy, cool beginning for the second half of the weekend with warmer days ahead

The clouds will linger through most of the morning but with limited moisture little to any rain is expected. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Returning rain chances followed by much colder air

As a cold front moves south and east through early afternoon, rain chances will be increasing overnight. → Read More

FIRST ALERT for it to cool off quickly once the sun goes down

The winds circulating around the ridge of high pressure will allow winds to become more westerly bringing somewhat warmer conditions this afternoon with highs around 60. → Read More

An Autumn Gift

Colors will be peaking for the next several weeks so make plans now to see the reds, oranges, and yellows before it is too late. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Gradual return to sunshine by afternoon, rain returns later this week

We are expecting drier air to filter in through the day bringing a return to sunny conditions by this afternoon. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Another cloudy, damp forecast for the beginning of the weekend

There will continue to be some areas of patchy fog which may reduce visibility in some area. → Read More

Protecting the Coast

Prime coastal habitat, sea turtles, marine mammals, birds, and oysters in Alabama will benefit from the recent approval of almost $100 million in funding from the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) process that distributes restoration funds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Morning rain followed by breezy, cooler conditions for the weekend

This cool, dry air mass will likely remain in place at least through the middle of next week. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: A wet weather pattern through mid-week

An area of low pressure combined with a front will help produce showers and isolated thunderstorms during the day. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Increasing clouds and rain chances through the weekend

With this increase in moisture there may come a few scattered showers or even a thunderstorm this afternoon → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Flash Flood Watch canceled for portions of West Alabama, flooding still possible in some areas

There is potential for one to two inches of rain with locally higher amounts. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: A dry start to the weekend, but showers & storms possible by Labor Day

Partly cloudy skies are expected through the day with highs in the 85–88 degree range across most of the area. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Afternoon storms possible with building Heat Index Values

There is still a good chance for late afternoon or early evening thunderstorms through tonight. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Heavy rainfall could lead to possible flooding

Heavy rainfall from thunderstorms may lead to localized flooding today. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: A hot, humid Sunday with rising temperatures and rain chances this week

With ample sunshine, temperatures under mostly clear skies will be around 92, near normal for this time of year. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: A warm weekend with a chance for isolated showers

A warm, humid weekend with triple digit heat index readings returning next week. → Read More

Cooler temperatures Monday, lower rain chances

Lower humidity with limited rain chances and milder temperatures are expected this week. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: The Heat Advisory continues with more strong storms possible today

This morning very muggy conditions remain with some limited rain chances in areas to the north and east. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Prepare for a hot, humid weekend with possible tropical development in The Atlantic

Other than the usual afternoon thunderstorms no hazardous weather is expected at this time. → Read More