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  • WSFA 12 News

Recent articles by Challis:

Alabama spends 4 quarters in the dust; pulls out 4OT win in historic Iron Bowl

It was a game of will power at Jordan Hare Saturday night. While some may argue over a lack luster technical performance by both teams, it was heart that brought them both to the final second. → Read More

Community steps up to honor Blount Co. veterans with Honor Fight

“For the people of Blount County to send us to Washington D.C. is an honor. There’s no words,” Mansell Gilmore said slowly, his face weathered and strong. His eyes holding back tears. “There’s no words.” → Read More

Behind the Front: J-P and Wes on how weather technology saves lives

This week on Behind the Front WBRC Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice and Meteorologist Wes Wyatt talk about the evolution of weather technology. → Read More

Behind the Front: Storm Anxiety

WBRC Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice talks with psychologist Dr. Josh Klapow to understand storm anxiety. → Read More

Behind the Front: Tornado Season

WBRC Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice talks about about the trends of tornadic activity with Kevin Laws, Science Operations Officer at the NWS in Birmingham. → Read More

Behind the Front: Forecasting recent winter weather

Weather this winter has varied in extremes. From tornadoes to freezing conditions, it’s been a busy First Alert season. → Read More

Behind the Front: Severe Weather Alerts

Weather radios are an indispensable part of weather safety. → Read More

Behind the Front: Northern Jefferson County tornado analysis

J-P Dice and Dr. Tim Coleman discuss the circumstances surrounding the EF-3 tornado that tore through northern Jefferson County and devastated communities in Fultondale and Center Point. → Read More

Behind the Front: The Baron Institute

The Baron Institute is a non-profit organization building a statewide mesonet and camera network. → Read More

Behind the Front: Viewer Mailbag

This week, Behind the Front is taking questions from our audience. → Read More

Behind the Front: Josh Gauntt & Hurricane Coverage

WBRC Chef Meteorologist J-P Dice is talking to WBRC reporter Josh Gauntt, who covers a variety of topics for us and lately has gotten a heavy dose of hurricane coverage. → Read More

Behind the Front: J-P’s Forecasting Tools

J-P Dice discusses some of the weather tools used in the forecast center that are also available at home. → Read More

Alabama Wide receiver Jaylen Waddle out for the season following injury.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - One of the Crimson Tide’s most explosive players, Jaylen Waddle, is out for the season following an injury in the first play of the game against the Tennessee Volunteers. Head Coach Nick Saban made the announcement during a halftime interview, confirming that the leg injury would indeed keep the receiver out for the rest of the season. → Read More

Behind the Front: An Active Tropical Season

WBRC Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice and WBRC meteorologist Jill Gillardi discuss this year’s historically active tropical season. → Read More

Alabama comes out on top 63-48 in back and forth battle against the Rebels

Each possession was an explosion of offense, riddled with creative play calling and unbelievable yardage on the ground and in the air for both the Tide and the Rebels. → Read More

Behind the Front: Weather-related aviation accidents

This week, Behind the Front is all about weather-related aviation accidents. → Read More

Stellar Alabama offense haunted by penalties in season opener against Missouri

The Alabama Crimson Tide is back in action and this season, it’s a 10 game SEC showdown that starts with the Missouri Tigers in Columbia Ms. → Read More

Behind the Front: Mike’s Weather Page

J-P Dice talks with Mike Boylan of Mike’s Weather Page. → Read More

Behind the Front: J-P answers your weather questions

WBRC Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice goes live on Facebook to answer pressing weather questions. → Read More

6 Off Script: Catch up with Jonathan and Catherine

It’s both insightful and exciting as our favorite co-hosts go over changes both at home and at work. → Read More