Mickey Ferguson, WBRC FOX6 News

Mickey Ferguson


Birmingham, AL, United States

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Recent articles by Mickey:

FIRST ALERT: Freezing temps this morning, warm weather is approaching this week

It’s supposed to warm up to about 63 degrees at lunch…67 for a high today. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Chilly morning but plenty of sunshine this afternoon

We have temps in the low to mid 30s out there in some places! → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Still dry for the rest of the weekend with unreasonably high temps

Most of us are in the 60s, while average lows for this time of the year are in the upper 50s. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Rain returns for Labor Day

By tonight and into the overnight hours we have about a 40 percent chance of showers. → Read More

Clear skies and sunshine expected Thursday

Temps are very mild this morning, starting out in the 40s to 50s. → Read More

Mickey Ferguson

Mickey Ferguson is the lead weather forecaster for Good Day Alabama. He started his career in television on October 21, 1987, as a news producer at WJSU-TV in Anniston, Alabama. He got his first shot at being on the air by agreeing to do morning news updates. "No one else wanted to get up and be on at 4:20 a.m., so I jumped at the chance," said Mickey. He soon began reporting and anchoring the… → Read More

Look for scattered showers and storms today

Temperatures across our area began in the mid to upper 70s today. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Icy spots possible on roadways Friday morning

We could see some icy spots form on roadways, especially between 4-8 a.m. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Widespread rainfall expected Saturday

After the rain we should experience much colder air by Sunday. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Hot, dry conditions continue as we enter fall

Due to our very dry air, our atmosphere is like a dry sponge and most of the rain drops from an approaching front will never make it to the ground. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Chance of rain, storms increase for Tuesday

Severe storms are not expected Tuesday at this time. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Rain, storms possible Wednesday afternoon

It doesn’t look like you will need your umbrella this morning, but go ahead and grab it so you’ll be ready for some rain and storms for this afternoon. → Read More

Rain chances increase this weekend

We will likely see scattered showers and storms from Barry into early next week. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Afternoon showers possible today

Expect increasing clouds today and about a 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Another chance of afternoon storms today

Our model data is showing rain and thunderstorms developing west of I-65 around 3-4 p.m. and hanging around long enough to affect our evening rush hour. → Read More

Wet weather continues through the weekend

There doesn’t appear to be much of a break in the action for Sunday into Monday. → Read More

Video shows Chicago officers dragging, punching, using stun gun on high school student

Dnigma Howard, 16, was initially charged with two felonies after the incident. Those charges have since been dropped. The officers no longer work at the school. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Severe Threat for Saturday night into Sunday morning

Early Sunday morning is when we could see strong to severe storms in our area. → Read More

Washington Gov. Inslee officially launching presidential bid

Inslee is the first governor to join a Democratic primary that has been dominated by senators. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper also are eyeing presidential campaigns. → Read More

Rain today, some storms possible

There may be some rumbles of thunder today. In fact, a stronger storm can’t be ruled out, with small hail and gusty winds. No organized severe weather is expected. → Read More