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Even with some rain, drought far from over

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The drought of 2016 is still developing in Alabama and the forecast for this week is only looking worse. On Thursday (10/20), the first real rain we’ve seen in about a month fell, but only in a few spots in Central Alabama. 489 more words


Scattered Sprinkles Around Sunday, Warmer Temps Coming

We actually had a few light showers move from south to north through the area this morning and afternoon. Showers were very light and didn’t amount to much, but the moisture in the air and the scattered sprinkles were a welcome sight. 476 more words


Drought conditions worsen across Central Alabama

ALABAMA (WIAT) — With long stretches of no rain, drought conditions are getting worse across Central Alabama. Dried up land and vegetation are not just fueling fires, but also putting a strain on farmers. 157 more words


"Stop burning stuff": parent issues warning after fire creeps toward backyard

CHELSEA, Ala. (WIAT) — Forestry officials banned outside burning across most of Alabama on Monday because of fast-spreading wildfires, and forecasters said there isn’t enough rain in the forecast to lessen the threat anytime soon. 230 more words


Dry Weekend, Warmer Temps Next Week

Dry, fall-like weather continues through the rest of Saturday and for the rest of the weekend. Temps have warmed up to near 80 this afternoon in Central Alabama. 431 more words


GBAHB Fall Community & Home Tour starts October 7th

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — If you’re looking for a new home, there’s a special event happening soon that could help in your search! The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders is hosting the Fall Community & Home Tour. 167 more words


Sunny, Warm with Storms South on Sunday

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — After some morning clouds, most of us enjoyed a mostly sunny sky and near average temperatures this afternoon, rising to the upper 80s. 456 more words