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Due to threat of rain, the event has been moved indoors. more

People

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Emily Featherston

Drivers should use caution, particularly on secondary roadways. more

Schools

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Courtesy of NWS Birmingham

Motorists should monitor conditions closely as the system moves in. more

News

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Courtesy of NWS Birmingham

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning early Friday morning. more

News

Pizitz Weather Balloon

Sarah Finnegan

The students began their weather unit in classes about a month ago, and the release of the balloon was the culmination of those lessons. more

Pizitz

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The winter weather situation was becoming more clear Thursday afternoon. more

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Courtesy of Alabama Forestry Commission

After rainfall returned to the state, the Governor's office and Alabama Forestry Commission have lifted burning restrictions. more

News

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Photo by Ron Burkett.

Last December, heavy rains and severe weather had the greater Birmingham area feeling soaked through and afraid of flooding. But this year, Alabamians are praying for more rain. more

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Emily Featherston

The Birmingham Water Works Board issued the drought warning after continued dry conditions. more

News

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Courtesy of Vestavia Hills Fire Department

The ban on outdoor burning affects 46 counties in the state, including Jefferson and Shelby. more

News

Pizitz Weather Balloon Launch

Sydney Cromwell

The weather balloon traveled between 16 and 20 miles into the air before popping and returning to the ground. more

Pizitz

Dismissal times for each school will vary slightly. more

Schools

Friday will be rainy with a chance of thunderstorms and a high of 77 degrees. The low tonight is 63 degrees. more

Weather

Friday will be partly cloudy with a high of 72. The low tonight will be 52. more

Weather

Friday will be rainy with a high of 57. Showers continue into the evening with a low of 55. more

Weather

Friday will be sunny with clear skies and a high of 48. The low will be 28. more

Weather

Friday will be a mix of clouds and sunshine with a high of 40. The low tonight is 23. more

Weather

Friday will be partly cloudy with a high of 42 degrees. The low tonight is 35 degrees. more

Weather

Vestavia Hills City Schools recently became the first school system in Alabama to be named a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. more

Schools

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middle School teachers Diane McAliley and Tyler Tidmore set up the pay load for the weather balloon released on October 30, 2017. The 6th grade science teachers recieved a PTO grant to conduct the experiment with their students.

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middle School teacher Tyler Tidmore releases helium from a tank while 6th grade students George Phillips, left, and Luke Parsons, right, hold up the weather balloon as it inflates on October 30, 2017.

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middler School teachers Tyler Tidmore and Diane McAliley inflate a weather balloon with helium while 6th graders George Phillips and Luke Parsons assist.

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middle School students Luke Parsons, left, and George Phillips, right, test the wind speed using an anemometer on October 30, 2017. The 6th grade class launched a weather balloon as part of a PTO grant.

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middle School teacher Diane McAliley, right, secures the parachute for the pay load of their weather balloon with help from 6th grade students Luke Parsons, left, and George Phillips, center, on October 30, 2017.

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middle School teacher Diane McAliley lines up with 6th grade students to release their weather balloon on October 30, 2017.

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