Jason Smith

Jason Smith's Forecast Update

A very weak trailing cold front will drift into the area. Very isolated rain showers are also possible early. Skies should clear as we head into the afternoon. Temperatures will reach the low 80’s. Tonight will be mild with more patchy fog and a low near 60 degrees. The weekend looks fantastic with highs near 83 degrees both Saturday and Sunday. …

Hurricane resistant model home in Gulf Shores

Built by Defender Technologies it's being billed as a hurricane and tornado resistant home. The home, in a gated community off Fort Morgan Road, was designated as Fortified Gold. Defender Technologies said the home contains a variety of safety systems and structural changes that take it well beyond minimum code standards.

Storm topples RVs near Mississippi’s Gulf coast

A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, damaging or destroying about a dozen RV trailers at one campground, downing trees and power lines and cutting electricity in some areas. The storm blew through the Santa Maria RV Park in Gautier at around 8 p.m. Monday, knocking some trailers off their blocks and overturning or destroying others.…

Trees down at Evergreen Medical Center

The Evergreen Medical Center in Evergreen, Ala. suffered some damage Monday morning, April 7. The awning of one part of the medical center was damaged, and some trees blocked the emergency exit.…

Traffic beginning to flow on EB Bayway

Traffic is beginning to slowly flow again on I-10 eastbound on the Bayway. Earlier Monday morning, April 7, the Bayway was at a complete standstill due to an accident.…

Severe weather moves across Gulf Coast

A handful of tornado warnings have been issued and canceled as strong thunderstorms moved through the Gulf Coast area Monday morning, April 7.…

Flooding reported as rain drenches central Alabama

Parts of central Alabama were under a flash flood warning Monday morning as heavy rain continued to pelt the state's midsection. Some roads in Birmingham became impassable due to heavy rainfall.…
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Missing girl may be flood victim in Miss.

Police in Yazoo City, Miss., say a 9-year-old girl has been missing since Sunday evening, when she was last seen playing in flood waters outside the back door of her home. WLBT TV in Jackson reports that the girl was last seen around 7 p.m. she is believed to have jumped into flood waters outside the back door of her parent's house.…
Tornado Risk

Severe Risk Increases Tonight

The Storm Prediction Center has increased our risk of severe weather tonight and early Monday morning, particularly for the threat of tornadoes.…
Creola Hail

Hail reported in Creola, Saraland from storm

It was another loud night for many on the Gulf Coast as a severe thunderstorm rushed through the area in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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