Nicondra began her broadcasting career in 1999 with WAKA, the CBS affiliate, in Montgomery, AL. She spent almost six years in Alabama as weekend, then later, morning meteorologist. She is a proud member of the American Meteorological Society, The National Weather Association and The National Association of Black Journalists.
Hot and muggy conditions prevail under the sinking air. Temperatures will rise into the low to mid-90s through the afternoon with heat indices pushing the triple digits. The odd shower could break through.
Plenty of moisture is still in place, but the main energy allowing for thunderstorms to develop is moving east. We will still have the opportunity for some rain into the evening, but it won’t be as widespread.
It’s the astronomical start of summer and technically the longest day of sun for the year in the northern hemisphere this Friday. The weather will definitely match the calendar with plenty of heat and daily storms.
Our respite to spring is done and the muggies are moving back in full force as high pressure moves on to the east. The circulation around that high is bringing our winds back around to the east southeast.
Earl Armstrong thinks back to a dangerous walk, “About halfway down I said I hope the road is still there down on that other end because if it wasn’t, we were going to have to swim." The 25-year-old, his father and uncle had planned to stay in his house, but the wind proved too much early on.
Gorgeous Saturday and there is more to come. A southerly flow off the Gulf of Mexico continues through most of the week as high pressure hovers just to our east. Expect rain to stay away, but moisture to increase over the next few days with temperatures gradually warming into the middle 80s by the e