Recent Articles

  • A Close Look at Thursday’s Stormy Weather

    Posted on: 6:12 pm, December 18, 2012, by

    We have been talking about stormy weather coming in on Thursday for several days now, and we are starting to...
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  • Apollo 17: 40th Anniversary of the Last Lunar Mission

    Posted on: 5:03 pm, December 11, 2012, by , updated on: 05:41pm, December 11, 2012

    (WHNT) – Forty years ago today, astronauts aboard Apollo 17 took their first steps on the moon. On the night...
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    Image Credit: NASA
  • Earth’s Closest Encounter With Jupiter Until 2021!

    Posted on: 8:35 pm, December 2, 2012, by

    Today, Earth will pass between Jupiter (the largest planet in our solar system) and the sun, which means planet Jupiter...
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  • Near Record High Temperaures!

    Posted on: 9:10 am, December 2, 2012, by

    As you step out the door this morning, you may be thinking it’s springtime, rather than December. Morning lows for...
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  • A Look Back at the 1989 Airport Road Tornado

    Posted on: 7:32 am, November 15, 2012, by , updated on: 07:36pm, November 15, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the 1989 Airport Road tornado, one of the deadliest tornadoes...
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  • Could Lake Guntersville Freeze Over Again? How To Be Prepared For This Winter

    Posted on: 4:30 pm, November 13, 2012, by , updated on: 10:36am, November 14, 2012

    Even though North Alabama and southern middle Tennessee don’t experience the harsh winters like the northern states, we still get...
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  • Some Sleet or ‘Soft Hail’ Reported In Several Spots

    Posted on: 2:02 pm, November 7, 2012, by

    (WHNT) – We have been getting some reports of “hail” from several viewers over the past 30 minutes or so. ...
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  • Possible Meteorites Have Been Found In Alabama

    Posted on: 9:35 pm, October 31, 2012, by

    8:30PM UPDATE: Dr. Bill Cooke of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center: Update on our visitor from the asteroid belt: 1)...
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  • Team Searching For Meteorites In Alabama

    Posted on: 2:23 pm, October 31, 2012, by , updated on: 07:32pm, October 31, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A team is searching for meteorites in Alabama after a fireball streaks across the sky Monday...
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    This photo shows meteorites from other events, not the one on Tuesday, October 30.
  • Did You See The Bright Streak In The Sky?

    Posted on: 9:12 pm, October 30, 2012, by , updated on: 01:03am, October 31, 2012

    (WHNT) – Multiple reports on social media and phone calls have come into the station about a fireball in the...
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  • Sun Halos, Sun Dogs & More, Thanks To Sandy

    Posted on: 4:56 pm, October 30, 2012, by , updated on: 11:35am, October 31, 2012

    (WHNT) – A rather stunning sight occurred over the Tennessee Valley today, thanks in part to high cirrus clouds that...
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    Photo by Jessie Brown, taken near Danville High School
  • Sandy Shaping Up To Be A Historic Storm

    Posted on: 12:41 pm, October 29, 2012, by

    As of the 10:00 am advisory, Hurricane Sandy has strengthened and now has maximum sustained winds of 90 mph (a...
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