What a crazy start your Halloween! We woke up to rain and milder temperatures. Everyone started in the lower 70s, but that changed in a hurry. We dropped several degrees in just a few minutes with a strong cold front moving through. On television this morning, it was 58° at Huntsville International, while we were still at 68° in downtown Huntsville. Look at the temperature change from 5am to 9am!
That’s right we dropped 26° in four hours! Winds were also gusting over 30 mph through the morning commute. He is a look at the wind gusts around 7am this morning.
Some parts of the area had trees down and power outages. No “severe weather” officially, but it was definitely a potpourri of weather this morning. Here is a look at the some of the reports from the National Weather Service:
|hunchat||2019/10/31 7:03 AM||EM-Colbert-Smith||Damage reports from Colbert this morning: 0407 – Tree down at intersection of Colburn Mill Rd & Coburn Mountain Rd (Littleville) 0413 – Power Outage reported on Flatwoods Rd (New Bethel) 0421 – Tree down at Underwood Mtn Rd & Johnson Ln (New Bethel) 0450 – Transformer Fire at 205 Cottontown Ln (Leighton) 0505 – Tree down at Burton Hill Rd & Pickwick St (Sheffield) 0511 – Tree down at 4160 LaGrange Rd (LaGrange) 0615 – Tree down at Henderson Point Rd & Woodmont Dr (Tuscumbia) 0651 – Tree down at Treemont Dr & Woodmont Dr (Tuscumbia)|
Bundle up for trick-or-treating this evening! Temperatures will be in the 40s!
Now we get ready for plenty of cold air this afternoon through the weekend. There is a *FREEZE WARNING* up for the Tennessee Valley for Friday with four nights of lows in the 30s!