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We're watching for severe weather this week and an update on a deadly DUI crash

We are looking at threats for damaging winds and even tornadoes on Wednesday. (Source: WBRC) We are looking at threats for damaging winds and even tornadoes on Wednesday. (Source: WBRC)

Good afternoon from the desk of Janet Hall.  Here are the stories we’re working on for WBRC FOX6 News this evening.
 
FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY

I hate to deliver bad news but it looks like we are in for some dangerous weather this week. Current models show severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes could be in our area Wednesday afternoon and overnight into Thursday. We are gearing up for it here at the station and want to be sure you are weather aware in the midst of the holidays. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that the model changes but let’s be ready no matter what. Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice will have the full rundown on WBRC FOX6 News a 5.

Suspected DUI driver charged with murder 

We are learning more about the woman and two 8-year-old boys who were killed Saturday night on their way home from a Christmas party when their car was hit by a suspected drunk driver. Lawrence Jason Bewley was arrested and charged with DUI and capital murder. We’ll have the full story at 5.

Crimson Tide basketball in Birmingham

This is a big night for UA basketball. It’s the first time in several years The Tide has played in Birmingham at the BJCC. We’ll have a live preview of the Bama vs Oregon game at 5.

Those stories and more beginning at 5 on WBRC FOX6 News. You can watch the newscast on air, online at WBRC.com or in the WBRC News app.

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