FIRST ALERT: Storms are possible on Thursday

The remnants of Beta will impact us Thursday. Expect wet and stormy weather with the best chance for thunderstorms west of I-65 and south of I-20.

  Beta weakens to tropical depression, stalls over Texas coast

Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas further inland.
  • National

  Beta makes landfall on Texas coast as total rainfall remains an unknown

Beta was expected to move northeast along the Texas coast over the next couple of days, weakening into a depression, before heading into Louisiana sometime mid-week.

TOP STORIES

  Police: Sunday shootings in B’ham neighborhood linked to fight at Alabama State Fair Saturday

Initial numbers show decreases in community college, undergrad enrollments

  Birmingham restaurants and bars concerned about colder weather

  Absentee voting underway in Jefferson County

St. Clair County is latest victim of cyberattack

On September 21, 2020, around 7:00 p.m., St. Clair County was the target of the cyber-attack.
  • Coronavirus

  CDC to delay vote on who will get COVID vaccine

There’s general agreement among the CDC panel that frontline health care workers should be the first to get a vaccine when one is approved, but who gets priority after that?

How to donate to help those hurt by Hurricane Sally

Diaper drive to benefit Central Alabama mothers in need

Mortimer Jordan cancels game with Briarwood Christian due to COVID-19

  ADPH: More than 2,400 people have died from COVID-19 as over 146K test positive and more than 61K recover

  CDC: Avoid traditional trick-or-treating this Halloween

Hoover High School vandalized with political messages

UPDATE: Body of missing 66-year-old Tuscaloosa Co. woman found

Birmingham PD updates condition of officer hit by vehicle Monday morning at apartment complex

  • National

  ‘Unfathomable’: US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The bleak milestone, by far the highest confirmed death toll from the virus in the world, was reported by Johns Hopkins, based on figures supplied by state health authorities.

SPORTS

No. 9 Auburn ready for season opener vs. No. 20 Kentucky

Alabama continues prep for season opener vs. Missouri

MORE TOP STORIES

  COVID-19 in Alabama: Where are we with cases after Labor Day?

  Alabama preparing for record-breaking absentee voting

  Tuscaloosa City Schools looking to add touchless water fountains to school buildings

More than 150 Birmingham Public Library employees get furloughed due to financial shortfall

  CDC takes back guidance on COVID-19 transmission

The CDC updated a document on Friday saying there was growing evidence that airborne droplets after a sneeze, cough or talk can linger in the air longer and travel farther than once believed. But on Monday, the agency said that was a mistake.
  • National

  Senate GOP plans vote on Trump’s court pick before election

“If the nominee reaches the Senate floor, I intend to vote based upon their qualifications,” Romney said

  Mother loses two daughters to COVID-19

COVID-19 survivor still struggles with disease, but thankful

UAB hiring essential workers

  Ginsburg’s body will lie in repose at Supreme Court

EAST ALABAMA

St. Clair County is latest victim of cyberattack

  Jacksonville HS football game canceled Friday over COVID-19 case

  Noccalula Falls drawing crowds amid COVID-19

Lee County nursing home now allowing outdoor family visits

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