Stephen Bowers

My interest in meteorology started with a pair of hurricanes in the mid-90s, and it snowballed (no pun intended) from there. I went to both Pensacola State College and to Florida State University, and started my career at WCTV in Tallahassee, Florida. I have served as Chief Meteorologist at WTOK in Meridian, Mississippi, at KOAA in Colorado Springs, and now at WAAY31!

I have had the opportunity to cover everything from tornadoes and hurricanes, to blizzards and ice storms. Including the April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak. Floods and wildfires have also been in the mix. I have been honored by the Associated Press with numerous awards for my weather coverage.

I am excited to be in Huntsville and closer to my hometown of Pensacola, Florida. The weather is dynamic, and I will be tracking dangerous conditions to help keep you and your family safe.

Recent Posts by Stephen Bowers

Rain likely through next week with brief breaks

Rain is increasing, and while some occasional, brief breaks are possible, several consecutive waves of rain will bring almost 8 inches to much of the Tennessee Valley.

Persistent, prolonged rain begins Friday

Rain will begin Friday and it could fall through at least next Friday with only brief breaks.

Rainy pattern locked in, more rain on the way

Our break from the rain won't last much longer. More rain is on the way.

Rain exits, chill enters, more rain on the way

Our rain is over for now, but more is on the way for late this week. The break from the rain will be brief and cool.

Rain can fall heavily at times through Tuesday

Rain will grow increasingly widespread through Tuesday morning, and it will fall through most of Tuesday.

Chill lingers through Saturday

Saturday will be cool and dry, but more rain is on the way. It starts Sunday.

Thursday night rain leads to a colder Friday

Colder air will bring an end to the record warmth starting Friday. The approach of that colder air can be rainy at times Thursday night.

A few showers Thursday, then rain likely Thursday night

A cold front will bring an end to the warmth, and it will also bring more rain to the Tennessee Valley.

Areas of Heavy rain tonight, then mostly dry Wednesday

A cluster of heavy showers and a few thunderstorms will track across the Tennessee Valley this evening. The last of the rain will end by 2 AM, then Wednesday will stay mostly dry.

Clouds hold on, but rain stays scarce

Aside from brief, spotty showers most of us will likely stay dry through Tuesday. The clouds will make the sky look rainy, though.

Huntsville
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Hi: 65° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 51°
Florence
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Hi: 59° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 53°
Fayetteville
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Hi: 61° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 50°
Decatur
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Hi: 63° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 46°
Scottsboro
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Hi: 61° Lo: 39°
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