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  Coldest start in nearly two years

Temperatures are into the mid-teens and low 20s out there to start our Wednesday. Close to record breaking cold for the second straight day!

Record cold likely with bitter cold overnight

  Freeze warning overnight; cold snap next week

  Court records show blood evidence found in Aniah’s SUV was hers, witness saw abduction

President Trump will attend Alabama-LSU game

  March of Dimes gives Alabama “F” when it comes to infant and maternal health

WATCH: Drone video released of escaped inmate being arrested after high-speed chase ends in Bessemer

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Funeral arrangements for DAR football player killed in wreck

  Reward jumps to $80,000 for missing Aniah Blanchard

Three-year-old N.C. girl at center of AMBER Alert has been found

Power restored following storms in Huntsville

UFC president offers $25K reward in Aniah Blanchard case

  Huntsville Police hope to prepare public for active shooter situations

  Cooler temperatures again today

Cooler temperatures again today

  Cooler weekend ahead

Cooler weekend ahead

  Heatwave on the way out

The cold front will move through on Monday, bringing widespread rain showers to the area.

Hot and humid, heat index values near 100°

Hot and dry, the same story, just a different day. Today will have a mild morning, but after sunrise, things will quickly heat up. Highs today will be in the middle 90s. Record high temperatures could be met or broken today. The humidity in the air will make it feel worse outside.

  Missing Morgan County man found safe

  Wreck cleared on I-565 at Madison Boulevard

It’s National Voter Registration Day

  Madison City Council set to vote on rezoning Kyser Blvd.

Missing Florence teen found safe

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle to make announcement on Wednesday

  Storms remain in forecast through the weekend

Isolated afternoon and early evening storms remain in the forecast into the weekend.

HPD: Suspicious package outside Army Corps of Engineers building is not a threat

Huntsville police have given the all-clear for a suspicious package found outside the Army Corps of Engineers Support Center on Quality Circle.

Tanner Elementary and High School closing early due to water main break

Due to a water main break, Tanner High School will be closing Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Highway 20 reopen after gravel spill

Madison County Dispatch tweeted Highway 20 is shut down due to a gravel spill.

FDA warns public to not eat Kroger tuna steaks

The tuna was either purchased at the seafood counter or in store-prepped styrofoam trays. The sell-by dates range from Aug. 29 - Sept. 14.

Huntsville police will host free active shooter safety training

Huntsville police are hosting a free active shooter training program on Tuesday.

Authorities identify gunman in Odessa, Texas shooting

Manhunt taking place for possible active shooter in Odessa, Texas

Saturday is International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day

  Cool morning leads to a sunny & hot afternoon! Heat back for Labor Day Weekend

Temperatures all four days will be around 90-degrees. Overnight low temperatures are expected to stay into the mid-60s, between 62 to 68 degrees.

Colbert County roads closed due to heavy rain and flooding

Colbert County EMA and Colbert County Sheriff’s Office say several streets are closed due to heavy rain and flooding.

Two Colbert County schools delayed on Monday

Due to heavy rain and flooding on Sunday, two Colbert County schools will be delayed Monday morning.

  Storms on the way this weekend

A front to our north will stall over the Tennessee Valley this weekend and will be the focus for wet weather.

  Is it a bird or a bunny? This optical illusion is confusing the internet

Most people believe it is a bird, but some people do believe this is a bunny for some reason.

Kittens found in Limestone Co. storm drain doused in chemicals

It's unclear if the kittens were intentionally harmed, but locals say it points to a bigger issue

  Drier air settles in today, hot and muggy weekend

Highs will range from 91 to 95 degrees across the Valley today, but humidity should stay low so it won’t be terribly uncomfortable.

Missing Tenn. 11-month-old found

A missing 11-month-old has been found.

  Storm chances fading overnight

Storms will fade away overnight.

Southpaws unite! August 13 marks International Left-Handers Day

Happy International Left-Handers Day! August 13 is International Left-Handers Day.

  First Alert Weather Day: Excessive heat this afternoon

An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for northwest Alabama and the Shoals today which means we could see feels like temperatures as high as 115-degrees.

  First Alert Weather Day due to extreme heat

Today and tomorrow are both First Alert Weather Days because of the excessive and dangerous heat we are expecting across the Tennessee Valley.

  Free adoptions at Huntsville Animal Services this week; discount adoptions in Decatur

Huntsville Animal Services is participating in the nationwide “Clear the Shelters” event.

  Dangerous Tenn. escapee confirmed to have been seen in Henning, Tenn. area

Curtis Ray Watson is considered extremely dangerous and is a person of interest in the homicide of a Department of Correction employee.

  Potentially dangerous heat ahead

Monday and Tuesday are First Alert Weather Days for potentially dangerous heat.

  $57K reward offered for help capturing escaped Tennessee inmate; new warrants are for murder, sexual battery

A $52,500 reward is being offered for the capture of Curtis Watson who escaped from a west Tennessee prison Wednesday and is a suspect in a prison administrator’s death.

  First Alert Weather Days for excessive heat Monday, Tuesday

We are declaring First Alert Weather Days for Monday and Tuesday due to excessive heat.

  Scattered storms this afternoon, then heat takes over going into next week

Storms this afternoon could bring some strong gusts of wind, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. That heavy rain could lead to more localized flooding, which may lead to water over some roadways.

Missing 6-year-old boy located

A 6-year-old boy who was reported missing Saturday in Montgomery has been located, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

  More storms could lead to flooding Sunday

Today will be a lot like the past few days...hot, humid, with afternoon showers and storms. The coverage of rain will be isolated to scattered, so not everyone will get rain.

  Scattered storms today, much of the same for the weekend

Storms will once again fire up along that stationary boundary that has just sat across North Alabama the last few days and will likely fire up around lunchtime.

  Hot end to the week

Afternoons will be hot, but right around average, with temperatures peaking into the low 90s.

  Highs around 90 for rest of the week

Highs will be seasonal for the rest of the week in the high 80s to low 90s with isolated showers and storms possible each afternoon.

  Pleasant weather persists

Friday and Saturday bring the same type of gorgeous weather with afternoon highs likely peaking into the low 90s.

  Opioid education seminar tonight

The opioid epidemic is a big problem nationwide and here in the Tennessee Valley, but the Opioid Training Institute is taking steps to fight back Tuesday in Huntsville.

Crews restore power to northwest Madison County after outage

These outages primarily impact the northern portion of the service area.

  Muggy night with temps in 70s and isolated storms

Some street flooding will be possible. Be sure to track the latest rain with our First Alert Live Doppler Radar on our weather app. We expect the activity to wind down by 10 p.m.

  Suspect wrecks stolen U-Haul in Huntsville, police say

Huntsville police say they pursued a U-Haul that was reported stolen.

  More thunderstorms likely Wednesday

Off and on showers and thunderstorms are likely throughout the day on Wednesday.

  First Alert for excessive heat this week

The heat is the major story this week and we have a First Alert out for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Today there is a Heat Advisory for much of the Valley which is in effect from Noon until 7 p.m.

Where to watch fireworks this 4th of July

Cities across North Alabama will celebrate the 4th of July with festivals and fireworks. Check out the list below for a look at a few major firework shows across our area.

  Experts offer ways to cope with PTSD during Fourth of July fireworks

Pyrotechnics can trigger anxiety, panic attack or flashback in combat veterans who have PTSD

  ATF talks fireworks safety, what goes into big Fourth of July shows

Crews are gearing up for big displays across the Tennessee Valley and the ATF revealed more about what goes into the productions to keep you safe.

  Huntsville fireworks laws and rules

If you're planning to purchase your own fireworks to shoot on the Fourth of July, be sure to check the laws where you live. We talked to Huntsville Police about what you can and can't do within city limits.

Fireworks rules vary in the Shoals

Fireworks can be legally sold in Florence, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia, but not in Muscle Shoals.

Pop up summertime storms with temperatures in the 90s

Scattered rain showers and storms should start to subside by sunset this evening leaving us partly cloudy and warm, lows will be in the lower 70s for Sunday morning.

  Hot, muggy weekend ahead

Hot and muggy conditions follow us into the weekend.

Supreme Court rejects Alabama ban on abortion procedure

Courts have blocked similar laws in Kansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas.

  Pop-up showers likely Friday

Pop-up showers are possible as a typical summertime pattern is expected to take place Friday.

  Scattered rain chances Wednesday

Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be possible from late morning into the afternoon and early evening.

  Fight outside Elkmont Piggly Wiggly leads to drug arrest

Two people are in the Limestone County jail on numerous charges after police were called to a fight outside of a Piggly Wiggly in Elkmont.

Woman on mission to find owner of ring found in Myrtle Beach waters

She said she knows it may be a long shot, but one woman is on a mission to find the owner of a ring she found while swimming in the ocean in Myrtle Beach.

  Trash Pandas unveiling team uniforms this week

The Rocket City Trash Pandas are getting ready to reveal their inaugural season uniforms.

Incident review board to meet this week to examine deadly officer involved shooting at Huntsville Apt complex

Lt. Johnson confirms that the shooting incident review board in the officer involved shooting that claimed the life of Crystal Ragland is scheduled for this week.

Social media post alleging fake Limestone County deputies turns out to be false

The imposters, described as white and in their 30s or 40s, are reportedly driving around in an older model gold Pontiac with blue lights and a siren, said Deputy Stephen Young, public information officer for the Sheriff's Office.

Huntsville landlord jailed on 24 non-compliance counts

A Huntsville landlord has been arrested and jailed for failing to meet required structural standards on properties he owns.

Tennessee Valley Deals for National Doughnut Day!

Today is one of the sweetest days of the year as it is National Doughtnut Day!

  Baby at center of Amber Alert found safe; father arrested

An endangered child alert is in effect for a missing baby in Shelby County.

Jefferson Davis’s birthday is a state holiday in AL: Here’s what’s open, what’s closed today

The state holiday means some offices and agencies will be closed June 4.

TBI locates missing 14-year-old from Tennessee

Grace Scott was last seen at her residence in Mt. Juliet on May 29.