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Brandon Chambers joined the WHNT News 19 team in June 2011.

Brandon was born and raised in Oklahoma, but his roots run deep in the south. In fact, his grandfather was born here in the Tennsessee Valley in Decatur.

Brandon holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma, and served for seven years as a meteorologist in Oklahoma City, where he covered weather that ranged from destructive tornadoes and hail to ice storms and blizzards.

Other than his passion for weather, Brandon's interests include almost all sports (especially baseball), hunting, fishing, flying, and just about anything else that will get him outdoors.


Recent Articles
  • Radar

    A Few Evening Storms Possible

    Storms have certainly been much more scarce today in the Tennessee Valley than on Friday, but a few isolated showers and thunderstorms have managed to develop during an otherwise very hot and humid afternoon. Moving forward into the evening, the few showers that have developed will continue to weaken as the sun dips lower in the sky, but a few additional showers cannot be ruled out, especially in the higher terrain of Northeast Alabama where weakening storms approach from Georgia.  […]

  • GSV2

    Heavy Rain and Storms Developing Once Again

    12:45 Thurs. 5/29/14 – Scattered showers and heavy storms have once again developed in the Tennessee Valley this early afternoon, bringing sporadic drenching rainfall to several communities already, with more possible through the next few hours. Like yesterday, the hit-or-miss nature of the storms will mean wide variations of rainfall totals from place to place today. If storms do affect your neighborhood, you’ll likely see a quick gush of rain and lightning, with some gusty winds also possible, although the […]

  • Radar

    Showers Beginning to Develop

    12:30PM, Wednesday – As we make the turn from morning to afternoon, a wide scattering of isolated downpours has developed quickly in North Alabama and Southern Tennessee, with the individual showers moving north-northeast at approximately 20mph. Everyone in the Valley has a shot at seeing some rain today, but the slightly higher odds of experiencing moderate rain exist for communities west of I-65. Occasional gusty winds in addition to the heavy rain and lightning will be a possibility, but the […]

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    Memorial Day: More of the Same

    Sunday was another day of widespread storms around the Southeast, but rain avoided North Alabama and Southern Middle Tennessee. The radar estimated 24 hour rain totals- the digital “footprints” of showers and storms- really tell the story. This hot and humid pattern will continue for Memorial Day, and, like the past several days, there remains the possibility you’ll see a passing thunderstorm, although rain chances remain generally low in specific places. So, keep your holiday plans as-is, but have a […]

  • Radar

    An Isolated Storm or Two this Evening

    We’ve seen a few very isolated storms develop on radar this evening, including some a very heavy cluster of storms in Southern Marion County, TN and extreme Northeastern Jackson County near Bridgeport. The vast majority of the Valley will remain free of rain this evening and overnight, but we can’t completely rule out a few additional showers or storms developing during the next few hours, especially near a weak stationary front, stalled across the high terrain of Northeast Alabama and […]

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    Rain Ends…Cool with Foggy Areas Tonight

    The last of the rain has now pushed south of the Tennessee Valley this afternoon, and clouds will gradually clear this evening and overnight, allowing temperatures too cool more efficiently than they did Saturday night. Much of the Valley received a healthy dose of additional rainfall today, but the sum totals still vary widely- over very short distances in some cases- from just a trace to well over 1″. The saturated ground and cooler temperatures will mean the possibility of […]

  • Chance of at least 0.1" of rain between 1AM and 7AM Sunday morning.

    Another Round of Showers Tonight thru Sunday Morning

    The deep upper-level trough that has brought unseasonably cool and occasionally damp weather to the region will throw one more round of showers at the Valley overnight tonight through Sunday morning before finally exiting the area tomorrow afternoon. Rain chances will be highest in most locations between midnight tonight through mid-day Sunday. Click through the image gallery below for the chance for measurable rainfall in specific communities, broken into 6 hour periods, through early Sunday afternoon. Most of Sunday afternoon […]

  • Radar

    A Few Showers Dotting the Radar

    If you’ve spent any of Mother’s Day 2014 outdoors, you know it’s been a hot and sticky day in the Tennessee Valley. This warm and humid environment has allowed for only very isolated showers to form during the peak heating hours this afternoon. Most will continue through the rest of the evening dry, but those few locations that have a shower pass by could get a brief downpour. These showers are tied mainly to the the heating of the surface […]

  • Downtown Huntsville looking  toward Monte Sano.

    Dense Fog This Morning

    Clear skies and humid air have allowed some very dense fog to form this morning, particularly in the higher terrain of Jackson, DeKalb, Marshall, and Franklin (TN) Counties. A dense fog advisory is in effect until 9AM for these locations. Fog is also possible outside the advisory area as well, especially up on the ridges and near large bodies of water. Monte Sano, for example, is shrouded in a thick blanket of clouds. The fog and clouds will dissipate through […]

  • Dew Point

    A Warm and Humid Mother’s Day

    A slowly-developing storm system out west in the the Plains will continue the stream of warm and humid air flowing north from the Gulf of Mexico into the Tennessee Valley for Mother’s Day. Most should remain rain-free, but some isolated thunderstorms will be possible as the air destabilizes during the afternoon. Even though rain chances are low for Sunday, that doesn’t mean the rain that does occur will be light. Any thunderstorms that manage to develop (if any at all) […]