Author Archive: Bill Murray

Bill Murray is the President of The Weather Factory. He is the site's official weather historian and a weekend forecaster. He also anchors the site's severe weather coverage. Bill Murray is the proud holder of National Weather Association Digital Seal #0001 @wxhistorian

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Strong Thunderstorms Moving Across Walker, Tuscaloosa, Blount and Jefferson Counties

Strong Thunderstorms Moving Across Walker, Tuscaloosa, Blount and Jefferson Counties

| June 23, 2017 @ 2:11 pm

Strong storms will move through the Birmingham Metro area between now and 3 p.m. Strong gusty winds and minor flooding are likely.

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A Detailed Look at the Alabama Severe Weather Situation at 11 O’Clock

A Detailed Look at the Alabama Severe Weather Situation at 11 O’Clock

| June 23, 2017 @ 11:05 am

Multiple rounds of rain and storms will affect Alabama through tonight. Damaging winds, tornadoes and flooding are possible. Pay close attention to the weather through tomorrow morning.

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Fairfield Damage Consistent with EF-2 Tornado

Fairfield Damage Consistent with EF-2 Tornado

| June 23, 2017 @ 5:29 am

The NWS has issued a preliminary rating on the Fairfield tornado based on the damage at Weibel Dr. and Dr. MLK Blvd.

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Tropical Depression Cindy West of Memphis

Tropical Depression Cindy West of Memphis

| June 23, 2017 @ 4:00 am

Tropical Depression Cindy will life northeastward through the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys today bringing a threat of tornadoes and damaging winds from North Alabama all the way to Ohio and West Virginia.

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Good News!  Tornado Watch Is Canceled for Tonight

Good News! Tornado Watch Is Canceled for Tonight

| June 22, 2017 @ 9:11 pm

While a brief tornado ot two can’t be ruled out, the tornado threat is lessening and the tornado watch is canceled.

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