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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Ophelia to Lash Ireland, Northern UK with High Winds and Heavy Rain

Ophelia to Lash Ireland, Northern UK with High Winds and Heavy Rain

| October 15, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

Ireland is bracing for the heavy rains and high winds from a transitioning Hurricane Ophelia, which will track across Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland on Monday.

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Last Warm Day for Awhile; Showers Increase Ahead of Front Through This Evening

Last Warm Day for Awhile; Showers Increase Ahead of Front Through This Evening

| October 15, 2017 @ 2:03 pm

An approaching cold front will trigger showers this afternoon and evening before some really fall-like air arrives for the week ahead.

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Learning to be a Launch Weather Officer

Learning to be a Launch Weather Officer

| October 9, 2017 @ 12:16 pm

This will be the third consecutive year that students in the sixth grade at Pizitz Middle School have launched an ambitious weather balloon mission. Weather Officer Training was held last week, and a student journalist, John Edwards, wrote this story about it.

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Severe Weather Threat Ended, Rain/Winds Will Slowly Diminish

Severe Weather Threat Ended, Rain/Winds Will Slowly Diminish

| October 8, 2017 @ 12:18 pm

The severe weather threat has ended for all of Alabama and the wind and flood threat is diminishing as well as Tropical Depression Nate moves through Northwest Alabama toward southern Tennessee.

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An Update on the Alabama Weather Situation at 10:30 a.m.

An Update on the Alabama Weather Situation at 10:30 a.m.

| October 8, 2017 @ 10:32 am

The severe weather threat has decreased across Alabama and winds are diminishing slowly. Rain will end in the Birmingham area shortly after noon.

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