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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East Alabama Storms Still Packing a Punch

East Alabama Storms Still Packing a Punch

| April 27, 2017 @ 8:54 am

A few strong storms continue over South Central and East Central Alabama this morning. Rain had ended over North and West Central Alabama.

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Heads Up Pickens, Lamar, Sumter

Heads Up Pickens, Lamar, Sumter

| April 27, 2017 @ 12:01 am

Heads up to our friends in Lamar, Pickens and Sumter to be in a safe place as dangerous storms move out of Mississippi between now and 1 a.m.

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Heads Up Lamar, Marion and Franklin;  Severe Storms Arrive by 11:15-11:30 p.m.

Heads Up Lamar, Marion and Franklin; Severe Storms Arrive by 11:15-11:30 p.m.

| April 26, 2017 @ 10:50 pm

Severe storms are less than an hour away from the border of Lamar, Marion and Franklin Counties in West Alabama.

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Here’s a 9:45 p.m. Look at the Alabama Severe Weather Situation

Here’s a 9:45 p.m. Look at the Alabama Severe Weather Situation

| April 26, 2017 @ 9:44 pm

A line of strong storms will bring a severe weather threat to Alabama after midnight, including the threat of damaging winds, hail and even tornadoes.

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New Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued to the West

New Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued to the West

| April 26, 2017 @ 8:58 pm

A new severe thunderstorm watch has just been issued for much of Mississippi until 2 a.m. Storms will arrive in West Alabama after 10:30 p.m.

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It’s a Good Time to Check Your Severe Weather Safety Plan

It’s a Good Time to Check Your Severe Weather Safety Plan

| April 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am

When severe weather threatens, stack the odds in your favor by having a plan and a reliable way to get warnings immediately.

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A Cloudy, Cool Afternoon Across Central Alabama

A Cloudy, Cool Afternoon Across Central Alabama

| April 23, 2017 @ 12:59 pm

It’s a cloudy, cool afternoon across Central Alabama, with a mid-level low spinning near Memphis. A little light rain is rotating across our area.

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Latest Weather Xtreme Video:  Cloudy and Much Cooler Today

Latest Weather Xtreme Video: Cloudy and Much Cooler Today

| April 23, 2017 @ 7:05 am

Your Sunday will be cloudy, breezy and cooler with early morning showers giving way to a few sprinkles.

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“For God’s Sake, Send Us Boats!”

“For God’s Sake, Send Us Boats!”

| April 23, 2017 @ 6:55 am

On this date in 1927, one of the worst floods in American history was unfolding along the Mississippi River.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch is Canceled for Alabama

Severe Thunderstorm Watch is Canceled for Alabama

| April 22, 2017 @ 7:35 pm

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 9 p.m. CDT tonight for Northwest and North Central Alabama.

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7:30 p.m. Update on the Alabama Weather Situation

7:30 p.m. Update on the Alabama Weather Situation

| April 22, 2017 @ 7:31 pm

Showers and storms are slowly weakening across Alabama tonight. A severe thunderstorm watch continues for now.

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Alabama Weather Update:  Storms Pushing East

Alabama Weather Update: Storms Pushing East

| April 22, 2017 @ 6:21 pm

Strong storms continue to push east across Alabama. Some of them have been strong to severe.

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Tornado Warning for Cullman County Until 615 pm

Tornado Warning for Cullman County Until 615 pm

| April 22, 2017 @ 5:54 pm

At 549 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Sardis, or 8 miles west of Cullman, moving east at 35 mph.

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Strong Storms Will Affect City of Birmingham Between 6-6:15 p.m.

Strong Storms Will Affect City of Birmingham Between 6-6:15 p.m.

| April 22, 2017 @ 5:27 pm

Storms are now in the Tuscaloosa area and will affect Metro Birmingham between 6 and 7 p.m.

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Heads Up Winston County, Walker County

Heads Up Winston County, Walker County

| April 22, 2017 @ 4:56 pm

Strong storms are over Winston and Walker Counties. While they are not severe at this time, they could become severe at any moment.

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