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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Lots of Trees Down, A Major Traffic Accident Affecting SB I-459

Lots of Trees Down, A Major Traffic Accident Affecting SB I-459

| October 8, 2017 @ 9:27 am

Numerous trees are down across Central Alabam this morning and more will fall until winds subside later this afternoon.

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Wind Impact Forecast for Central Alabama Lessened a Bit

Wind Impact Forecast for Central Alabama Lessened a Bit

| October 8, 2017 @ 8:55 am

Tropical storm warnings remain in effect across many counties of Central Alabama with wind advisories in the rest of the counties.

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Flooding Threat

Flooding Threat

| October 8, 2017 @ 8:42 am

Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Nate is impacting much of South Alabama and now increasingly East Central and South Central Alabama.

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Very Heavy Rain, Wind in Birmingham Metro

Very Heavy Rain, Wind in Birmingham Metro

| October 8, 2017 @ 7:47 am

Heavy rain and strong winds are affecting the Birmingham Metro right now. Be ready for trees to fall and for flash flooding.

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Nate Makes Second Landfall; Surge Rising Along the Gulf Coast

Nate Makes Second Landfall; Surge Rising Along the Gulf Coast

| October 8, 2017 @ 12:47 am

Hurricane Nate has made its second landfall along the Mississippi Coast between Biloxi and Pascagoula with winds of 85 mph and a central pressure of 984 millibars. Surge levels are rising rapidly along the Gulf Coast near and east of the landfall point.

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