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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More Records Falling

More Records Falling

| May 26, 2019 @ 12:42 pm

Temperatures are in record territory across Alabama today as an early season heat wave continues.

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The Heat Is On

The Heat Is On

| May 26, 2019 @ 8:03 am

Hot weather will continue across Alabama through at least Wednesday as stubborn high pressure hangs on over the Southeast. Some relief will arrive in the form of showers by late in the week.

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Clouds Increasing, Winds Picking Up, But Showers and Storms Weakening

Clouds Increasing, Winds Picking Up, But Showers and Storms Weakening

| May 19, 2019 @ 1:19 pm

A thunderstorm complex is entering West Central Alabama. but it will encounter increasingly hostile conditions as it pushes northeast and it should weakening before reach I-65.

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Quick Check on our Weather at 10:45 a.m.

Quick Check on our Weather at 10:45 a.m.

| May 19, 2019 @ 10:44 am

Showers and storms over Mississippi will continue to weaken as we go into the afternoon hours. They will impact areas west of I-65, mainly near the Mississippi border.

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Scattered Storms Today; Late May Heat Wave Later This Week

Scattered Storms Today; Late May Heat Wave Later This Week

| May 19, 2019 @ 7:15 am

A few storms will affect Alabama today and tonight, and some of them could be strong with damaging winds a possibility, but drier and hotter weather is in store starting Tuesday through the rest of the week.

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A Late Night Look at Alabama’s Weather and the Weather to our West

A Late Night Look at Alabama’s Weather and the Weather to our West

| May 19, 2019 @ 1:45 am

Severe storms are moving across Louisiana tonight. They will weaken overnight before moving into western Alabama. Additional storms associated with a mesoscale convective vortex will affect western Alabama during the afternoon. They could be strong to severe.

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8:05 a.m.:  Heavy Thunderstorms From Selma to Montgomery and Society Hill Moving Toward Auburn

8:05 a.m.: Heavy Thunderstorms From Selma to Montgomery and Society Hill Moving Toward Auburn

| May 12, 2019 @ 8:04 am

Heavy thunderstorms continue over South Central Alabama with showers over North Central parts of the state.

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Weather Xtreme Video:  Storms Across South Central Alabama This Morning, Ending by Early Afternoon, A Few Showers North

Weather Xtreme Video: Storms Across South Central Alabama This Morning, Ending by Early Afternoon, A Few Showers North

| May 12, 2019 @ 7:05 am

Showers and storms will be moving off to the east today, giving improving conditions for Central Alabama. A few storms could be strong to severe today in places like Greenville, Montgomery, Auburn, and Dothan.

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Radar Check at 7 a.m.:  Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Pike County

Radar Check at 7 a.m.: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Pike County

| May 12, 2019 @ 7:04 am

Strong storms continue across South Central Alabama this morning, with a few showers over the North Central part of the state.

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A Look at Alabama’s Weather Early on this Mother’s Day

A Look at Alabama’s Weather Early on this Mother’s Day

| May 12, 2019 @ 5:48 am

Storms continue over South Central Alabama this morning, with a few light, scattered showers to the north.

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Early Morning Look at Alabama’s Weather:  Showers/Storms South This Morning, Scattered Strong Storms This Afternoon, Strong to Severe Storms Late This Afternoon and Evening

Early Morning Look at Alabama’s Weather: Showers/Storms South This Morning, Scattered Strong Storms This Afternoon, Strong to Severe Storms Late This Afternoon and Evening

| May 11, 2019 @ 5:21 am

Showers and storms will impact South central Alabama this morning, with scattered storms elsewhere during the day. We will be watching for stronger storms to move in late this afternoon and evening from Mississippi. Storms could be severe today, with the best chance coming with any organized storms arriving late today and tonight.

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Alabama Weather Update – 10:15 a.m.:  A Few Periods of Rain and Storms Through the Weekend

Alabama Weather Update – 10:15 a.m.: A Few Periods of Rain and Storms Through the Weekend

| May 10, 2019 @ 10:21 am

Alabama will deal with at least 4-5 rounds of rain and thunderstorms between now and the passage of a cold front late Sunday. Some of the storms could be strong to severe, especially Saturday afternoon and night, and Sunday during the day. Damaging winds will be the main threat, although an isolated tornado or two can’t be ruled out.

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Here’s an Update on the Alabama Weather Situation at 2:30 p.m.

Here’s an Update on the Alabama Weather Situation at 2:30 p.m.

| May 9, 2019 @ 2:36 pm

A line of strong storms continues to push eastward across Alabama this afternoon. It is nearly out of the northern part of the state but continues across much of Central into South Alabama.

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Severe T-Storm Warning for Parts of Cleburne County Until 3 PM

Severe T-Storm Warning for Parts of Cleburne County Until 3 PM

| May 9, 2019 @ 2:14 pm

Dangerous storms are approaching Heflin, Edwardsville, and Fruithurst at 2:13 p.m

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Blount County Until 1:30 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Blount County Until 1:30 p.m.

| May 9, 2019 @ 12:30 pm

At 12:24 p.m., thunderstorms were along a line from near Good Hope to Morris, moving east at 30 mph.

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Clouds Hanging Tough, Slow Clearing This Afternoon, Warm for the Week Ahead

Clouds Hanging Tough, Slow Clearing This Afternoon, Warm for the Week Ahead

| May 5, 2019 @ 12:17 pm

SKies will gradually clear this afternoon, and the stage is set for nice but warm days tomorrow and Tuesday across the area.

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