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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Moisture to the North, Moisture to the South

Moisture to the North, Moisture to the South

| April 18, 2021 @ 2:06 pm

Skies have been mostly sunny, although a nice field of cumulus clouds has developed over the northwestern quarter of the state, in the vicinity of a slug of low-level moisture passing overhead at 850 millibars.

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Sunday Weather Xtreme:  A Nice Day for a Race

Sunday Weather Xtreme: A Nice Day for a Race

| April 18, 2021 @ 7:00 am

Much of the week ahead will be dry with rain not returning until late Friday.

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A Gorgeous Sunday

A Gorgeous Sunday

| April 11, 2021 @ 11:18 am

Get out and enjoy one of the most beautiful days of the year!

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Sunday Weather Xtreme:  Sunshine Filled Day Ahead

Sunday Weather Xtreme: Sunshine Filled Day Ahead

| April 11, 2021 @ 6:45 am

A gorgeous Sunday is in store for Alabama with blue skies, mild temperatures, and low humidities.

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Heads Up Pickens and Northern Sumter:  Storm Heading Your Way Trying to Rotate

Heads Up Pickens and Northern Sumter: Storm Heading Your Way Trying to Rotate

| April 9, 2021 @ 10:55 pm

NWS Meteorologists are carefully watching a pivot that has developed in the line of storms over Noxubee and Kemper Counties in eastern Mississippi. This potentially dangerous storm will enter northern Sumter and southern Pickens Counties shortly. This is the northern extent of the instability boundary and also some higher low-level shear, and there is some possibility that a tornado could form here.

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More Counties Removed from Severe Thunderstorm Watch

More Counties Removed from Severe Thunderstorm Watch

| April 9, 2021 @ 10:41 pm

Storms moving into West Alabama have weakened a bit thanks to a stable layer near the surface.

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New Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Southwest Alabama

New Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Southwest Alabama

| April 9, 2021 @ 10:29 pm

A couple of tornadoes, as well as scattered wind gusts to 80 mph, are likely.

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Radar Update Just After 10 p.m.

Radar Update Just After 10 p.m.

| April 9, 2021 @ 10:27 pm

We still have a couple of rounds of storms to go through, including this first one, and another that will come in later tonight. They could produce damaging winds and hail, as well as a couple of embedded tornadoes as they push eastward.

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