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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Noon Alabama Weather Update:  Cumulus Clouds Sprouting on a Beautiful Sunday

Noon Alabama Weather Update: Cumulus Clouds Sprouting on a Beautiful Sunday

| September 26, 2021 @ 12:33 pm

It is another fabulous day to get out and enjoy the sunshine.

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Sam Continues West Northwest as a Category Four Hurricane

Sam Continues West Northwest as a Category Four Hurricane

| September 26, 2021 @ 10:01 am

All of our global and hurricane models turn the major hurricane to the northwest, keeping it at least 300 miles from the islands of the Northeast Caribbean, which is good news. It should not impact the U.S. East Coast unless something changes dramatically.

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Sunday Weather Xtreme:  If You Liked Yesterday, You Will Love Today as Well

Sunday Weather Xtreme: If You Liked Yesterday, You Will Love Today as Well

| September 26, 2021 @ 6:30 am

Rain is not expected across the area for the next several days.

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Major Hurricane Sam Has Top Winds of 145 mph

Major Hurricane Sam Has Top Winds of 145 mph

| September 26, 2021 @ 4:00 am

Some fluctuations in strength are possible over the next day or so.

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Hurricane Sam Near Cat 5 Status

Hurricane Sam Near Cat 5 Status

| September 25, 2021 @ 9:56 pm

Hurricane Sam continues to rapidly intensify this evening. It is not expected to impact the islands of the Caribbean significantly.

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A Quick Sunday Evening Look at the Tropics

A Quick Sunday Evening Look at the Tropics

| September 19, 2021 @ 8:23 pm

We have added Peter and Rose in the past twenty fours hours, and will likely see Sam in the next few days. Odette may even make a comeback.

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Flash Flood Warning Continues for Parts of Tallapoosa County Until 915 p.m.

Flash Flood Warning Continues for Parts of Tallapoosa County Until 915 p.m.

| September 19, 2021 @ 7:56 pm

At 750 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts up to 0.5 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

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Central Alabama Flash Flood Watch Extended Until 7 p.m. Monday Evening

Central Alabama Flash Flood Watch Extended Until 7 p.m. Monday Evening

| September 19, 2021 @ 6:35 pm

Periods of locally heavy rain are expected through Monday across Central Alabama.

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Alabama Update at 3:25 P.M.: Heaviest Rain over the Tennessee Valley

Alabama Update at 3:25 P.M.: Heaviest Rain over the Tennessee Valley

| September 19, 2021 @ 3:22 pm

At 3:20 p.m., rain covered a good bit of the northern two thirds of Alabama.

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