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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New Tornado Warning Includes Northeast Tuscaloosa and Southwestern Jefferson Counties

New Tornado Warning Includes Northeast Tuscaloosa and Southwestern Jefferson Counties

| January 19, 2019 @ 10:58 am

The storm over Tuscaloosa has reintensified and could produce a tornado as it exits northeastern Tuscaloosa County and moves into western Jefferson County.

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New Tornado Warning for Greene County:  Will Parallel I-59/20 Like Previous Storm

New Tornado Warning for Greene County: Will Parallel I-59/20 Like Previous Storm

| January 19, 2019 @ 10:44 am

A new tornado warning has been issued for Greene County for a circulation approaching Union. It will move into southwestern Tuscaloosa County before 11:15 a.m.

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Tuscaloosa County Warning Cancelled:  Circulation Has Weakened

Tuscaloosa County Warning Cancelled: Circulation Has Weakened

| January 19, 2019 @ 10:31 am

The circulation over Tuscaloosa County has weakened and the tornado warning has been canceled. Be alert as the storm tracks across Tuscaloosa and towards western Jefferson County.

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Heads Up:  Tornado Warned Storm in Greene County Could Affect City of Tuscaloosa Before 10:30 a.m.

Heads Up: Tornado Warned Storm in Greene County Could Affect City of Tuscaloosa Before 10:30 a.m.

| January 19, 2019 @ 10:03 am

We want our friends in West Alabama, including Greene and Tuscaloosa Counties to take the storm passing northwest of Eutaw very seriously. It could produce a tornado at any time. It could affect the City of Tuscaloosa before 10:30 a.m.

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January 13, 1982:  Alabama Winter Storm and D.C. Plane Crash

January 13, 1982: Alabama Winter Storm and D.C. Plane Crash

| January 13, 2019 @ 2:05 pm

On this date in 1982, Alabama was reeling from one of its worst ice storms ever when the same storm system caused a deadly plane crash in Washington, D.C.

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A Cloudy, Cool Day; Chill Continues until Mid-Week Warmup; Get Ready for Strong Cold Front Saturday

A Cloudy, Cool Day; Chill Continues until Mid-Week Warmup; Get Ready for Strong Cold Front Saturday

| January 13, 2019 @ 1:11 pm

A cloudy, cool and dreary Sunday is in progress across Central Alabama. The chill will continue until midweek when a warmup will commence, but be accompanied by more rain chances as we head toward the weekend. Next Saturday promises to be an interesting day with rain, storms, and temperatures falling like a rock by afternoon behind a strong cold front.

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Clouds, Chill Hang Tough Through Tomorrow, Warmer by the End of the Week with Rain Returning

Clouds, Chill Hang Tough Through Tomorrow, Warmer by the End of the Week with Rain Returning

| January 13, 2019 @ 7:11 am

Mostly cloudy today and Monday with cooler air flowing in, but expect warmer conditions toward the end of the week with rain returning by Thursday.

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A Gorgeous Early January Sunday Across Alabama

A Gorgeous Early January Sunday Across Alabama

| January 6, 2019 @ 11:33 am

Highs in the 60s will make for a nice afternoon. More of the same for tomorrow, with a good supply of sunshine and highs well into the 60s.

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Sunday Weather Xtreme Video: A Passing Shower Monday Night, Then Colder But Dry Until Friday

Sunday Weather Xtreme Video: A Passing Shower Monday Night, Then Colder But Dry Until Friday

| January 6, 2019 @ 7:01 am

A beautiful day is in store for Central Alabama today, and Monday promises to be nice as well. There could be a shower Monday night and dry but cool weather will headline the rest of the week until rain returns on Friday.

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Flash Flood Watch Issued For West Central Alabama For Thursday Afternoon Through Friday Morning

Flash Flood Watch Issued For West Central Alabama For Thursday Afternoon Through Friday Morning

| January 2, 2019 @ 2:48 pm

A flash flood watch has been issued for 5 counties in West Central Alabama from noon tomorrow until early Friday morning.

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