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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Tuscaloosa County Circulation Weaker, Tornado Warning Canceled

Tuscaloosa County Circulation Weaker, Tornado Warning Canceled

| April 14, 2019 @ 2:49 am

The storm that produced the tornado in Tuscaloosa County has weakened and is not a threat for now. We continue to monitor.

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Tornado Confirmed in Tuscaloosa County:  Be in Safe Shelter Now!   Heads Up Western Jefferson County Also

Tornado Confirmed in Tuscaloosa County: Be in Safe Shelter Now! Heads Up Western Jefferson County Also

| April 14, 2019 @ 2:44 am

A tornado is now on the ground in southern Tuscaloosa County. It is heading toward Vance.

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Marengo County Storm is Very Dangerous

Marengo County Storm is Very Dangerous

| April 14, 2019 @ 1:17 am

Be in safe shelter around Gallion!!!

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Serious Situation in Monroe County, Mississippi

Serious Situation in Monroe County, Mississippi

| April 14, 2019 @ 12:53 am

Heartbreaking tweet about the situation in Monroe County, MS where a tornado caused major damage tonight.

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A Reset as of 12:45 a.m.:  Severe Weather Threat Continues; New Tornado Watch Coming

A Reset as of 12:45 a.m.: Severe Weather Threat Continues; New Tornado Watch Coming

| April 14, 2019 @ 12:45 am

Strong thunderstorms continue over Western Alabama. They are moving east at about 30 mph and will bring very heavy rain, damaging winds, and the threat of tornadoes for the next several hours.

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Homes Damaged, Injuries at Hamilton, Mississippi

Homes Damaged, Injuries at Hamilton, Mississippi

| April 14, 2019 @ 12:05 am

This is the storm that is now moving out of Marion County into Franklin County.

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Developing Tornado Near Bexar in Far Western Marion County

Developing Tornado Near Bexar in Far Western Marion County

| April 13, 2019 @ 11:55 pm

Strong indications of a tornado over western Marion County moving toward Shottsville.

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Things Are Going Downhill Quickly Over Eastern Mississippi, About to Move into Western Alabama

Things Are Going Downhill Quickly Over Eastern Mississippi, About to Move into Western Alabama

| April 13, 2019 @ 11:38 pm

A strong low level jet is causing storms near the Alabama/Mississippi border to rapidly intensify late tonight.

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Debris!

Debris!

| April 13, 2019 @ 11:20 pm

Strong indications of rotation and debris on the storm approaching Lamar County.

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Confirmed Large and Extremely Dangerous Tornado in Northeast Mississippi; Will Affect Lamar County Alabama:  Start Taking Tornado Precautions

Confirmed Large and Extremely Dangerous Tornado in Northeast Mississippi; Will Affect Lamar County Alabama: Start Taking Tornado Precautions

| April 13, 2019 @ 11:13 pm

Dangerous tornado is going to pass near Sulligent, Detroit, and Beaverton in Lamar County. Be ready for this storm across Lamar and eventually Marion County!

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Radar Update at 11 p.m.:  Storms Approaching Alabama Border; Moving Faster than Expected

Radar Update at 11 p.m.: Storms Approaching Alabama Border; Moving Faster than Expected

| April 13, 2019 @ 11:02 pm

Strong to severe thunderstorms are approaching the Alabama – Mississippi border at this hour.

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Confirmed Tornado just east of Starkville

Confirmed Tornado just east of Starkville

| April 13, 2019 @ 10:27 pm

Tornado debris signature on radar now over the campus of Mississippi State University.

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Tornadic Circulation Crossing Mississippi State Campus

Tornadic Circulation Crossing Mississippi State Campus

| April 13, 2019 @ 10:20 pm

A tornadic circulation is crossing the Mississippi State campus.

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Alabama Weather Update at 10:15 p.m.:  Significant Tornado Parameter Values Increasing Over West Alabama

Alabama Weather Update at 10:15 p.m.: Significant Tornado Parameter Values Increasing Over West Alabama

| April 13, 2019 @ 10:11 pm

A worrisome situation continues to unfold for Alabama for the rest of tonight and early Sunday morning as conditions remain favorable for tornadoes.

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