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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A Wintry Mix Late Tonight and Early Tomorrow; Then Dry Until Next Sunday Night

A Wintry Mix Late Tonight and Early Tomorrow; Then Dry Until Next Sunday Night

| January 10, 2021 @ 6:00 am

We are monitoring for the potential for a wintry mix of snow, sleet, and rain across roughly the northeastern half of North and Central Alabama late tonight and Monday morning. The best chance for light snow accumulations will be northwest of a line from Reform to Jasper to Fort Payne.

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A Late Saturday Night Look at the Potential Wintry Precipitation for Sunday Night and Monday Morning

A Late Saturday Night Look at the Potential Wintry Precipitation for Sunday Night and Monday Morning

| January 10, 2021 @ 1:58 am

We will have regular updates throughout Sunday, Sunday night, and into Monday morning as the situation unfolds.

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Morning Update:  Clouds Slow to Exit in the East, Brilliant Sunshine Elsewhere

Morning Update: Clouds Slow to Exit in the East, Brilliant Sunshine Elsewhere

| January 3, 2021 @ 10:48 am

A beautiful, seasonally cool Sunday is in progress across Alabama. Our next rain chance won’t come until late Wednesday night and Thursday.

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Increasing Sunshine and Seasonally Cool Today; A Quiet Start to the Work Week

Increasing Sunshine and Seasonally Cool Today; A Quiet Start to the Work Week

| January 3, 2021 @ 12:06 am

Our weather will be quiet through Wednesday before showers return for Thursday. Temperatures will be near or just above seasonal norms.

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Happy New Year!  Some Clearing Except Southeast, Cooler Overnight; Small Chance of a Saturday Shower

Happy New Year! Some Clearing Except Southeast, Cooler Overnight; Small Chance of a Saturday Shower

| January 1, 2021 @ 1:43 pm

The storms are off into Georgia but some rain lingers over southeastern sections. The front will stall and cause some showers again tomorrow over the same areas.

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Strong Storms in Eastern Lee/Southeastern Chambers Counties

Strong Storms in Eastern Lee/Southeastern Chambers Counties

| January 1, 2021 @ 10:13 am

Strong storms are just about out of Alabama, but they are still impacting eastern Lee, and southeastern Chambers Counties.

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Alabama Update at 9:45 a.m.

Alabama Update at 9:45 a.m.

| January 1, 2021 @ 9:44 am

A line of showers and storms continues pushing east across East Alabama this morning.

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Strong Storms over East Alabama’s Pike, Bullock, Macon, and Montgomery Counties

Strong Storms over East Alabama’s Pike, Bullock, Macon, and Montgomery Counties

| January 1, 2021 @ 8:35 am

Some strong storms continue over East Alabama this morning. Winds could gust to 40 mph with the stronger storms.

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Still Monitoring the Severe Weather Threat for Alabama

Still Monitoring the Severe Weather Threat for Alabama

| December 31, 2020 @ 10:35 pm

A combination of high shear and some surface-based CAPE will work into West Alabama later tonight. Any stronger updrafts that can maintain themselves later tonight will have the potential to produce tornadoes and damaging winds.

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Showers and Storms Lifting Northward Across Alabama and Mississippi

Showers and Storms Lifting Northward Across Alabama and Mississippi

| December 31, 2020 @ 8:36 pm

Showers and some thunder continues to lift northward across SOuth and South Central Alabama tonight. Severe weather is still a possibility later tonight.

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5:30 p.m. Alabama Weather Update

5:30 p.m. Alabama Weather Update

| December 31, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

We continue to monitor a low-end severe weather threat for North Central Alabama tonight with a higher threat for South Central and South Alabama. Pay attention to the latest updates through the evening and have a reliable way to receive warnings late tonight and early tomorrow.

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The Latest on the Severe Weather Threat for Alabama

The Latest on the Severe Weather Threat for Alabama

| December 31, 2020 @ 2:20 pm

There is a threat of severe weather late tonight and Friday morning across much of Central Alabama, including damaging winds and a few tornadoes. The greatest threat is south of US-80 from Demopolis to Montgomery to Phenix City, but everyone should make sure they are able to hear warnings overnight and early tomorrow.

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