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“Al Moller's storm spotting tapes were classics, and used in so many spotting classes I conducted over the years.Whenever Al visited our office to...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Steve Byrd - Omaha, NE

“Our family moved in next door to his in 1957 on Trail Lake Drive when Alan was 7 & I was 6. We quickly became friends due to our love of baseball. He...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Craig Parker - Fort Worth, TX

“When I moved to DFW 25 years ago, I called the Fort Worth office of the NWS to ask how I could get involved and learn more about storms. The person...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Scott Rae - Arlingrton, TX

“My heart goes out to everyone and especially the family, with the passing of Al Moller. Not enough words can be said about Al. A pioneer, a crusader,...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Clint Perkins - Benbrook, TX

“Al and I were part of the NWS' Warnings and Preparedness Meteorologists group in its early years. I attended several severe weather conferences over...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Newton Skiles - Little Rock, AR

“Al Moller-friend and all around good guy with strong views at times- a superb synoptician- and keen sky and storm cloud observer who passionately...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Dr. Ray E. Jensen - Aquilla, TX

“It was a pleasure to know Al and to work with him in the Skywarn program at NWS Fort Worth. Our prayers are with his wife and family. ”
7 of 27 | Posted by: Rick Sagers - Fort Worth, TX

“Al and I lived in same mobile home park while attending UTA. Al went to OU and I went to A&M. On July 1 1974 we both began our NWS career at Fort...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Gene Hafele - Friendswood, TX

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9 of 27 | Posted by: Gene Hafele - Friendswood, TX

“We're going to miss you Al! ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: Victor Cabot

“i remember watching old footage of AL learning the basics of skywarn and stormchasing procedures and he taught a great...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: kimberly blackhurst - canonsburg, PA

“My favorite memory was when we passed Sam and Al as we headed into a dust storm south of Springfield, CO. Then we chased together the next few days....Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Bobby Eddins - Fort Worth, TX

“What I will miss most about Al Moller: at weather conferences or storm spotting classes, he always called me by name and said 'Hello.' He always...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Karla Dorman - Burleson, TX

“I hope someone remembers to put a length of green garden hose with Al in the casket. He'll need it to teach the folks in heaven about how a tornado...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Ed McGinley - Belton, TX

“I do not feel it's an exaggeration to say that millions of people benefited by Al's presence, despite having no clue who he was. I consider myself...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Scott Woelm - Fridley, ME

“Al's passion for life was contagious. In the 10+ years I worked with AL, my favorite times on shift were when we would talk about muscle cars and...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Steve Fano - Decatur, TX

“I remember the time Al was scheduled to work a mid watch following the end of his three week vacation he typically took in June to go storm chasing....Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Skip Ely - North Richland Hills, TX

“I remember Al as a fiercely dedicated forecasting meteorologist who loved his craft. He was also dedicated to his friends. I remember meeting him ...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: John Monteverdi - Oakland, CA

“Al was generous in sharing his knowledge of all things, especially severe storms and meteorology, including hand analysis of atmosphere and specifics...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Eric J. Martello - Fort Worth, TX

“I had the opportunity to work with Al Moller during the late 1980s on developing the High-Precipitation Supercell concept. Chuck Doswell was heavily...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Ron Przybylinski - St. Charels, MO

“Though I only ran into him kind of randomly over the years, I remember him well. He was both knowledgeable and personable. Hard to forget in his...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: John Weaver - CO - acquaintance

“Even though I never worked with Al, and really only saw him a handful of times at conferences and meetings over the years, he had a large impact on...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Jon Zeitler - New Braunfels, TX

“l worked with me in Lubbock ”
23 of 27 | Posted by: Bill Crouch - Mesa, AZ, AZ

“Perhaps they are not stars but rather openings in the sky, where the light of our loved ones shine down upon us. To remind us; they are always with...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Hadlee Jackson - Granbury, TX

“Al was a good man, passionate about the art of old school weather forecasting, the education of the public regarding severe weather awareness and...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Matt Starkey - Arlington, TX

“We will miss you my friend- well done good and faithful servant ”
26 of 27 | Posted by: Robert Willis - Friend

“Al was a good friend and mentor. He was dedicated to his family and frequently talked about his wife Patti and their daughter, Crystal. Al was...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Sam Barricklow - Garland, TX


FORT WORTH -- Alan R. Moller, 64, passed away peacefully after a longtime battle with Alzheimer's on Thursday, June 19, 2014.
Memorial service: 3 p.m. Monday in Greenwood Garden Chapel. Visitation: 2 to 3 p.m. at Greenwood. Memorials: In Lieu of flowers please make donations to, Humane Society of North Texas, 1840 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76103.
He was born in Fort Worth and graduated from Paschal High School, and graduated from University of Oklahoma. He worked with the National Weather Service for over 35 years. Al held many positions within the US National Weather Fort Worth and Lubbock, beginning 1974, including lead forecaster and SKYWARN program and the Integrated Warning System. During his career he literally trained thousands of SKYWARN volunteers across Texas and in other states. Al, and Chuck Doswell personally and directly contributed to the development of the national SKYWARN program. Al was also an accomplished photographer and Storm Chaser, believing that he had to witness and record severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in person to better perform his training mission. He was a fellow member of AMS (American Meteorologist Society). Special thanks to Odyssey Hospice for their special care.
Al was preceded in death by his father, Edward Moller.
Survivors: Wife, Patti Moller; daughter, Crystal Moller; mother, Barbara Moller; and brothers, David and Kevin Moller and extended family and friends.