Here is the actual weather observation (METAR) from ADDS. This was the official observation at the time of the accident.
KBHM 140953Z 34004KT 10SM FEW011 BKN035 OVC075 23/22 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP141 T02330222
The ceiling was 3,500 feet and one at 7,500 feet. Few at 1,100 feet does not constitute a ceiling.