North AL: Windy Conditions for Northeast Followed by First Freeze

Busy day on our Hazard Map as several areas are highlighted for a Wind Advisory or some kind of Freeze Watch or Warning.

For the rest of today: A cold front will keep temperatures on the cool side with high’s only in the mid 50’s. The higher terrains of northeast Alabama and southern-middle Tennessee will have wind gusts up to around 30 MPH which is why a Wind Advisory is in place for the counties of Jackson, Marshall and DeKalb in northeast Alabama, and Franklin, Lincoln and Moore counties in southern-middle Tennessee until 6:00 PM tonight.

Wind Advisory from NWS HUN
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...MARSHALL COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON IN
  ELEVATED TERRAIN. THIS WILL OCCUR ALONG WITH FREQUENT GUSTS NEAR 30
  TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE 28 TO 30 DEGREE
  RANGE AFTER MIDNIGHT AND REMAIN AT THIS LEVEL UNTIL 9 AM
  SUNDAY. WIND PROTECTED LOCATIONS WILL EXPERIENCE TEMPERATURES
  A FEW DEGREES COLDER.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS THIS AFTERNOON WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT
  FOR THOSE TRAVELING IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. SUBFREEZING
  TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL DAMAGE OR KILL ANY REMAINING VEGETATION
  THAT IS STILL ALIVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS THAT SUB FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT.
THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 25
MPH...OR GUSTS OF AT LEAST 35 MPH...ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AFFECTED
AREA. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. IN ADDITION...ENSURE ALL
LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS REMAIN SECURE...INCLUDING PATIO FURNITURE AND
TRASH CANS.

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...JACKSON AND DEKALB COUNTIES IN ALABAMA
  AND FRANKLIN AND MOORE COUNTIES IN SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON IN
  ELEVATED TERRAIN. THIS WILL OCCUR ALONG WITH FREQUENT GUSTS NEAR 30
  TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS THIS AFTERNOON WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT
  FOR THOSE TRAVELING IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 25
MPH...OR GUSTS OF AT LEAST 35 MPH...ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AFFECTED
AREA. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. IN ADDITION...ENSURE ALL
LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS REMAIN SECURE...INCLUDING PATIO FURNITURE AND
TRASH CANS.
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The first widespread freeze is expected for all areas tonight as temperatures fall into the upper 20’s. Freeze Warnings are in effect from midnight until the
morning hours on Sunday.
Freeze Warning from NWS HUN
...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...ALL COUNTIES IN NORTHERN ALABAMA AND
  SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF DEKALB...
  JACKSON...MOORE...AND FRANKLIN TENNESSEE.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE 28 TO 30 DEGREE
  RANGE AFTER MIDNIGHT AND REMAIN AT THIS LEVEL UNTIL 9 AM
  SUNDAY. WIND PROTECTED LOCATIONS WILL EXPERIENCE TEMPERATURES
  A FEW DEGREES COLDER.

* IMPACTS...SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL DAMAGE OR KILL
  ANY REMAINING VEGETATION THAT IS STILL ALIVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS THAT SUB FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT.
THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.
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