Winter Storm Conditions Possible For Central Alabama

Winter Weather Advisories are up for a large portion of central Alabama. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued as well where 2-3 inches of accumlating snow is possible.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
315 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

…ACCUMULATING SNOW EXPECTED ACROSS CENTRAL ALABAMA TODAY…

.Cold air moving in from the west and northwest will cause rain
to continue to mix with and change to snow this morning.
Temperatures are expected to remain at or just above freezing
while the snow falls, but accumulations are expected with the
highest amounts on grassy and elevated surfaces. Forecast
accumulations have been raised in a swath across Central Alabama
where a winter storm warning has been issued.

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Including the cities of Anniston, Heflin, Columbiana, Pelham,
Alabaster, Talladega, Sylacauga, Ashland, Roanoke, Livingston,
Eutaw, Greensboro, Moundville, Marion, Centreville, Clanton,
Rockford, Alexander City, Dadeville, Demopolis, and Linden
315 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the morning commute. Total snow accumulations
of 1 to 3 inches are expected, with the highest amounts on
grassy and elevated surfaces.

* WHERE…Portions of central, east central and west central
Alabama.

* WHEN…Until midnight CST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are occurring. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency.

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