Wintry Accumulations Possible Friday Morning

Winter Weather Advisories have been posted for northern Alabama and southern-middle Tennessee beginning Friday morning. The changeover from rain to freezing rain will occur during the morning commute Friday morning. This has lead to many school closings Friday, check your local listings.

The Winter Weather Advisory includes all counties in northern Alabama and southern-middle Tennessee. It goes into effect beginning at 8:00am and lasts through 9:00pm Friday.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
342 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

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Including the cities of Florence, Athens, Huntsville, Scottsboro,
Lynchburg, Fayetteville, Winchester, Sewanee, Decherd,
Estill Springs, and Cowan
342 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST FRIDAY NIGHT…

* WHAT…A mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow expected. The ice
will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the
morning commute on Friday. Total snow and sleet accumulations
around one half an inch and ice accumulations of a trace to
around one tenth of an inch are expected.

* WHERE…Lincoln, Moore and Franklin Counties in Tennessee.
Lauderdale, Limestone, Madison and Jackson Counties in Alabama.

* WHEN…From 8 AM Friday to midnight CST Friday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Changeover from rain to wintry
precipitation will occur from west to east Friday morning to
Friday afternoon and end as light snow late Friday night into
Saturday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling
from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.