Warning Issue Date: 915 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018
Warning Expiration: 1300 GMT 17 2018
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north Alabama and portions of
southern middle Tennessee.
Light snow is possible along and near the I-59 corridor in far
northeast Alabama through midnight CST. Regardless of location,
roads will remain hazardous overnight due to the light snowpack and
black ice. In some areas, roads may be impassable. Travel is
discouraged unless it is absolutely necessary!
North winds in the to 5 to 15 mph range will combine with very cold
temperatures to produce wind chills below zero late tonight into
Wednesday morning. Most valley locations will drop into the zero to
10 below range, with 10 to 15 below zero possible atop the
Cumberland Plateau. A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued for the
entire area. Please refer to this product for additional details.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday...
A Wind Chill Advisory will remain in effect until 10 AM CST on
.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
Activation of storm spotters and emergency management personnel is
not anticipated at this time.
Warning Issue Date: 858 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018
Warning Expiration: 1600 GMT 17 2018
...Widespread Hazardous Travel Conditions Will Continue Overnight
into Wednesday Morning...
The combination of bitter cold, subfreezing air and snow
accumulations has led to the development of black ice on area
roadways. Emergency management and law enforcement officials have
reported slick roads and dangerous travel conditions across North
Alabama and Southern Middle Tennessee, particularly on secondary
These hazardous travel conditions will persist through much
of Wednesday morning, including the rush hour commute as
temperatures will remain well below freezing. Travel is strongly
discouraged and should be avoided unless absolutely necessary!
If you must travel, use extreme caution, especially on bridges,
overpasses, and elevated highways where water freezes first. Do not
assume that a well traveled road will be free of ice. Dress warmly
and keep a winter travel kit in your vehicle.