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Lenox, Alabama

Lat: 31.34N, Lon: 87.19W
Wx Zone: ALZ056
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WIND CHILL ADVISORY
Warning Issue Date: 1201 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018
Warning Expiration: 1415 GMT 17 2018
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Precipitation, mainly in the form of snow, will move east across the region through the early morning hours. Along the leading edge of the precipitation and down along the coast, a brief period of freezing rain and sleet is likely. Light accumulations, less than a tenth of an inch of freezing rain, and less than one half inch of sleet are expected. Snowfall accumulations of 1 to nearly 2 inches are possible over inland areas in association with the heavier snowbands. Since temperatures are already well below freezing across most of the area, hazardous driving conditions are becoming widespread across interior portions of southeast Mississippi due to accumulating snow and some icing. Conditions will very slowly improve through Noon tomorrow. Strong north winds will result in dangerous wind chill values in the single digits late tonight and early Wednesday morning. * WHERE...Areas south of the I-10 Corridor will experience a of freezing rain before changing over to sleet and snow overnight, whereas north of I-10 will be primarily snow. * WHEN...The wintry precipitation will continue across most inland areas through 2 AM, then gradually end from west to east through 6 AM. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 AM CST Wednesday. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect from midnight tonight to 11 AM CST Wednesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for hazardous conditions on area roadways, especially inland areas. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. 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. A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

HARD FREEZE WARNING
Warning Issue Date: 1149 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018
Warning Expiration: 1400 GMT 17 2018
...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THURSDAY... * TEMPERATURE...Dropping to the mid teens to around 20 degrees tonight and again Wednesday night. * IMPACTS...Sub-freezing temperatures could result in hypothermia and will also be a danger for pets, livestock and sensitive vegetation. Exposed water pipes will be at risk of freezing and possibly bursting. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Hard Freeze Warning means temperatures of 20 degrees or lower are expected. These temperatures can cause exposed water pipes to burst. If you have any exterior open air piping, ensure the pipes are adequately covered and open the faucet slightly for a small stream of water overnight. Check on elderly neighbors to make sure they have adequate heat. Area shelters should continue to expect increased demand. Outdoor pets and livestock should also have adequate warmth. Take adequate safety precautions with heating systems, and make sure to utilize carbon monoxide detectors in enclosed spaces. Ensure space heaters are not left unattended and are not used near flammable materials such as curtains or bed coverings. Space heaters account for one out of every three home heating fires and four out of five home heating fire deaths. &&


Warning Issue Date: 301 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018
Warning Expiration: 2115 GMT 17 2018
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central Alabama...southwest Alabama...northwest Florida and southeast Mississippi. .DAY ONE...Through Midday Wednesday A Winter Weather Advisory and a Wind chill Advisory are in effect through 6 AM tomorrow morning for all of interior southeast Mississippi, southwestern Alabama and the westernmost Florida Panhandle. A Wind Chill Advisory is also in effect from Midnight until 11 AM CST tomorrow morning. For full event details please see the NWS Mobile, AL webpage at weather.gov/mob. In addition to all of the graphics, please see our Winter Weather Warnings/Watches and Advisories Statement on the drop down text menu at the bottom of our front home page. A Hard Freeze Warning is also in effect overnight for all counties except coastal Alabama, both coastal Santa Rosa and Okaloosa Counties and all of Okaloosa County in Florida. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday A Hard Freeze Warning is in effect for all zones tomorrow night through early Thursday morning. In areas that receive the most snow and freezing rain, patchy black ice will likely be a problem. This will create unexpected slick spots, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. Southerly flow returns by the weekend. With warm Gulf air flowing over cool nearshore waters, dense fog formation along the coast is likely this weekend. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Activation of SkyWarn Severe Storm Spotter networks is not expected.