Statement as of 4:14 AM CST on January 17, 2018
Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 17, 2018
... Wind Chill Advisory now in effect until noon CST today...
* what... very cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills to
range from zero to 10 below zero through late this morning.
* Where... all of northwest and north central Alabama, and portions
of northeast Alabama.
* When... until noon CST today.
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
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Statement as of 5:24 AM CST on January 17, 2018
Expires 11:00 AM EST on January 17, 2018
858 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018
... Widespread hazardous travel conditions will continue this
The combination of bitterly cold, subfreezing temperatures 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 northern
Alabama and southern middle Tennessee, particularly on secondary
These hazardous travel conditions will persist through much of the
morning, including the rush hour commute as temperatures will remain
well below freezing. High temperatures will rise only into the lower
20s later this afternoon. 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. Reduce travel speed as appropriate
and leave extra room for vehicles in front of you. Do not assume that
a well traveled Road will be totally free of ice. Dress warmly and
keep a winter travel kit in your vehicle.