Winter Storm Watch Issued for Friday

winter-storm-watchThe National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Winter Storm Watch in effect for Noon on Friday through 9am Saturday for snow and ice accumulations.

The watch includes the Tennessee Valley counties of north Alabama.

A Low pressure system will approach from the west Thursday night into Friday.

Light snow will overspread the region late Thursday night, transitioning to freezing rain and sleet late Friday afternoon.

The frozen precipitation is expected to change to all rain after midnight Friday night
into Saturday morning.

Early projections: 1 to 2 inches on sleet and snow and 1/4 to 1/2 of ice possible.

These timings can and probably will change based on updated trends as the event gets closer.