Huntsville Issues Winter Weather Advisory


The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a mixture of freezing rain, sleet, and snow…which is in effect from 10 pm this evening to 9 am Monday.

* Timing and areas affected: Rain will gradually transition to sleet and freezing rain by 10 pm tonight across much of northern Alabama and southern middle Tennessee. Areas north of the Tennessee River will also have light snow… sleet and freezing rain through Monday morning.

* Counties included in the advisory: Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone and Madison, Marshall and Morgan.

* Accumulations… light sleet and snow accumulations of up to 1/2 inch and light freezing rain accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch.

* Impacts… travel will likely be impacted in some locations by this winter weather event. Bridges… overpasses and secondary roads will become slick and hazardous. Even minor freezing rain… sleet… and snow accumulations will cause slick travel due to temperatures
remaining below freezing through mid morning on Monday.