The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Winter Storm Warning for freezing rain and sleet… which is in effect from 3 am to 3 pm Thursday.
Counties: Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan, De Kalb, Jackson and Marshall.
Rain is expected to transition to freezing rain early Thursday morning across the region. The freezing rain may become mixed with or change over to sleet.
Ice accumulations between one quarter to three tenths of an inch and sleet accumulations around a half an inch are likely.
Widespread hazardous traveling conditions are likely across northern Alabama and southern middle Tennessee due to the ice and sleet accumulations on roads and bridges.