Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
717 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM CONTINUES TODAY...

.AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF FROZEN PRECIPITATION
TO CENTRAL ALABAMA TODAY. AREAS OF RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO CHANGE
OVER TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET NORTHWEST THIS MORNING. THIS
CHANGEOVER ZONE WILL SLIDE SOUTHEASTWARD AND THE PRECIPITATION
WILL LAST INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ALABAMA. TEMPERATURES ACROSS FAR NORTHWEST ALABAMA ARE NOT
EXPECTED TO CLIMB ABOVE FREEZING UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

ALZ022>024-052100-
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PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARROLLTON...TUSCALOOSA...BIRMINGHAM...
HOOVER
717 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON. THE FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...THROUGH 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON.


* LOCATION...AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF GARDENDALE TO ALICEVILLE.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SLEET ACCUMULATION ONE HALF TO THREE QUARTERS OF
  AN INCH AND FREEZING RAIN...ICE ACCUMULATION OF UP TO A QUARTER
  OF AN INCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SLEET MEANS THAT A WINTER STORM SYSTEM
IS IMPACTING THE AREA WITH SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SLEET. TRAVEL IS
LIKELY TO BE SEVERELY IMPACTED.

&&

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MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAMILTON...SULLIGENT...VERNON...
FAYETTE...JASPER...ONEONTA
717 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* EVENT...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING ICE IN THE WARNED AREA...ALONG
  WITH SLEET ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE UP TO 1.5 INCHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM MILLPORT...TO
  CORDOVA...TO ONEONTA.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ICE TOTALS OF UP TO THREE-TENTHS OF AN INCH
  WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH SLEET ACCUMULATIONS UP TO TWO-TENTHS OF
  AN INCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE
ACCUMULATIONS AND SOME SLEET...WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR
IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY
BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

&&

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ETOWAH-CALHOUN-CHEROKEE-SHELBY-ST. CLAIR-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-BIBB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GADSDEN...ANNISTON...CENTRE...PELHAM...
ALABASTER...PELL CITY...MOODY...LIVINGSTON...EUTAW...GREENSBORO...
CENTREVILLE
717 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...THROUGH 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...AREAS ROUGHLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LIVINGSTON...TO
  ALABASTER... TO PELL CITY...TO ANNISTON LINE.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATION OF LESS THAN ONE TENTH OF AN
  INCH IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. BE
PREPARED FOR AN UPGRADE TO A WINTER STORM WARNING IF NEEDED.

&&

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