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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
839 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM EXPECTED ON THURSDAY...

.AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING ANOTHER ROUND
OF FROZEN PRECIPITATION TO CENTRAL ALABAMA ON THURSDAY. A STRONG
ARCTIC FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA OVERNIGHT WITH MUCH COLDER
AIR MOVING INTO THE REGION. AREAS OF RAIN WILL BEGIN TO CHANGE OVER
TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET EARLY THURSDAY MORNING LASTING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS NORTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALABAMA WHERE ACCUMULATION
SLEET WILL BE POSSIBLE AS WELL. TEMPERATURES ACROSS NORTHWEST
ALABAMA ARE NOT EXPECTED TO CLIMB ABOVE FREEZING UNTIL FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

ALZ011>015-017-051200-
/O.CON.KBMX.WS.W.0002.150305T0900Z-150305T2100Z/
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAMILTON...SULLIGENT...VERNON...
FAYETTE...JASPER...ONEONTA
839 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST
THURSDAY...

* EVENT...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING ICE IN THE WARNED AREA...WITH
  MINOR SLEET ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE AS WELL.

* TIMING...FROM 3 AM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH 3 PM THURSDAY
  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.

&&

$$

ALZ018>020-022>026-030>032-034-051200-
/O.CON.KBMX.ZR.Y.0002.150305T0900Z-150305T2100Z/
ETOWAH-CALHOUN-CHEROKEE-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-
ST. CLAIR-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-BIBB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GADSDEN...ANNISTON...CENTRE...
CARROLLTON...TUSCALOOSA...BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...PELHAM...
ALABASTER...PELL CITY...MOODY...LIVINGSTON...EUTAW...GREENSBORO...
MOUNDVILLE...CENTREVILLE
839 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...FROM 3 AM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH 3 PM THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON.

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

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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