Category: Alabama’s Weather

Freezing Fog Advisory Expanded to Include Tuscaloosa & Jefferson Counties

Freezing Fog Advisory Expanded to Include Tuscaloosa & Jefferson Counties

| January 13, 2021 @ 9:38 pm

The freezing fog advisory has been expanded to now include Jefferson and Tuscaloosa counties. The advisory is set to expire at 8:00 am Thursday.

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Freezing Fog Advisory for a Few Counties in Central Alabama Through 8:00 am Thursday

Freezing Fog Advisory for a Few Counties in Central Alabama Through 8:00 am Thursday

| January 13, 2021 @ 8:25 pm

If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Also, be alert for frost on bridge decks causing slippery roads.

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Winter Mix Continues Over North Alabama This Afternoon; Dry And Warmer Tomorrow

Winter Mix Continues Over North Alabama This Afternoon; Dry And Warmer Tomorrow

| January 13, 2021 @ 3:01 pm

RADAR CHECK: The upper trough moving into Alabama has certainly been the overachiever today. Models suggested nothing more than isolated showers, but the cold core system has brought a mix of graupel, sleet, rain, and even a few snow flakes to North/Central Alabama today. The precipitation will end this evening, and no travel impact is expected tonight as the wave moves on to the east.

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Midday Nowcast: Cold with Clouds and Light Wintry Precipitation

Midday Nowcast: Cold with Clouds and Light Wintry Precipitation

| January 13, 2021 @ 11:45 am

An upper-level shortwave is tracking across the state today and is bringing us more clouds than sun, and even a few light showers on the radar with some sleet and graupel being reported.

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Significant Weather Advisory Replaces Freezing Fog Advisory for North Alabama

Significant Weather Advisory Replaces Freezing Fog Advisory for North Alabama

| January 13, 2021 @ 9:11 am

Patchy Freezing Fog will continue to result in visibility reductions across portions of north central Alabama, northeast Alabama and southern Middle Tennessee through 11 AM CST.

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Sleet Over West Alabama; Watch Out for Black Ice on Bridges and Overpasses

Sleet Over West Alabama; Watch Out for Black Ice on Bridges and Overpasses

| January 13, 2021 @ 8:19 am

Sleet is falling across parts of West Alabama this morning. There is also some black ice on highways in the Birmingham area.

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Slick Spots Out There on the Highways Due to Freezing Fog; Please Use Caution if Driving

Slick Spots Out There on the Highways Due to Freezing Fog; Please Use Caution if Driving

| January 13, 2021 @ 8:14 am

There have been several accidents reported on the highways this morning across the Birmingham Metropolitan Area along with slick spots.

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Freezing Fog Early This Morning; Isolated Showers Later Today

Freezing Fog Early This Morning; Isolated Showers Later Today

| January 13, 2021 @ 5:58 am

ICY BRIDGES: Fog is fairly widespread across Alabama early this morning, and with temperatures below freezing, the “freezing fog” is creating ice on bridges and overpasses. Many wrecks have already been reported; be VERY careful if you are driving early this morning. Temperatures will be above freezing by 9:00 a.m.

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Special Weather Statement from NWS Huntsville for Freezing Fog in North Alabama

Special Weather Statement from NWS Huntsville for Freezing Fog in North Alabama

| January 12, 2021 @ 9:10 pm

NWS Huntsville has issued a Special Weather Statement for the following counties in North Alabama: Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan.

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Small Risk Of A Shower Tomorrow; Mostly Dry Through The Weekend

Small Risk Of A Shower Tomorrow; Mostly Dry Through The Weekend

| January 12, 2021 @ 3:08 pm

THIS AFTERNOON: The sun is shining brightly this afternoon north and west of a line from Butler to Tuscaloosa to Lake Guntersville, but to the south and east clouds are hanging tough. Temperatures are only in the 30s under the cloud cover, but in the 40s where the sky has cleared. Most places will see a freeze tonight, with lows early tomorrow ranging from 25 to 33.

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Midday Nowcast: Cold with Slow Clearing

Midday Nowcast: Cold with Slow Clearing

| January 12, 2021 @ 11:33 am

A cloudy and cold day for Alabama, and though dry air is working into the state, it it taking it time in eroding the clouds across the area.

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Quiet Weather Pattern Ahead For Alabama

Quiet Weather Pattern Ahead For Alabama

| January 12, 2021 @ 5:37 am

CLOUDY, COLD MORNING: Temperatures are generally below freezing early this morning in areas north and west of Birmingham, where snow was falling at this time yesterday. Keep in mind a little patchy black ice is possible on bridges there, but elsewhere we are seeing mostly mid to upper 30s at daybreak. We expect some gradual clearing this afternoon, especially over West Alabama, as dry air slowly pushes into the state.

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