Archive for February 15th, 2021

NWS Huntsville’s Special Weather Statement on Icy Conditions in North Alabama

NWS Huntsville’s Special Weather Statement on Icy Conditions in North Alabama

| February 15, 2021 @ 10:12 pm

Lingering moisture from recent rainfall, in combination with cold air moving into the region, has created widespread black ice on a number of area roadways, including some major highways.

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Black Ice Developing on Roadways Across Portions of North/Central Alabama

Black Ice Developing on Roadways Across Portions of North/Central Alabama

| February 15, 2021 @ 10:02 pm

Black ice is now forming on major roadways and highways across North/Central Alabama, to go along with the roadways already covered with ice and sleet from the wintry precipitation that fell earlier today.

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Alabama Newscenter — Auburn University’s Tiger Excellence Scholars Program Participants Thriving, Becoming Leaders

Alabama Newscenter — Auburn University’s Tiger Excellence Scholars Program Participants Thriving, Becoming Leaders

| February 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

The Tiger Excellence Scholars Program (TESP) has been a considerable success in its nearly 15-year existence at Auburn University.

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NWS Huntsville Cancels Ice & Winter Storm Warnings, Issues Wind Chill Advisory

NWS Huntsville Cancels Ice & Winter Storm Warnings, Issues Wind Chill Advisory

| February 15, 2021 @ 6:57 pm

NWS Huntsville has issued a Wind Chill Advisory valid from 1:00 am Tuesday to 9:00 am Tuesday for the following counties in North Alabama: Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, and Morgan.

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Precipitation is Out of the Area; Now We Watch the Mercury Plummet

Precipitation is Out of the Area; Now We Watch the Mercury Plummet

| February 15, 2021 @ 6:28 pm

All precipitation has moved out of North/Central Alabama, so now we wait for the very cold air to move into the area.

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Winter Weather Advisory Canceled; Ice & Winter Storm Warnings Allowed to Expire; Hard Freeze Warning Goes Into Effect Tonight

Winter Weather Advisory Canceled; Ice & Winter Storm Warnings Allowed to Expire; Hard Freeze Warning Goes Into Effect Tonight

| February 15, 2021 @ 4:43 pm

With the threat of freezing rain and sleet accumulations almost completely over, NWS Birmingham has allowed the Winter Weather Advisory along with the Ice and Winter Storm Warnings to be canceled or expire. A Hard Freeze Warning goes into effect for all of Central Alabama later tonight.

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A Few Images of Ice Accumulations from Around the Area

A Few Images of Ice Accumulations from Around the Area

| February 15, 2021 @ 3:47 pm

The Spann Twitter Army has sent in some icing pictures from around North/Central Alabama. We have picked a few to show you on the blog.

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Alabama Newscenter — Mobile’s Mardi Gras Kept Alive With Downtown Porch Celebration

Alabama Newscenter — Mobile’s Mardi Gras Kept Alive With Downtown Porch Celebration

| February 15, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

Mobile is the birthplace of America’s first Mardi Gras, and with pandemic safety guidelines in place, Mobilians have found an unusual way to commemorate this annual event with the Mobile Porch Parade.

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Roads Now Impassible in Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, & Winston Counties

Roads Now Impassible in Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, & Winston Counties

| February 15, 2021 @ 2:51 pm

All roads in the following counties have been deemed impassable until further notice due to icy conditions: Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, and Winston counties.

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Precipitation Ends This Evening; Very Cold

Precipitation Ends This Evening; Very Cold

| February 15, 2021 @ 2:14 pm

RADAR CHECK: Rain and freezing rain along with some sleet continues over much of North/Central Alabama this afternoon, with strong to severe storms over the southern tip of the state, where severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for parts of Coffee, Dale, Geneva, Henry and Houston counties at mid-afternoon.

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