Dense Fog Advisory Issued For Most Of Central Alabama

| November 9, 2017 @ 10:13 pm

The National Weather Service office in Birmingham has issued a Dense Fog Advisory until 7:00 AM CST for these counties in Central Alabama…

Autauga, Barbour, Bibb, Bullock, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Montgomery, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker

Normally cooler locations, areas that remain wet from resent rain and areas near water may experience dense fog overnight. This fog will be very localized and may only last for 4 hours or so. Development will occur as the clouds diminish and it begins cooling. Localized visibilities may be reduced to less than one half mile at times. Conditions are expected to improve northwest to southeast overnight, and the fog should be gone by around sunrise.

* VISIBILITY…less than one half mile at times.

* IMPACTS…hazardous driving conditions are expected and may quickly be encountered due to its patchy nature.

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one half of a mile. If driving…slow down… use your headlights…and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.


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Scott Martin is a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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