Winter Weather Advisory for Tennessee Valley through early Saturday morning
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a winter weather advisory for the Tennessee Valley. The advisory covers all of north Alabama, as well as Franklin, Lincoln and Moore Counties in southern Tennessee.
The winter weather advisory continues until midnight Saturday for Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence, Lauderdale and Limestone Counties. Franklin, Lincoln and Moore Counties in Tennessee are also under the advisory for this time period.“The next wave moves in this afternoon and evening bringing as much as 1-3” of snow to Cherokee, Etowah, DeKalb, Marshall, Cullman and Jackson Counties. That’s where travel problems may be the most significant.”
The timing is different for DeKalb, Cullman, Jackson, Madison, Marshall and Morgan Counties. For these areas, the winter weather advisory continues through 3 a.m. Saturday.
Light accumulations of snow are possible within the advisory area.
With temperatures only in the 20s Friday, any snow that falls will stick. This means slick spots may develop quickly, especially on bridges and overpasses.
A winter weather advisory is issued for a winter weather situation that causes significant inconveniences.
Winter weather can be life threatening if caution is not exercised, and frequently a winter weather advisory will be issued if travel impacts can be expected.
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