The Tennessee Valley woke up to frosty conditions again this Wednesday morning, as lows dropped below freezing in some locations. Overnight temperatures are forecast to be cold on Thursday morning!

Cold Nights Ahead – How To Safely Heat Your Home

The arctic cold air mass in place over the region combined with mainly clear skies and calmer winds will lead to bitterly cold conditions. A Freeze Warning goes into effect again, late Wednesday night and remains in effect through 9 am Thursday morning!

Cold Weather Is Coming – Be Prepared

You may be wondering what the difference is between a Freeze Watch and a Freeze Warning. For Alabama and Tennessee, a watch is issued when temperatures are forecast to reach 32 degrees or lower within the next 12 to 48 hours. The watch is upgraded to a warning when temperatures drop below 32 degrees for three consecutive hours.

It is important to take the necessary precautions to protect yourself and your property from the bitter cold! Stick with the Weather Authority for the latest on any weather alerts that may be issued.