Friday, March 07, 2008

Snow begins in Alabama


6:15 Columbus Nexrad

Light Snow/drizzle being reported in the far northwest part of Marion County just after 6 p.m.
At 6:15 in Huntsville...light drizzle and 36.

Radar indicates that snow has entered western Franklin, Colbert, and Lauderdale counies as of 6 p.m.

At 7:10...
light snow falling on the west side of Hamilton

8" of snow in Marianna, AR

3" in downtown Memphis

7:20
Snowing in Millport-Lamar...35 with light wind from NW.

7:20
light snow falling in North Fork 8 miles nne of Hamilton

7:24
tornado warning - metro Atlanta

7:33 snowing good in Hamilton now big flakes

7:45 36 and Sleet in Fayette

7:45 34 in Millport with a pretty good snow shower, flakes getting bigger


7:04 to 7:53 Columbus Nexrad shows snow is increasing

8:00 Great post about current synoptics from meteorologist Tim Coleman

8:08 Temp is 33 in NE Huntsville; light dusting on cars in Hamilton

8:30 Hazardous wx outlook from NWS Huntsville:
"A MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT THE TENNESSEE
VALLEY TONIGHT...
THROUGH MIDDAY SATURDAY...BRINGING SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AND GUSTY
NORTHERLY WINDS TO THE REGION. PRECIPITATION HAS ALREADY CHANGED
OVER TO SNOW ACROSS NORTHWEST ALABAMA.

AS THE COLD AIR CONTINUES TO FILTER IN FROM THE NORTHWEST
OVERNIGHT...THE RAIN AND SLEET ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA WILL
CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW. ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOWFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE OVER MUCH OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY...WITH ACCUMULATIONS
POSSIBLY REACHING FOUR TO FIVE INCHES IN PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
ALABAMA."

2 comments:

michelle said...

Mike, it's MMiklik, I'm here in HSV we are getting some a good heavy freezing rain/sleet.. I'm lost not being able to log onto the Skywatcher IM. If you get this can you pass this info on to our IM for me

Mike said...

I passed it on...what part of town are you in?