Thursday, January 28, 2010

Winter Weather Advisory, NWS Huntsville


SREF Probability Precip Type is Freezing Rain - Friday Afternoon

MADISON-MORGAN-MARSHALL-CULLMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HUNTSVILLE...DECATUR...GUNTERSVILLE...
CULLMAN
941 PM CST THU JAN 28 2010

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO 9 AM
CST SATURDAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO
9 AM CST SATURDAY.

A POTENT STORM WILL TRACK ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST AND DEEP
SOUTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A MIXTURE OF SLEET...SNOW...AND
POSSIBLY FREEZING RAIN WILL BEGIN BY LATE FRIDAY MORNING. SOME OF
THIS PRECIPITATION MAY CHANGE OVER TO RAIN BRIEFLY...MAINLY SOUTH
OF THE TENNESSEE RIVER.

SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SLEET ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN
AREAS CLOSER TO THE TENNESSEE STATE LINE WHERE SLEET ACCUMULATION
OF UP TO ONE HALF INCH IS POSSIBLE ON FRIDAY. SOME LIGHT ICE
ACCUMULATION DUE TO FREEZING RAIN CANNOT BE RULED OUT AS WELL.
THE MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT...BEFORE
CHANGING TO SOME SNOW OVERNIGHT WITH LIGHT ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE.

TEMPERATURES MAY NOT CLIMB ABOVE FREEZING ON SATURDAY...SO
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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