Winter Storm Watch Posted For North/Northwest Alabama Wed Afternoon

edited to include graphics from NWS HUN

More additional wintry weather is likely beginning Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning. Temperatures are more likely to be freezing for areas west of Interstate 65 during this time – those who have unfortunately had the worst of the previous ice storm.

For areas not included in the Watch, a “cold rain” is briefly expected but not for an extended amount of time and no significant impacts are expected at this time. Continue to check back for the latest updates

[spoiler title=”Winter Storm Watch From NWS HUN”]

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
903 PM CST Tue Feb 16 2021

ALZ001>005-171300-
/O.NEW.KHUN.WS.A.0002.210217T2200Z-210218T1200Z/
Lauderdale-Colbert-Franklin AL-Lawrence-Limestone-
Including the cities of Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield,
Tuscumbia, Russellville, Red Bay, Moulton, Town Creek, and Athens
903 PM CST Tue Feb 16 2021

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow and sleet
  accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of one
  to two tenths of an inch possible.

* WHERE...Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin AL, Lawrence and
  Limestone counties.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Dangerous travel conditions will redevelop
  quickly due to very cold ground and surface temperatures.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

TNZ076-096-097-171300-
/O.NEW.KHUN.WS.A.0002.210218T0000Z-210218T1200Z/
Moore-Lincoln-Franklin TN-
Including the cities of Lynchburg, Fayetteville, Winchester,
Sewanee, Decherd, Estill Springs, and Cowan
903 PM CST Tue Feb 16 2021

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow and sleet
  accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of
  around one tenth of an inch possible.

* WHERE...Moore, Lincoln and Franklin TN counties.

* WHEN...From Wednesday evening through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Dangerous travel conditions will redevelop
  quickly due to very cold ground and surface temperatures.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.[/spoiler]