Roads begin to ice as winter weather moves in - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Roads begin to ice as winter weather moves in

Posted: Updated:
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Winter weather will impact many area roadways this morning. The worst of the weather has remained just to the north of the I-20 corridor this morning. We've had multiple reports of icy conditions and roads are expected to worsen through 8am.

The Highway 278 corridor has been on of the worst places for icy travel. We've also had numerous reports of travel issues in Walker, Blount, Cullman, Etowah, Winston, and Marion Counties. If you must travel this morning - please use extra caution especially on bridges and other elevated roadways. Farther to the north, the Tennessee Valley is experiencing some heavy snowfall this morning. While we may have some road issues, the threat for power outages is considerably lower.

If you live south of I-20, expect mainly a cold rain through the morning hours. Temperatures will reach the mid to upper 30s later today and this should help reduce any widespread road issues.  Expect to see off and on rainfall through the rest of the day with the possibility of additional snowfall east of I-65 later this evening and possibly continuing through Wednesday.

For continuing severe weather updates, visit www.myfoxstorm.com.

For information on school closings, please visit www.myfoxclosings.com.

 

SEVERE WEATHER ALERTS

To get severe weather alerts to your cell phone via text message, please visit www.myfoxal.com/alerts to subscribe. Message and data rates may apply.

To get severe weather alerts on your smart phone, please visit www.myfoxal.com/apps to download and install one of our weather apps.

 

FACEBOOK AND TWITTER

Follow FOX6 News and the FOX6 Weather team on Twitter and Facebook for continuous updates on the weather:

News
twitter.com/myfoxal
facebook.com/myfoxal

Weather
twitter.com/myfoxstorm
facebook.com/WBRCWeather

Mobile users can also visit http://m.myfoxal.com for news, weather, and traffic updates.

Please visit myfoxal.com/traffic for the latest traffic conditions.  You can also sign up for free traffic alerts from the FOX6 Traffic Tracker.  



RADIO

You can get severe weather updates, including live FOX6 severe weather coverage, on the following Clear Channel radio stations in west and central Alabama:

Tuscaloosa: 94.1 ZBQ, 98.1 TXT, News Radio 105.9, and WACT 1420 AM

Birmingham: Magic 96.5, 102.5 The Bull, 103.7 The Q, & News Radio 105.5 WERC



 

WEATHER PICTURES

Upload your weather photos and videos at www.TellFox.com or email them to pix@wbrc.com.

Copyright 2014 WBRC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow