Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
706 PM CST MON FEB 23 2015

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706 PM CST MON FEB 23 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A WINTRY MIX IS ANTICIPATED OVERNIGHT. THIS ACTIVITY WILL OCCUR
NORTH OF A LINE FROM DEMOPOLIS TO CLANTON TO WEDOWEE. THE
PRECIPITATION WILL SLOWLY TRANSITION FROM A RAIN SLEET MIX NORTH
TO AN ALL WINTRY MIX NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CENTRAL CENTRAL WILL
SEE A DELAY OF 3 HOURS OF SO ON THIS TRANSITION TIME LINE. THE
PRECIPITATION WILL BE RATHER LIGHT OVERALL...BUT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE INCH OR LESS CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR HAMILTON
AND DOUBLE SPRINGS. A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS
THE ENTIRE ADVISORY AREA BY MORNING. USE EXTREME CAUTION IS TRAVELING
OVERNIGHT ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A LINGERING CHANCE FOR A WINTRY MIX EXISTS THROUGH 9 AM TUESDAY
NEAR A LINE FROM DEMOPOLIS TO CLANTON TO WEDOWEE.
ADDITIONALLY...WHERE THE PRECIPITATION ENDS TEMPERATURES WILL FALL
BELOW 32 DEGREES. SOME TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
ADVISORY AREA.

A WINTER STORM SYSTEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE ACCUMULATING
SNOW AND SLEET WITH AMOUNTS UP TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE NORTHERN
HALF OF CENTRAL ALABAMA ON WEDNESDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
TRACKS ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST. THE SPECIFIC TRACK AND
INTENSITY OF THE SYSTEM WILL MAKE A BIG IMPACT ON WHERE THE
HEAVIEST WINTER PRECIPITATION FALLS. RIGHT NOW THE GREATEST
IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE NEAR AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20
BEGINNING LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BECOME NECESSARY AT TIMES
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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