winter weather

Winter Weather Shuts Down Most of Selma and Dallas Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A blast of winter weather shut down schools — roads — along with city and county offices in Selma and Dallas County Tuesday. And now the area is bracing for another round of freezing temperatures. Snow flurries — below freezing temperatures — and wind chills that make it feel even colder — aren’t something people…

See What ABC Stores Are Closed Due to Winter Weather Throughout the State

After a review of ongoing inclement winter weather in the state on Tuesday, the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board will not open 16 of its retail stores. However, an additional 30 stores in the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa areas will open at noon. Road conditions are expected to improve later in the day which will allow ABC Store employees to safely…

Closings and Cancellations for Tuesday

Alabama News Network is tracking closings and cancellations due to the winter weather threat and the expectations of a hard freeze tonight that could lead to icy spots on the road Tuesday. We will be updating this list. SCHOOLS: Alabama State University – delayed opening until 10:00AM Alexander City Schools – switching to virtual learning Tuesday Autauga Academy – closed…

Weather Concerns Lead Pike Road Schools to Be All-Virtual on Tuesday

Alabama News Network has confirmed that Pike Road Schools will be all-virtual on Tuesday because of the weather. A spokesperson says the decision was made because due to the EMA’s concerns about the potential of rainfall freezing on roads and bridges around midnight tonight and not melting until afternoon tomorrow, it would be safer to keep students at home for…

ALEA Urges Caution on Alabama Roadways Due to Winter Weather Threat

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is urging drivers to use caution when driving.  Weather forecasts are calling for a mix of wintry precipitation during the next 24 hours, with a mix of ice and snow across the state of Alabama. ALEA encourages motorists who absolutely must drive during the weather event to use extreme caution and to expect roadways and…

City of Montgomery Opening Warming Center Monday and Tuesday

  The City of Montgomery will be opening warming centers on Monday and Tuesday. City leaders say as forecasts call for temperatures to fall below freezing early this week, the warming center will be open at the Montgomery Therapeutic Recreation Center (TRC), 604 Augusta Avenue. The warming center will open each day at 4 p.m. Masks, cots and warm blankets…

Wintry Precipitation Possible in Our Western Counties

The Alabama News Network Weather Authority team is monitoring weather issues throughout the area for today and tonight: A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect until 9PM tonight for Hale and Marengo counties in the western part of the Alabama News Network viewing area. Freezing rain is expected, possibly mixed with sleet. Total ice accumulations up to two tenths of…

Icy Conditions Improve Slightly, Officials Still Warn Drivers To Stay Off Roadways

Icy, slushy roads left behind from a winter blast  had even emergency personnel in Montgomery navigating with extreme caution. Montgomery’s Mayor and Police Chief said crews had responded to dozens of accidents and pleading with drivers to stay off the roads until conditions had significantly improve. “We are stretched to the limit, we cannot continue to try to get people…

Roads Icy at Daybreak Wednesday in Montgomery

Alabama Chief Meteorologist Shane Butler was out in our Thunder Truck before daybreak to check on road conditions in Montgomery. He found many icy spots. One of the biggest problems is not being able to see the lines in the road. His advice is to stay in until conditions improve, which could be awhile because temperatures are not expected to…