The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for many counties in Central Alabama effective until noon Saturday, March 2.
The NWS says that light snow showers are possible across north central Alabama overnight and will likely move southward.
Several rounds of moderate showers could result in accumulations up to half an inch in grassy and elevated areas. Snowfall accumulations up to one inch are possible further into northeast Alabama.
The showers could begin as early as 6 p.m. Friday and last through noon Saturday.
The counties included in the advisory are: Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Etowah, Fayette, Jefferson, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, Tuscaloosa. Walker, and Winston.
J-P Dice writes in his latest weather blog that most of the FOX6 viewing area will see cloudly skies Friday evening with overnights lows in the 30s. Temperatures will struggle to reach the lower 40s on Saturday and counties in northern Alabama may remain in the 30s.
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