The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued several hazardous weather alerts for our area for the next couple of days.
A hard freeze watch is in effect for southeast Alabama and most of southwest Georgia with temperatures expected to dip into the low 20’s:
The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a Hard Freeze Watch, which is in effect from late Wednesday night through Thursday morning. * TEMPERATURE...Lows around 20. * IMPACTS...A prolonged period of sub-freezing temperatures will be a danger for pets, livestock and sensitive vegetation. Exposed water pipes will be at risk of freezing and possibly bursting. In addition to the freeze watch, a wind chill advisory has been issued as the cold front moves through our area:
* WHAT...Light snow possible with accumulations generally less than 1 inch with wind chill values in the teens. * WHERE...Portions of southeast Alabama, south central and southwest Georgia and the Florida panhandle. * WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ this evening to 1 PM EST /noon CST/ Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 1 AM EST /midnight CST/ to 1 PM EST /noon CST/ Wednesday. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means that visibilities will be limited due to strong winds blowing snow around. Use caution when traveling, especially in open areas. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.