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Weather update 3:39 p.m.

FOR AREAS GENERALLY EAST OF INTERSTATE 65 AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE

20…THERE WILL BE A POSSIBILITY OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF

AROUND ONE QUARTER INCH THROUGH 6 PM. SOME ISOLATED SLICK ROADWAYS

WILL DEVELOP. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF DURING THE EVENING HOURS. FOR

ALL OTHER AREAS…A RAIN/SLEET AND SNOW MIX IS POSSIBLE WITH

NO ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH CENTRAL ALABAMA TONIGHT AND

TEMPERATURES WILL PLUMMET. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES WILL

GENERALLY RANGE FROM 12 DEGREE NORTHWEST TO 23 DEGREES SOUTHEAST.

TO PREVENT FREEZING AND POSSIBLE BURSTING OF OUTDOOR WATER PIPES…

PIPES SHOULD BE WRAPPED…DRAINED…OR ALLOWED TO DRIP SLOWLY. THOSE

THAT HAVE IN-GROUND SPRINKLER SYSTEMS SHOULD DRAIN THEIR SYSTEMS…OR

COVER ANY ABOVE-GROUND PIPES TO PROTECT THEM FROM FREEZING.

ANY WATER THAT REMAINS ON AREA ROADWAYS OVERNIGHT WILL FREEZE. THERE

IS A CHANCE OF SOME BLACK ICE AND ANYONE TRAVELING OVERNIGHT WILL

NEED TO EXERCISE EXTRA CAUTION.