Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Pickens and Tuscaloosa Counties until 9:00 AM Saturday:

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.
Wind Advisory until Midnight tonight:
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED.WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.
 When and What to Expect:Tonight:
Snow may continue to mix in with rain through late evening.
Temperatures remain steady at 34 degrees. Tuscaloosa County should remain above freezing until around 8:00 PM.
No travel issues expected through this evening.
Most precipitation should exit Tuscaloosa County after 10 PM tonight. We won’t have long below freezing until precipitation stops.
 If any, accumulations will be minor (less than half an inch), in the northern portion of Tuscaloosa County.
Overnight, some elevated areas could become slick as temperatures drop below freezing.
Saturday:
Saturday morning should be free of precipitation but will remain windy with gusts to 30 mph.
Temperatures will not transition above freezing until late-morning Saturday.
Spotty icy travel conditions, especially on bridges and elevated roadways, could exist through mid-morning.
Mostly cloudy Saturday morning, then gradually becoming sunny by afternoon, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
 
Light snow showers and flurries will continue across Central Alabama until around 10 to 11 PM. Most locations in the Winter Advisory area will receive a dusting to slight accumulations on grassy areas. Travelers in North Alabama could see 1” to 2” in some spots. Cold sustained winds of 10 to 20 mph with gusts upwards of 30 mph are expected throughout the evening.
 
As a precautionary measure, Tuscaloosa DOT has pre-treated Lurleen Wallace, McFarland Blvd., and Alberta bridges as well as the Lake Tuscaloosa Dam Spillway overpass. No widespread travel issues are expected in West Central Alabama. However, there could be slick spots on bridges, overpasses and elevated roadways through early Saturday morning.
 
 

Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Pickens and Tuscaloosa Counties until 9:00 AM Saturday: