Freeze Watch in Alabama

Freeze Watch
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
332 PM CDT SAT MAR 22 2008

...FREEZING OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO START OFF THE
WEEK...

.A LATE COLD SNAP WILL BRING THE THREAT OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES
TO CENTRAL ALABAMA SUNDAY NIGHT...THREATENING AREA AGRICULTURAL
AND HORTICULTURAL INTERESTS...AS WELL AS BACKYARD GARDENERS.

NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT EXTENDING FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST INTO THE
SOUTHEAST WILL ADVECT UNSEASONABLY COLD AIR INTO THE AREA SUNDAY
AND MONDAY...RESULTING IN LOW TEMPERATURES SUNDAY NIGHT THAT WILL
FALL INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 30S ACROSS ALL OF CENTRAL ALABAMA.
ALTHOUGH THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY UP AND THE AIR MASS WILL
BE VERY DRY...THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE THAT TEMPERATURES WILL
APPROACH THE FREEZING MARK...ESPECIALLY IN PROTECTED AND LOW LYING
AREAS. IF THE FORECAST REMAINS UNCHANGED...A FREEZE WARNING WILL
BE REQUIRED FOR AT LEAST PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALABAMA.

THE COLD CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT...WITH
TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO BE AS COLD OR COLDER...WITH FREEZING
CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO BE MORE WIDESPREAD. A FREEZE WARNING MAY
ALSO BE NECESSARY ONCE AGAIN FOR MONDAY NIGHT.

ALZ011>015-017>050-230445-
/O.NEW.KBMX.FZ.A.0001.080324T0700Z-080324T1400Z/
/O.NEW.KBMX.FZ.A.0002.080325T0600Z-080325T1400Z/
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CALHOUN-
CHEROKEE-CLEBURNE-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-ST. CLAIR-
TALLADEGA-CLAY-RANDOLPH-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-
COOSA-TALLAPOOSA-CHAMBERS-MARENGO-DALLAS-AUTAUGA-LOWNDES-ELMORE-
MONTGOMERY-MACON-BULLOCK-LEE-RUSSELL-PIKE-BARBOUR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAMILTON...SULLIGENT...VERNON...
FAYETTE...DOUBLE SPRINGS...JASPER...ONEONTA...GADSDEN...
ANNISTON...CENTRE...HEFLIN...CARROLLTON...TUSCALOOSA...
BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...COLUMBIANA...PELHAM...ALABASTER...
PELL CITY...MOODY...TALLADEGA...SYLACAUGA...ASHLAND...ROANOKE...
LIVINGSTON...EUTAW...GREENSBORO...MOUNDVILLE...MARION...
CENTREVILLE...CLANTON...ROCKFORD...ALEXANDER CITY...DADEVILLE...
VALLEY...LANETT...LAFAYETTE...DEMOPOLIS...LINDEN...SELMA...
PRATTVILLE...FORT DEPOSIT...HAYNEVILLE...WETUMPKA...TALLASSEE...
MONTGOMERY...TUSKEGEE...UNION SPRINGS...AUBURN...OPELIKA...
PHENIX CITY...TROY...EUFAULA
332 PM CDT SAT MAR 22 2008

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...
...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...AND FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

NEAR FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
NIGHT ACROSS CENTRAL ALABAMA. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL
INTO THE LOW TO MID 30S SUNDAY NIGHT AS EARLY AS 2 AM IN SOME
LOCATIONS...AND LASTING UNTIL 9 AM MONDAY.

EVEN COLDER TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT...WITH SOME
READINGS IN THE UPPER 20S POSSIBLE IN THE NORMALLY COLDER...
PROTECTED LOCATIONS...WITH THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA FALLING INTO
THE LOWER 30S. FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE BETWEEN 1 AM AND
9 AM ON TUESDAY.

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.


631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 16930616 - wibw.com/a?a=16930616