AL EMA encourages residents to prepare for winter weather

CLANTON, AL (WSFA) - The National Weather Service is forecasting a wintry weather mix overnight into early Wednesday morning for several Alabama counties.

Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing in many locations across Central and Northern Alabama in the coming days.

Read more from the Doppler 12 StormVision team in our specific area HERE.

The Alabama Emergency Management Agency says it is monitoring the weather and is on standby coordinate resources.

The National Weather Service is predicting a period of moderate rainfall Tuesday night, along with the possibility of minor accumulations of sleet and/or snow.

Drivers should be extremely cautious and stay up-to-date by following the Doppler 12 StormVision team on-air, online and on their mobile devices.

Residents in Central and North Alabama should minimize travel this evening, according to the EMA, and if travel is necessary, keep a disaster supply kit in their vehicle.

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