Frigid Temperatures Arrive in Alabama

The coldest weather of the season is headed for Alabama. Already, snow flurries could be seen falling across the greater Birmingham and the Tennessee Valley areas this morning.

The National Weather Service is forecasting temperatures to dip into the low 20s tonight across much of Alabama.

The Arctic clipper will feel even colder because a lake wind advisory is in effect until 4 p.m. today for 32 counties in east and south Alabama. Meteorologists says we can expect sustained winds of 10 to 20 miles-per-hour.

Residents are urged to take the proper precautions and remember the three Ps when dealing with extreme cold -- take measures to protect people, pets and pipes. Also, please remember to keep space heaters away from walls, furniture, and curtains.

Forecaster say warmer air will reach the state by Tuesday.

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