Saturday Snow Threat Melts to “Minimal At Best” in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Little to no snow will accumulate in the Tuscaloosa area Saturday morning, the National Weather Service said in a statement issued just before 6 a.m.
In a Special Weather Statement, the NWS said a few bands of light snow or snow flurries may be possible until noon Saturday, but any accumulation is expected to be "minimal at best."
Flurries fell across West Alabama late Friday night and in the predawn hours of Sunday morning, but have not amounted to any snow event of note in or around the Tuscaloosa area.
Temperatures have dropped precipitously, from the warm 70s Friday to below freezing Saturday morning, leading the NWS to conclude that the biggest concern going forward will be wet roads or bridges that may freeze over in the cold conditions.
"Temperatures falling below freezing with residential moisture on local roadways will lead to the possibility of hazardous travel in some areas," the special weather statement said. "Black ice may create slick spots on some local roads, bridges and overpasses. Please use extra caution if you have to travel."
Stay cautious while driving in the area Saturday morning, and stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread for updates on this weather event if they become necessary.