County braces for possible snow, freezing rain

Saturday high

"As of Friday, it's been 12 days of temperatures of 33 degrees or lower and that's the 8th longest period and that kind of stretch of cold weather".

The next chance for substantial precipitation is Wednesday when Danielson said there's a chance rain will change over into snow.

"It will have kind of a mix of freezing rain mixed with sleet on Sunday", Walsh said.

Temperatures will rise on Sunday to a high of 12 degrees before dropping down to 6 degrees with the winds slackening, according to the NWS. The advisories were issued due to a combination of factors, including the persistence of dangerously icy road conditions and wind chill factors of as low as 10 degrees. The expected high will be around 34. New snow and sleet accumulations of less than half-an-inch is possible.

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Some of that rain could be on the heavy side for parts of southwest Alabama on Monday, according to the weather service in Mobile, but no severe weather is expected. Customers used more than 103,700 megawatt hours of electricity, surpassing 2014's record of 101,118 megawatt hours.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 44.

Here are Saturday's forecast highs. Even southeast Georgia got half a foot of snow, the Associated Press reported. The skies will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 33 and a 20 percent chance of precipitation.

High temperatures by Thursday will reach the 60s and 70s in Alabama.

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