Today is Winter Weather Awareness Day in Missouri

16 November 2017, 01:37 | Isaac Mcdaniel

This image is for use with this specific article only** Thousands lost power in western Washington state after a storm hit the area earlier this week

This image is for use with this specific article only** Thousands lost power in western Washington state after a storm hit the area earlier this week

Rain and locally breezy winds will increase over Northern California on Wednesday.

This Pacific storm will tap into subtropical moisture and bring periods of moderate to heavy snow above 6,000 feet along with strong gusty winds. Snow is expected early morning Thursday through mid-morning. The heaviest snow is expected Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon.

According NWS Birmingham, Birmingham has just under a 23 percent chance of seeing two inches of snow each year. High wind gusts over 60 mph will create hard driving conditions, especially along U.S. Highway 395.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.Avoid travel if possible, you could be stuck in your vehicle for many hours.

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If you are planning to travel to the Sierra from the Bay Area, it is advised you wait until Saturday. There will be periods of heavy rain and snow and near zero visibility at times.

Travel is strongly discouraged because of the unsafe conditions. Damage to trees and power lines is possible. If you must travel, prepare for long delays and carry an emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. This is because even though severe winter weather may not happen every winter, Central Alabama is still no stranger to snow, ice, and extreme cold events.



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