You know, I was thinking it felt pretty cold this morning a I walked from my SUV into work. And then, the snow flurries started to fall. So yes, it is cold out there again this morning. But it's the precipitation that's coming around midday and through this afternoon that's the big concern. Meteorologist David Ernst is knee deep in that right now. He'll break out Pinpoint Predictor to show you what to expect on WAFF 48 News Today. http://bit.ly/GSwBfq
Whatever we get, the Shoals will see it first. That's why we sent our Muriel Bailey to Florence this morning. She's checking to see how they're tracking the system and making preparations in case there are slick spots this afternoon. Look for Muriel live from 5:00 to 7:00 a.m.
There are a lot of school cancellations for today and a few early dismissals. Here's our latest list http://bit.ly/1kv5cmT
In other news, Rudy Giuliani had some strong words for President Obama and the extremism summit. Tracie Potts joins us from Washington to put that into perspective. The severe weather preparedness sales tax free weekend is here (say that ten times fast). We'll run down what's included.
And bacon-wrapped pizza! Now, I want breakfast. Come on. Dine with us while we get this Friday off the ground. WAFF 48 News is on the air!
-- Jim Abath