winter weather

Winter weather cancels flights, leads to death in Texas

By PAUL J. WEBER and JEFF MARTIN Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Winter weather is bringing ice to a wide swath of the United States, causing the cancellation of more than 1,600 flights nationwide and knocking out power to…

Tuscaloosa experiences frigid temps

With temperatures reaching below single digits, Tuscaloosa city leaders strongly encouraged residents to take proactive measures to prevent issues in their home and business. Mayor Walt Maddox said Tuscaloosa rarely gets this vortex of cold air coming down from the…

Deep freeze breaks pipes, creates water crisis across South

The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Days of freezing temperatures in Deep South areas that usually freeze for only hours are threatening dozens of water systems as burst pipes leak millions of gallons of water. Dozens of water systems…

Motorists are urged to prepare now for wintry weather

WVUA 23 chief meteorologist Richard Scott is calling for extremely cold weather, which could potentially produce a wintry mix in certain areas across the state leading up to and through the Christmas holidays. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) encourages…