Be prepared Birmingham. Milk (check). Bread (check).

Are you ready for the snow?

Snow, Birmingham
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Got milk?  Bread?  Are you prepared for the first snowstorm of 2017?

Local Winn Dixie store off Montevallo Road. was stocking up on milk this afternoon before the incoming snow storrm

According to WBRC Fox 6 meteorologist J-P Dice, Birmingham and all points north of I-20 should expect about an inch of snow and ice accumulation tomorrow. Areas a little bit south of Birmingham and east starting from Alabaster to Anniston, can expect 2 or more inches of snow, according to the latest weather models.

Link:  JP Dice’s Thursday 4:00pm forecast

Be mindful, these are all predictions that are 12-18 hours  before the first snowflake hits the ground. It might change.

Local schools are not taking chances.  Many have already closed their doors for Friday.

The big question – will we get enough to go sledding?

  • Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.