Closings and Delays for Tuesday January 16

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Light to moderate snowfall is expected across most of the state Tuesday, and many schools and government offices are closing or dismissing early. No more than 2 inches are expected, but the National Weather Service warns temperatures in the 20s will likely make travel conditions difficult and potentially dangerous. The snow threat lasts through early Wednesday. Many school districts have said they’ll determine on Tuesday whether to close on Wednesday.

Alabamians should expect dangerous conditions across the state as winter weather moves through Tuesday. That’s according to the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency. ALDOT spent the afternoon pre-treating interstates and primary highways. But officials warn even treated roadways can still become dangerous. The National Weather Service projects snowfall of less than 2 inches, but the impact will be amplified by extremely cold temperatures in the 20s. The snow potential lasts through Wednesday. Gov. Kay Ivey has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of severe weather.

She has directed essential state agencies to be ready should they be needed over the next two days. She urged state residents to take necessary precautions now and stay informed of the latest weather forecasts for their area.

“The State of Emergency will ensure that all available state resources are ready if and when they are needed,” Ivey said in a statement Monday.


Here’s the list of closings and delays:


Advent Episcopal – closed

Alabama School of Fine Arts – closed

Alabaster – closed

Albertville- closed

Alexander City – dismiss 2 pm

Altamont – closed

Anniston – closed

Athens – closed

Attalla – closed

Bevill State Community College – closed

Bessemer City and Bessemer Academy – closed

Bibb County – closed

Birmingham City Schools and Birmingham City Hall – closed

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute – closed

Birmingham Southern – closed

Blount County – closed

Boaz – closed

Briarwood Christian – closed

Calhoun County – closed

Chilton County – closed

Coosa County – closed

Creative Montessori School – closed

Cullman – closed

Cullman County – closed

DeKalb County – closed

Etowah County – closed

Fairfield – closed

Fayette County – closed

Ft. Payne – closed

Gadsden – closed

Gadsden State Community College- closed

Hale County – closed

Haleyville – closed

Hartselle – closed

Holy Family Cristo Rey – closed

Homewood – closed

Hoover – closed

Huntsville – closed

Jacksonville State University – closed

Jasper- closed

Jefferson County – closed

Jefferson State Community College – closed

Lawrence County – closed

Lawson State Community College – closed

Lee County – closed

Leeds – closed

Levite Jewish Community Center – closed

Madison County – closed

Marshall County – closed

Midfield – closed

Miles College – closed

Morgan County – closed

Mountain Brook – closed

Oneonta – closed

Oxford- closed

Pelham- closed

Pell City – closed

Randolph County  – dismiss 1:30 pm

Samford University – closed

Shelby County – closed

St. Clair County – closed

Sylacauga – closed

Talladega City and Talladega County – closed

Tarrant – closed

Tuscaloosa – closed

Tuscaloosa County – closed

Trussville – closed

University of Alabama – closed

University of Alabama at Birmingham – classes and non-clinical operations will be closed Tuesday. The Optometry clinic will also be closed all day Tuesday. The Dentistry clinic, as well as Health System clinics including The Kirklin Clinic and the Pediatric Clinic, and UAB Medicine Acton Road and Leeds will be open Tuesday morning but close early at 11 a.m. UAB Hospital always remains open.

University of Montevallo – closed

University of North Alabama and Kilby school – closed

Vestavia Hills – closed

Walker County – closed

Winston County – closed




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