UPDATED 10:21 pm Wednesday to include NWS issued Winter Storm Warning
UPDATED 9:50 pm Wednesday- From the National Weather Service in Birmingham- Forecast for Trussville, Clay and Pinson on Thursday -A chance of rain showers before 10 am, then snow. High near 42. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
The NWS also issued a Winter Storm Warning for Jefferson county from 5 am Thursday morning until 7 pm.
According to the latest prediction, rainfall tonight is expected to change over to snow Thursday morning across the west portion of the state
. The rain should then transition to snow across the rest of the area through the late morning and early afternoon hours.
One half to two inches is expected north of a line from Aliceville to Jemison to Roanoke, but there could be a couple of areas that receive up to four inches in a short period of time.
Uncertainty as to where this area may be may require more analysis. Expect that all areas north of the line will minimally be included in a Winter Weather Advisory for up to two inches of snow and some areas may require a Winter Storm Warning for two to four inches.