Birmingham Area Weather Alerts

Dense Fog Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Marshall

Dense Fog Advisory In Effect Until 9 Am Cdt This Morning
The National Weather Service In Huntsville Has Issued A Dense Fog
Advisory Which Is In Effect Until 9 Am Cdt This Morning.
- Timing And Areas Affected The Tennessee River Valley Region Of
Jackson And Marshall Counties In Northeast Alabama Until 9 Am Cdt
This Morning.
- Visibility Between One Quarter And One Half Of A Mile.
- Impacts Widespread Dense Fog Will Persist In The Tennessee River
Valley And Visibility Reductions To One Quarter Of A Mile Will
Result In Hazardous Traveling Conditions.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Dense Fog Advisory Means Visibilities Will Frequently Be
Reduced To Less Than One Quarter Mile. If Driving Slow Down
Use Your Headlights And Leave Plenty Of Distance Ahead Of You.

Air Quality Alert

The following areas are affected:

  • Jefferson
  • Shelby

Air Quality Alert Message
Alabama Department Of Environmental Management Montgomery Al
Relayed By National Weather Service Birmingham Al
228 Pm Cdt Tue Aug 26 2014
Code Orange Air Quality Alert Has Been Issued For Jefferson And
Shelby Counties
The Alabama Department Of Environmental Management Adem Has
Issued An Air Quality Alert For Jefferson And Shelby Counties For
Wednesday August 27.
Under Code Orange Conditions Ground Level Ozone Concentrations Are
Expected To Reach Levels That Are Unhealthy For Sensitive Groups.
Children And People With Asthma Are Individuals Most At Risk Under
These Expected Conditions.
Adem Recommends The Following Actions During An Air Quality For
Ozone:
Conserve Electricity And Set Your Air Conditioner At A Higher
Temperature.
Limit Driving And Combine Errands.
Use The Bus Or Car Pool To Work.
Avoid Use Of Gasoline Power Lawn And Garden Equipment.
Refuel Cars And Trucks After 6 Pm.
Limit Engine Idling.
Use Household Workshop And Garden Chemicals In Ways That Keep
Evaporation To A Minimum Or Try To Avoid Them When Poor Air
Quality Is Forecast.
If Breathing Becomes Difficult Move Indoors.
For More Information On What To Do On An Air Quality Alert Day
Visit The Adem Website At Www.adem.state.al.us And Click On Air
Quality Forecast. You Can Also Visit The Environmental Protection
Agency At Airnow.gov.