The final day of 2017 could be a messy one for West Alabama; the latest forecast calls for a chance of sleet and freezing rain.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 a.m. until 6 p.m. tomorrow (Sunday, December 31st). Tuscaloosa could see a light glaze of ice from freezing rain, which could make travel difficult.

NWS Birmingham

The full text of the warning is below.

Lamar-Fayette-Pickens-Tuscaloosa-Sumter-Greene-Hale-Perry-Bibb-
Chilton-Marengo-Dallas-Autauga-
Including the cities of Sulligent, Vernon, Fayette, Carrollton,
Tuscaloosa, Livingston, Eutaw, Greensboro, Moundville, Marion,
Centreville, Clanton, Demopolis, Linden, Selma, and Prattville


...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. The ice will result in very
  slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges. Total ice
  accumulations of a light glaze, or less than a tenth of an inch,
  are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central and west central Alabama. This
  includes areas along and north of a line from Nanafalia to
  Selma to Marbury. As well as along and south of a line from
  Verbena to West Blocton to Samantha to Sulligent.

* WHEN...From 3 AM to 6 PM CST Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Slow down and use caution while driving.