The Townsquare Media Weather Center is closely monitoring the possibility of winter weather in our area. Our coverage area is under a “Winter Weather Advisory,” and we encourage you to stay informed and prepared.

READ MORE: Details on “Winter Weather Advisory” for West Alabama

Another concern is the potential for frigid temperatures and icy road conditions, which could lead to toppled trees, causing downed powerlines and power outages. Click here for details on how to report a power outage.

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Danielle Kimbrough, Public Relations Spokesperson, Western Division of Alabama Power, said, “Comprehensive plans are in place for responding to localized outages and meeting the increased demand that comes with extreme temperatures.”

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In an official statement, Alabama Power expresses readiness for the anticipated winter weather, emphasizing its dedication to delivering secure, dependable, and affordable energy to its customers, particularly during critical times. They assure that their team is prepared to restore power promptly and safely during localized outages.

“For customers who depend on electricity to power medical devices in their home, we want to remind them to be prepared in case outages occur this week,” said Kimbrough. “Be sure to have a backup plan to power these devices, or make arrangements ahead of time to stay with loved ones or find a shelter.”

Here are some great energy-saving tips for cold weather to help you keep your home as energy-efficient as possible.

Energy-Saving Tips for Cold Weather

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Signs of a Bad Winter According to Weather Folklore

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2023 – 2024 Old Farmer’s Almanac Winter Weather Forecast

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LOOK: The most extreme temperatures in the history of every state

Stacker consulted 2021 data from the NOAA's State Climate Extremes Committee (SCEC) to illustrate the hottest and coldest temperatures ever recorded in each state. Each slide also reveals the all-time highest 24-hour precipitation record and all-time highest 24-hour snowfall.

Keep reading to find out individual state records in alphabetical order.

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