Alabama schools delayed http://apr.org en Ala Schools Opening Late Amid Icing, Flood Threats http://apr.org/post/ala-schools-opening-late-amid-icing-flood-threats <P>School systems across northwest Alabama are opening late because of the threat of icy weather and flooding.</P> <DIV> <P>Schools in Colbert, Cullman, Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Marion and Morgan counties delayed opening for at least two hours Tuesday as a safety precaution.</P> <P>City school systems in Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia and Winfield were among those delaying opening.</P> <P>Forecasters say temperatures were around freezing in areas, creating the possibility of road icing after days of rain. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:46:52 +0000 The Associated Press 23227 at http://apr.org Ala Schools Opening Late Amid Icing, Flood Threats