Forecasters say the threat of freezing rain is over for most of north Alabama.
Temperatures are well above freezing in the Tennessee Valley, and the National Weather Service has canceled a freezing rain advisory for the region.
Forecasters say light coatings of ice are still possible in the east Alabama counties of Cherokee and Cleburne along the Georgia line. But any problems should be gone by mid-morning Friday.
Dozens of schools delayed opening as a precaution against slippery roads.
Highs are predicted in the mid-40s to the low 60s north in the northern end of the state.
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