Officials: "Stay Home and Off the Roads"
From Governor Robert Bentley on down, the message is the same: stay off the roads. Many roads across the state are closed as icy conditions persist. State troopers say ice is likely to blame for three traffic fatalities yesterday and numerous accidents. Driving is very dangerous and many schools, businesses, and government offices are closed. Emergency personnel and road workers are stretched thin and so officials are urging patience. For a partial list of closings, click the link below.