Weather forecasters along the Tennessee Valley are warning residents of northern and central Alabama to be on guard for icy roads this morning.
The overall threat of snow and sleet has eased over much of Alabama. But temperatures are expected to hover right around the freezing mark, and in some cases below freezing, as residents recover from a nasty ice storm.
The arctic front settling in over our region will likely mean that northern Alabama won’t see temperatures above freezing until Friday. APR’s Alex AuBuchon reports…
Alabama is bracing for what is now predicted to be an extended period of sub-freezing temperatures. Forecasters now estimate that this arctic front will keep temperatures in Northern Alabama below freezing until Friday afternoon.
The superintendent of Montgomery Public Schools says that seven employees will be placed on leave immediately for their role in a grade-changing scandal.
Superintendent Barbara Thompson said no teachers were among those who were penalized.
Thompson and Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange made the comments at a Tuesday news conference. Thompson and Strange credited teachers who they say resisted some administrators' efforts to get them to change student grades.
State officials have been investigating allegations of widespread cheating in the Montgomery system.