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LIST: North Alabama winter weather causes closures, cancellations, delays for Thursday

We’ll continue to update this list.

Posted: Feb 17, 2021 3:27 PM
Updated: Feb 17, 2021 10:52 PM

As the winter weather continues in North Alabama, so does the impact on local businesses, institutions and more.

Many of them have been forced to change plans for Thursday to limit travel during dangerous road conditions.

We’re monitoring conditions and alerting you with the most accurate information via the WAAY 31 StormTracker Early Warning Radar Network. In addition to watching WAAY 31 News, you can access all three of our radars HERE.

You also can download our WAAY 31 Weather App to stay informed. More info HERE

You can find a list of closures, cancellations and delays below. Be sure to check back, as we’ll continue to provide updates. You can find a list of impacted schools here.

* City of Madison offices and facilities will operate on a two-hour delay Thursday.

* The Morgan County Courthouse is opening Thursday at 10 a.m.

* The Lauderdale County Department of Human Resources will be closed until noon Thursday.

* NARCOG Transit will begin operations at 9 a.m. on Thursday.

* Redstone Arsenal will open at 10 a.m. Thursday.

* Heart of the Valley YMCA facilities will delay opening until 10 a.m. on Thursday.

* Johnson Controls CPVC is closed Thursday.

* First Baptist Child Development Center in Madison will open at 9 a.m. Thursday.

* Wayne Farms Decatur Fresh's first shift/first processing will only be closed with all other shifts reporting

* City of Athens offices will open at noon on Thursday.

* All Limestone County offices, including the courts, will operate on a 2-hour delay on Thursday.

* The Greater Ardmore Chamber of Commerce office will be closed on Thursday.

* NASA Marshall will have a delayed open of 10 a.m. Thursday due to winter weather. 

* The Lauderdale County Health Department will be closed Thursday.

* The Franklin County Courthouse and Franklin County Health Department will be closed Thursday.

* The Colbert County Health Department will be closed Thursday.

* The Lauderdale County Courthouse is closed Thursday.

* Florence City Hall offices will close at 3 p.m. Wednesday and be opening on a delay Thursday at 10 a.m.

* Garbage service is delayed until further notice for Florence.

* The second shift at Gemstone Foods in Florence has been cancelled on Wednesday. The first shift will have a delayed start at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

* Athens Municipal Judge Don Mansell has cancelled court for Thursday. This is Municipal Court only. Court officials will communicate a rescheduled date to those who were supposed to appear in court.

* The Colbert County Courthouse is closed Thursday. 

* All RANA curbside recycling routes for this week are on a 2-day delay. RANA plans to collect now through the weekend on Saturday and Sunday to complete routes. Leave your cart at the curb for collection.

* As of Wednesday afternoon, Crestwood Medical Center's Vaccine Clinic plans to operate as scheduled on Thursday. If weather prohibits opening or prevents someone with an appointment from coming in to get the vaccine, it will contact them to reschedule.

* The Athens Limestone Hospital COVID Vaccine Clinic will be delayed Thursday to operate from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Everyone with an appointment will be called and rescheduled as soon as possible. People who are scheduled to receive second doses will receive priority scheduling to ensure they are within their vaccination window.

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