Parts of the southern United States cooled dramatically on Sunday, January 2, as a weather system brought snow to the region following days of unseasonably high temperatures.
This video, shared by the National Weather Service’s Birmingham office, shows snow falling on Sunday evening. “After a high of 80 yesterday, here we are now at 35F with snow and gusty winds,” the NWS wrote in a tweet.
Alabama authorities reported “multiple crashes” on highways in the state due to icy conditions, according to local media.
Wind chills in the Birmingham area dropped to 22 degrees Fahrenheit, the NWS reported on Monday morning. Credit: @NWSBirmingham via Storyful