Winter storm coverage in east Alabama: Reporter's notes from the field

An 18-wheeler drives slowly on a central Alabama road early Tuesday morning as a winter storm moved through the state. (

ABC 33/40 reporter Larry Miller has been in Gadsden, Ala. since Monday afternoon covering the winter storm and he remains there as, according to EMA officials, another round of wintry weather is expected Wednesday.

Check out his notes from the field below:

-- Etowah County EMA says between one to four inches of snow is expected Wednesday.

-- Officials from around the city and the county were scheduled to meet at 10 a.m. to discuss whether to close schools Wednesday.

-- First Baptist Church of Gadsden is the designated warming station. Click here for the address and to get directions.

-- Residents are urged to stay home if possible.

-- No weather-related injuries, but there have been a few traffic accidents reported.

-- Bridges throughout the county are considered hazardous because of the wintry mix.

-- ALDOT hasn't treated the roads yet because the weather has not warranted such work.

To read the latest weather updates from James Spann and the ABC 33/40 Weather team, click here.