Alabama Governor Bob Riley is delaying the opening of all state offices by two hours on Friday morning because of the overnight forecast predictions.
The Alabama Emergency Management Agency, Department of Transportation and Department of Public Safety are concerned about dangerous road conditions as ice may form due to freezing rain on bridges, overpasses and county roads.
He says this does not include critical essential response staff as determined by each state Cabinet Member, Director and/or Commissioner.
Each agency head will determine which essential personnel needs to report to work as scheduled.
For information on road conditions in your county, visit Alabama Department of Transportation at www.dot.alabama.gov