A winter storm warning has been issued for much of Tuesday and Wednesday. There is a chance of sleet, freezing rain, and snow. If ice forms then it could make it unsafe for airplanes to land.
“It would cancel flights but I suspect if we were having that issue then the Atlanta Airport would also,” Morris said. All commercial flights leaving and arriving in Dothan are either bound out of or into the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.
Morris said, in his 28 years at the Dothan Airport, he’s seen it closed only twice for ice. The longest period was eight hours.