National Weather service officially issues winter weather advisory , warns of flash freeze

The NWS in Memphis officially issued a Winter Weather advisory for Tippah County and much of North Missisippi on Sunday.

From the NWS:

.An approaching weather system will bring areas of snow Monday night and early Tuesday. The greatest snow accumulations should be over northern and northeastern Mississippi, and southwest Tennessee near the Tennessee River. 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TO 9 AM CST TUESDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions,   including during the morning commute on Tuesday. Total snow   accumulations of one inch, with local amounts up to two inches,   are expected. * WHERE...Portions of North Mississippi and West Tennessee. * WHEN...From midnight to 9 AM CST Tuesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at   times. Additionally, flash freezing of rain from Monday night   may occur due to the rapidly falling temperatures. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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