Winter weather advisory upgraded starting at noon tomorrow

The winter weather advisory for our area has been upgraded to a greater likelihood of snow, sleet, ice and freezing rain. The national weather service sent out alerts about the advisory on Tuesday.

According to the NWS:

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO NOON

CST THURSDAY…

* WHAT…light snow…sleet and freezing rain.

* WHERE…across Eastern Arkansas…West Tennessee and portions of

north Mississippi.

* WHEN…from 3 AM CST Wednesday morning through 6 AM CST Thursday

morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…bridges…overpasses and secondary roads

will be must vulnerable to the falling wintry precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet, or

freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for

slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while

driving.

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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