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Potential Snow Across Much of Central Mississippi Published 16 Jan 2013 05:34pm | Image courtesy of The National Weather Service in Jackson.
Snow is expected to start falling after midnight and continue through Thursday morning. Some ares may recieve as much as 2 - 4 inches. Accumulations are expected on grassy and elevated surfaces. Roads will remain wet, but a dangerous slush is capable of forming on bridges, overpasses, and in areas with higher snow fall rates.Click for full view >
Latest Radar Shows Rain, Snow, and Ice Across the State Published 16 Jan 2013 11:42am | Image courtesy of The National Weather Service in Jackson.
Showers and sleet continue to cover most of the state, with some areas seeing a chance for snow as the system moves out over Thursday.Click for full view >
Snow A Real Possibility Across Central Counties Published 16 Jan 2013 11:42am | Image courtesy of The National Weather Service in Jackson.
As conditions improve, there will be an increasing chance for snow across central counties in Mississippi, especially to the east. Snow accumulations of up to an inch are possible beginning midnight on Wednesday.Click for full view >
Warnings and Alerts
The following watches and alerts have been issued by the National Weather Service. Please be mindful of weather conditions in your area, and remember that when dealing with severe weather conditions can change quickly. Please seek shelter and follow emergency plans as necessary.
Winter Storm Watch
Issued by the National Weather Service January 16 at 3:11PM CST
Expires: January 17 at 6:00 PM CST
The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a winter storm watch which is in effect from midnight tonight through Thursday morning.
- Timing: Snow is expected to bein falling over the watch area after midnight tonight and persist into at least mid morning Thursday.
- Main Impact: Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches is expected.
- Other Impacts: Snow accumulation is expected primarily on grassy and elevated surfaces. While widespread travel problems are not currently expected due to already wet roads, in locations that experience higher snowfall rates, a slush could develop on local bridges and overpasses which could make driving across them treacherous.
Affected Areas: Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Clay, Grenada, Hinds, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Kemper, Lauderdale, Leake, Leflore, Lowndes, Madison, Montgomery, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Rankin, Scott, Sharkey, Warren Webster, Winston, Yazoo.
Issued by the National Weather Service January 16 at 1:10PM CST
Expires: January 17 at 9:00 AM CST
The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a wind advisory which is in effect from 9 AM to 6 PM CST Thursday.
- Timing: Late Thursday morning and afternoon.
- Winds: Winds 15 to 25 MPH with frequent gusts to 30 to 35 MPH.
- Impacts: Winds this strong can amke driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. loose, unsecured objects can also be blown around.
Affected Areas: George, Green, Perry, Stone, Wayne
Issued by the National Weather Service
The National Weather Service has issued numerous flood warnings for various areas of the state.
The Yalobusha at Whaley - Expires January 19 at 11:00 AM CST
Affected Areas: Carroll, Leflore
The Yockanookany River near Kosciusko - Expires January 17at 9:00 PM CST
Affected Areas: Attala
The Buttahatchie River near Aberdeen - Until further notice
Affected Areas: Lowndes, Monroe
Pascagoula at Merrill; Leaf near McLain; Chickasawhay at Leakesville - Until further notice
Affected Areas: George, Green, Jackson, Perry, Wayne
The Tallahala Creek at Laurel - Expires January 19 at 6:00 PM CST
Affected Areas: Jones
The Tombigbee River at Bigbee - Expires January 19 at 12:00 AM CST
Affected Areas: Monroe
The Pearl River above Philadelphia; Pearl River at Edinburg; Pearl River near Carthage; Tuscolameta Creek at Walnut Gove; Yockanookany River near Ofahoma; Pearl River at Jackson; Pearl River near Rockport; Pearl River near Columbia - Until further notice
Affected Areas: Copiah, Hinds, Leake, Marion, Neshoba, Rankin, Simpson, Sunflower
Big Sunflower River at Sunflower; Big Sunflower River near Anguilla - Expires January 19 at 9:00 PM CST
Affected Areas: Sharkey, Sunflower
The Yazoo River at Yahoo City - Expires January 21 at 5:24 PM CST
Affected Areas: Yazoo
The Pearl River near Monticello - Until further notice
Affected Areas: Lawrence
The Pearl River near Lena; the Pearl River near Ratliff - Until further notice
Affected Areas: Madison, Rankin, Leake
The Noxubee River at Macon - Expires January 19 at 6:00 PM CST
Affected Areas: Noxubee
The Pearl River near Bogalusa; the Pearl River near Pearl River - Until further notice
Affected Areas: Hancock, Pearl River
The Luxapallila Creek near Columbus - Expires January 19 at 8:15 AM CST
Affected Areas: Lowndes
The Tibbee Creek near Tibbee - January 19 at 7:00 AM CST
Affected Areas: Clay
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MEMA continues to monitor the winter weather system moving towards the central part of the state. Learn more ⇒
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- Mississippi Attorney General
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