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Weakley County Emergency Management
Saturday December 30th, 2017 :: 03:59 a.m. CST

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Wind Chill Advisory until 12:00PM Monday

...Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible over portions of north Mississippi late tonight and early Sunday, followed by bitter cold wind chills over all the Midsouth Sunday night... .An Arctic cold front will drop through the Midsouth today, dropping temperatures below freezing areawide this evening. Light freezing rain, freezing drizzle or sleet may move into north Mississippi late tonight and early Sunday morning, producing light accumulations of ice on bridges and other exposed objects. The light wintry precipitation will likely exit by late Sunday morning. Bitter cold Arctic air will arrive to the Midsouth Sunday night. By sunrise Monday, wind chills will range from -5 to -10 north of Interstate 40, to zero to -5 to the south of Interstate 40. Lighter winds are forecast for Monday night, but will be accompanied by colder temperatures. An extension of the Wind Chill Advisory into Tuesday morning will be evaluated in future forecast updates. ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM SUNDAY TO NOON CST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Wind chills of negative 10 to zero degrees.

* WHERE...East Arkansas, North Mississippi, the Missouri Bootheel and West Tennessee.

* WHEN....9 PM Sunday through Noon Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills Sunday night will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BENTON ... CARROLL ... CHESTER ... CROCKETT ... DECATUR ... DYER ... FAYETTE ... GIBSON ... HARDEMAN ... HARDIN ... HAYWOOD ... HENDERSON ... HENRY ... LAKE ... LAUDERDALE ... MADISON ... MCNAIRY ... OBION ... SHELBY ... TIPTON ... WEAKLEY

Address/Location
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old 22
Dresden, TN 38225

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-364-5454

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Chill Advisory

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