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Weakley County Emergency Management
Sunday December 31st, 2017 :: 03:21 a.m. CST

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Wind Chill Advisory until 12:00PM Tuesday

...Light freezing rain, patchy freezing drizzle possible over portions of north Mississippi this morning... ...Bitter cold wind chills over northeast Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel and northwest Tennessee this morning will spread through all the Midsouth tonight and Monday night... .Light freezing rain, freezing drizzle or sleet may move into north Mississippi this morning, producing accumulations of ice ranging from a trace to a few hundredths of an inch. These light accumulations of ice may create slick spots bridges and other exposed objects. Bitter cold Arctic air will continue to build into the Midsouth over the next few days, with subzero wind chills expected over all the Midsouth late tonight and Monday morning, and again late Monday night into Tuesday morning. ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Wind chills of zero to 10 below zero.

* WHERE...Northeast Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel and Northwest Tennessee.

* WHEN....This morning, late tonight into Monday morning, and late Monday night into Tuesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Wear proper clothing. 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 ... DYER ... GIBSON ... HENRY ... LAKE ... OBION ... 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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