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Weakley County Emergency Management
Thursday January 11th, 2018 :: 03:49 a.m. CST

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Winter Storm Watch until 06:00PM Friday

...WINTER WEATHER WILL SWEEP INTO THE MID-SOUTH LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY... .A storm system will move into the region Thursday night ushering in rain that will gradually transition to a mix of freezing rain and sleet early Friday morning, then eventually to all snow Friday. Significant snow and ice accumulations will be possible across much of the region. In addition, strong northwest winds will occur as the much colder air filters into the region. ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning and evening commutes on Friday. Total snow and sleet accumulations of one to three inches and ice accumulations of one to two tenths of an inch are possible. In addition, strong northwest winds may gust to 40 mph just behind the passage of the cold front.

* WHERE...Portions of North Mississippi and West Tennessee.

* WHEN...From late tonight through Friday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are possible. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

* 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:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Watch

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