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Weakley County Emergency Management
Monday January 15th, 2018 :: 04:41 a.m. CST

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Winter Weather Advisory until 06:00AM Tuesday

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE MID-SOUTH LATER... .An arctic front will move through the Mid-South this afternoon into this evening. Light snow will develop, first across very northern parts of the Mid-South then shift south tonight into Tuesday. Snow will intensify over East Central Arkansas, Northwest Mississippi into much West Tennessee later tonight. Snow will taper off from northwest to southeast on Tuesday. Arctic air will rush into the region tonight and wind chills will drop to zero or below across northern sections of the Mid-South. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM CST TUESDAY... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Light snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of East Arkansas, Southeast Missouri and West Tennessee.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, noon today to 6 AM Tuesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, midnight tonight through 12 PM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. 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: HENRY ... LAKE ... OBION ... WEAKLEY

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

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

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:
Winter Weather Advisory

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