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Weakley County Emergency Management
Monday January 15th, 2018 :: 07:40 p.m. CST
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Winter Storm Warning until 12:00PM Tuesday

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE MID-SOUTH TONIGHT AND TUESDAY... .A strong upper level disturbance will move through the Mid South tonight as arctic air spills into the region. Snow has developed and will become heavy at times over east central Arkansas, northwest Mississippi, and into much of west Tennessee later tonight. Snow will taper off from northwest to southeast on Tuesday. The combination of very cold temperatures and gusty northwest winds will produce wind chill values to zero or below, mainly along and north of Interstate 40. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow is expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with localized higher amounts, are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of West Tennessee.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until noon Tuesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, midnight tonight through noon on Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times and hazardous driving conditions. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are occurring. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. 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: CARROLL ... CROCKETT ... GIBSON ... HENRY ... LAUDERDALE ... 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:
Moderate - Possible 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 Storm Warning

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