UPDATE: School closings and forecast for region

By NEMS Daily Journal

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Closings and school time updates
Alcorn County schools will open one hour late Wednesday.

Benton County schools are closed Wednesday.

Holly Springs schools are closed Wednesday.

Itawamba County Schools will have a two-hour delay Wednesday.

Marshall Academy schools are closed Wednesday.

Northeast Community College staff report at 9 a.m. and students report at 10 a.m.

North Tippah schools are closed Wednesday.

South Tippah schools are closed Wednesday.

Rust College is opening two hours late Wednesday.

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Forecast from National Weather Service for Tupelo

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.