UPDATE: Winter storm warning for some of NEMS area Wednesday

By NEMS360.com


National Weather Service
7:40PM:
Another Winter Storm to bring accumulating snow to the Mid South Wednesday and Wednesday evening.

Low Pressure will develop along the Texas Gulf coast on Wednesday and move Eastward into Central Florida By Thursday Morning. Deep Gulf moisture will overspread much Of The Mid South by Wednesday Morning combining with Arctic Air that will be in place.

As A Result, snow is expected to develop Wednesday Morning across Western sections of The Region And Spread Eastward through the Day. Heavier snow should develop by Wednesday afternoon and continue through Wednesday evening. Several inches of snow is expected across the Warning Area before the snow tapers off late Wednesday Evening.

The national weather service in Memphis has issued a Wwinter storm Warning for snow which is in effect from 6 am to 9 pm cst Wednesday. The winter storm watch is no longer in effect.

* Snow accumulations: 2 to 4 inches.

* Timing: Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* Impacts: Significant snow accumulations combined with temperatures several degrees below freezing for the duration of the event will likely lead to snow covered roads and hazardous driving conditions. Winds may also gust between 15 and 25 mph across portions of the area which would lead to the potential for blowing and drifting snow.

National Weather forecast
Earlier Tuesday

This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. North northeast wind between 5 and 10 mph.

Wednesday: A chance of snow and sleet, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 35. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Wednesday Night: Snow. Low around 26. North northeast wind between 5 and 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming west between 5 and 10 mph.

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