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By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Yet another winter storm is expected to bring rain, freezing rain, ice, sleet and snow to north Mississippi on Thursday. School officials are expected to wait until tonight or early Thursday morning before making a decision whether to close school. Most of the region have seen rain and […]

By Joe Rutherford Daily Journal Counties in extreme Northeast Mississippi can expect significant ice and sleet accumulations starting as early as 9 p.m. tonight and continuing until about 6 a.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service office in Memphis said late Tuesday afternoon. Forecaster John Moore III said the revised outlook for winter precipitation across most […]

By Joe Rutherford Daily Journal The days ahead bring the prospect of a yet another winter storm after a balmy break today. All Northeast Mississippi counties have been placed under a winter storm watch by the National Weather Service office in Memphis for Wednesday through early Thursday, with significant sleet and snow accumulations and as […]

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One of Tupelo Public Works' snow plows runs along West Jackson Street on Wednesday in an attempt to keep the main streets in town clear of snow and ice.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Three days after a near-record snowfall brought Northeast Mississippi to a standstill, roads are clear and dry, most of the snow has melted and nearly all power has been restored. While the sun and higher temperatures helped, Tupelo streets got a huge assist from the city’s Public Works […]

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Gary Johnston, left, and Alex Coleman of Johnston Lawn Service shovel away all the snow from the steps of Trustmark Bank in Fairpark on Thursday.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Wednesday’s near-record snowfall began melting Thursday as warmer weather helped clear roads and allowed power crews to restore electricity across the region. Tupelo came within an inch of setting the all-time record for snow in a 24-hour period. Many areas reported 8-9 inches of accumulation, but the official […]

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Customers line up to check out at Todd's Big Star on Thursday afternoon in Tupelo.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – As usual, Bob Knight opened his Todd’s Big Star at 7 a.m. on Thursday. That couldn’t be said for everybody a day after the region was hit with several inches of snow, but many retailers, restaurants and other shops opened up sometime during the day as the sun […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – It’s been rough going for members of First Christian Church in the 10 months since last spring’s tornado flattened their church on McCullough Boulevard. But the congregation of around 75 finally has a light at the end of the tunnel, as architectural plans for a new building were […]

Schools have begun making decisions on whether or not they will be able to reopen on Friday, following Wednesday’s near-record snowfall.       Districts that will be CLOSED include: * Amory * Itawamba County * Lafayette County * Lee County * Monroe County * Nettleton * Pontotoc City * Pontotoc County   Districts that […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – The blanket of snow that covered the region Wednesday was just short of being an all-time record. Many areas reported 8-9 inches of accumulation, but the official total according to the National Weather Service was 7.3 inches in Tupelo. The all-time record for snowfall in a 24-hour period […]