Another winter storm may await

By Joe Rutherford Daily Journal The days ahead bring the prospect of a yet another winter storm after a balmy break today. All Northeast...

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Power lines went down near Milam Elementary School in Tupelo.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – The heavy, wet snow caused about 3,400 households in Lee and Itawamba counties to lose power Wednesday afternoon and evening. Work crews with Tombigbee Electric Power Association and Tupelo Water & Light are at work to restore power and hope to be finished with the bulk of the […]

With Wednesday’s snowfall piling up on roads, Northeast Mississippi school districts have begun announcing closings for Thursday.       The following school districts will be closed: * Itawamba County * Lafayette County * Lee County * Monroe County * New Albany * Nettleton * Oxford * Tupelo * Union County   Colleges and universities: […]

By Joe Rutherford Daily Journal Northeast Mississippians should expect winter storm conditions today, with snow accumulations of 4 inches near Tupelo and 5 to 6 inches in counties to the south of Tupelo, the National Weather Service in Memphis forecast late Tuesday afternoon. Meteorologist Marlene Mickelson at NWS said snow probably will begin about 6 […]

        The following Northeast Mississippi school districts have announced they will be closed on Wednesday, as the forecast calls for the possibility of a couple of inches of snow: * Aberdeen * Amory * Baldwyn * Booneville * Corinth * Itawamba County * Lafayette County * Lee County * Monroe County * […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Temperatures and snow fell Monday afternoon as many area schools and government offices closed their doors in anticipation of inclement weather. The past couple of weeks have seen a surge of winter weather in the area, and it’s not over yet. “The main thing is there is […]

JACKSON (AP) – Parts of northern Mississippi could receive a half inch to an inch of snow and southern areas were expected to see icy conditions Monday into Tuesday, the National Weather Service said. The area was under a winter weather advisory until midnight Monday. Snow was falling Monday afternoon in Oxford and other parts […]

Several Northeast Mississippi School Districts are dismissing early on Monday because of the possibility of icy precipitation coming through the area on Monday afternoon. Below is a list of early dismissals: * Aberdeen will dismiss at 2 p.m. * Amory will dismiss at 1:45 p.m. * Baldwyn Schools will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. * Booneville […]

Daily Journal Impending winter weather is shuffling school schedules for Monday. Some schools have decided to begin classes on a delayed schedule, while others will operate on a normal schedule with the possibility of early dismissal. Here’s an up-to-date list: • Lafayette will start on a two-hour delay. • New Albany will start at 10. […]

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Tupelo Middle School eighth-graders Scott Gray, left, and Analiese Kent walk in the sleet as they leave school after being dismissed early because of the threat of icy precipitation.

By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal Friday’s icy precipitation – and the slick roads it produced – prompted many Northeast Mississippi school districts to close or dismiss early. Schools in the Baldwyn, Benton County, Booneville, Corinth, South Tippah and Tishomingo County school districts were closed in anticipation of hazardous driving conditions. Others held classes but dismissed […]