By Dennis Seid Daily Journal For the second time in as many weeks, businesses across Northeast Mississippi had to battle the elements – and in many cases, it was a fight they had to give up. With the roads and bridges made slick by sleet and freezing rain during the overnight hours, many stores and […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – The Salvation Army opened the doors of its community center to anyone hoping to escape the cold and ice on Thursday. Outfitted with cots and mattresses, the overflow space hosted between 16 and 20 people overnight Wednesday into mid-day Thursday. “When the temperature gets below 40 degrees, we […]

Daily Journal Winter weather is once again forcing schools and businesses to close or operate on different hours. Here is a list of closings or delayed-start openings. Check back here for updates. SCHOOL CLOSINGS: • Baldwyn • Benton County • Booneville • Calhoun County • Lafayette County • Lee County • Monroe County • New […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Sunshine, warm roads and increased traffic continue to remove slush and ice from major roads in northeast Mississippi. “Everything south of Tupelo is pretty clear on major roads but the bridges still are icy,” Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Ray Hall said mid-afternoon. “On the south end, things are starting to melt […]

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The view of Tupelo City Hall on Thursday morning before the side streets were cleared of ice.

Daily Journal TUPELO – Northeast Mississippi woke up to a coating of wintry precipitation for the third time in as many weeks. Sleet and snow closed schools and businesses and left dangerous driving conditions across the region. While many streets are passable, officials urge people to stay at home. “Everything in Troop F (which includes […]

Daily Journal Winter weather is once again forcing schools and businesses to close. Here is a list of closings. Check back here for updates. • Aberdeen Schools will be closed on Thursday. • Alcorn County Schools will be closed on Thursday. • Amory Schools will be closed on Thursday • Benton County Schools will be […]

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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 […]