Winter storm team coverage, national coverage of winter storm, fiscal cliff update, storm chaser checks in

Good morning and welcome to a snowy day after Christmas!

Most of the white stuff has tampered off in the Memphis and Shelby County area...many got a light dusting but in other parts of Tennessee, Arkansas and Missouri people are dealing with lots of snow. We have the best in-depth team coverage for you coming up this morning on WMC-TV5. We have Ron Childers in the studio, Michael Clark live in Dyersburg, Ben Watson in the metro area and even a Mid-South storm chaser will be checking in with us this morning throughout 4:30-7am. Power outages have hit our region as well...we'll be updating throughout the morning!

We're also talking about packed shops and stores today as it is return season...we have consumer tips, suggestions and guidelines of what to expect today.

We're also looking at the national landscape...checking in with people in Newton, Conn. and lawmakers in Washington as we creep closer to the fiscal cliff...details on that all morning long..

We also have pictures of some major weather events from Texas and Maine...we have images of tornadoes and flooding...

If your up on an early day after Christmas and want to see the latest on the weather forecast...Join us for the best complete coverage beginning at 4:30am...We have Janeen, Ron, Lindsey, Ben, Nick the storm chaser and me on WMC-TV5.

Andrew Douglas