NWS issues winter storm warning for Mid-South - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

NWS issues winter storm warning for Mid-South

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A winter storm warning is in effect from 12 p.m. Wednesday until 6 a.m. Thursday for much of the Mid-South, including Shelby County, Tennessee and DeSoto County, Mississippi.

The National Weather Service issued this warning early Tuesday morning, which replaced the winter storm watch. A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet, and ice are expected.

The NWS expects one to four inches of snow accumulation, sleet accumulation of half-inch to 1 1/2 inches, and ice accumulations of a quarter of an inch.

Strong winds are also possible, making travel very hazardous. Power outages could also occur.

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