Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect Wednesday for the Mid-South

Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect Wednesday for the Mid-South

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect Wednesday through Thursday morning for most of the the Mid-South.

This means snow, sleet or a wintry mix are all possible with light accumulation in some areas. Some roads may become slick by Wednesday night.

(Source: WMC Action News 5)


MAIN THREAT: Snow or wintry mix

TIMEFRAME: Wednesday through noon Thursday (Earlier in north Mississippi and later in northwest Tennessee)


WEST TN: 1-2” Includes Memphis, Brownsville, Dyersburg and Covington and maybe Somerville along with smaller surrounding communities. Memphis and Shelby County could see ½ inch to 3 inches.

NORTHEAST AR: 1-2” Includes Marion, West Memphis, Osceola, Blytheville, Wynne, Jonesboro and Harrisburg along with smaller surrounding communities…mainly north of I-40.

NORTH MS: Dusting – 1” Includes Clarksdale, Helena, Tunica, Senatobia, Hernando, Southaven, Olive Branch, Holly Springs and smaller communities around these towns.

Latest forecast data shows a start time between 1 p.m. and 9 p.m., so timing will vary by location. Areas in northeast Mississippi up to Selma, Tennessee may not see much of anything.

(Source: WMC Action News 5)


***AMOUNTS WILL VARY BASED ON LOCATION…these are estimates based on the latest weather data.

***We are not forecasting accumulating snow for everyone in the Mid-South. We are showing which areas have the best chance. Everything depends on the track of the low. Be sure and check the WMC Weather App for future updates.

Spencer Denton

WMC Action News 5 Meteorologist

First Alert Storm Tracking Team

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