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GALLERY: A look at snow sculptures taking over the Mid-South

Mid-Southerners are stepping outside to build some pretty serious snow sculptures!

Tennessee National Guard sends water tankers to Memphis hospital

  Live updates: Boil water advisory in effect for MLGW customers; plow operations continue

Memphis mail delivery experiencing some delays due to winter weather

  Wednesday updates: Entergy Mississippi warns of additional blackouts, SCS meal distribution rescheduled

  GALLERY: Snow angels and sledding, scroll through pictures and videos from across the Mid-South

  First Alert Weather Day today- last round of wintry weather

Continued Coverage

  Tuesday updates: Vaccine sites closed Wednesday, Memphis mayor signs emergency declaration

  WATCH: Memphis Zoo animals enjoy snow days

Schools cancel, go virtual because of major winter storm

Why shoveling snow can be dangerous

Winter Storm straining area power companies: Rolling blackouts a ‘possibility’

Another WINTER STORM WATCH issued as Mid-South awaits next storm

  Monday updates: Historic snowfall in Mid-South

A blast of winter weather that will last through Monday night is expected to bring up to 7'' of snowfall to the Memphis area, and as much as 9'' of snow in eastern Arkansas and northwest Tennessee.

Mid-South power companies ask customers to conserve electricity or face periodic outages

The major winter storm that hit the Mid-South is now putting a strain on the region’s power companies.

DeSoto County declares emergency because of winter weather conditions

The emergency proclamation authorizes the use of extra resources to help with storm response efforts.

  First Alert Weather Day: The heaviest snow will fall today & coldest temperatures tonight

The heaviest snow & coldest temperatures tonight

  Winter Storm Warning: Mid-South seeing significant snowfall

  Snow on the way: Monday is a First Alert Weather Day

  Snow storm expected in the Mid-South on Monday

  Public Works crews respond to reports of a dozen trees down across Shelby County

Businesses and schools close as winter weather hits the Mid-South

  FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Ice Storm Warning until noon

  First Alert Weather Day: Ice Storm Warning in effect through Thursday

Freezing rain and sleet will threaten parts of the Mid-South.

  VIEWER PICS AND VIDEO: Share your images of the ice storm

Help us share the story and send us your pictures and video of the ice storm.

  Vaccination sites across the Mid-South close for impending weather, appointments rescheduled

Threats of an ice storm are interfering with the Tennessee Department of Health’s COVID-19 testing and vaccine operations in the Mid-South.

Why this freezing rain event won’t be like the ’94 ice storm

Ice potential not as bad as 1994 ice storm

  Freezing rain could threaten Mid-South this week

Freezing rain will be possible in west Tennessee and eastern Arkansas on Wednesday night into Thursday.

Wintry mix for some today but cold for all

Blog: wintry weather for some & cold for all

  14-year-old boy killed in overnight tornado in Fultondale

There are multiple reports of damage in northern Jefferson County after a possible tornado touched down late Monday night.

Marginal Risk for a few strong storms this afternoon

Blog: Marginal severe weather risk this afternoon

  FIRST ALERT: Snow could accumulate in some areas on Monday

Snow will be possible in the Mid-South on Monday and some areas could see accumulation.

  FLURRIES IN THE MID-SOUTH: Share your pictures!

WMC viewers reported flakes and flurries Monday in parts of Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi.

A low end threat for a few severe storms possible late tonight

Rain & storms likely tonight & early Wednesday. A few storms could reach severe limits.

Blog: Tropical Storm Eta-why we should monitor this one

Blog: Tropical Storm Eta-why we should monitor this one

The remnants of Zeta will likely bring rain to the Mid-South

The remnants of Zeta will likely bring rain to the Mid-South

Tropical Storm Zeta could have impacts on the Mid-South

Tropical Storm Zeta

The 26th named storm has formed in the Atlantic

TS Epsilon is the 26th named storm of the season

Hurricane Delta poised to make landfall Friday and then make a move toward the Mid-South

Remnants of the storm are still on track to move through the Mid-South this weekend.

Hurricane Delta heading toward the Louisiana coast

Hurricane Delta takes aim at the Louisiana coast

Tropical Storm Delta-we need to watch this one

Tropical Storm Delta will track into the Gulf by the end of the week

Not Again! Tropical Storm Beta & Mid-South Impacts

Tropical Storm Beta set to make landfall in eastern Texas. As Beta moves inland and weaken, see how the storm will impact our weather.

The NHC is out of hurricane names for 2020; here’s what happens next

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season was expected to be an active one and it certainly has lived up to the hype.

Hurricane Sally & 3 other tropical systems

Tracking Hurricane Sally and three other systems

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for parts of the Mid-South

A tornado warning for parts of eastern Arkansas has expired, but the First Alert Weather team is still tracking the storm as it moves into Shelby County.

Both systems have become tropical storms as of this afternoon

Watching two systems in the tropics but more activity is likely as we near the peak of hurricane season

Mississippi water rescue team continues to assist in Louisiana with Hurricane Laura impact

The Mississippi Urban Search and Rescue team has arrived in Iowa, La. and is working on establishing a base for their operations.

  Church, homes damaged by possible tornadoes, thousands without power

The remnants of Laura took a toll on Northeast Arkansas Thursday night, spawning destructive tornadoes.

  Arkansas church destroyed by tornado, congregation rebuilds for a second time

A congregation of more than 100 people in Lake City, Arkansas, is devastated after their church was destroyed by a tornado, part of the remnants of Hurricane Laura.

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Tornado warnings issued as remnants of Laura reach the Mid-South

Though weakened from the Category 4 hurricane that made landfall in Cameron, Louisiana Wednesday night, Laura still poses a small tornado threat for the Mid-South.

  Crews bring fire to smolder at BioLab, precautionary shelter in place remains in effect

Officials say there is a fire at a chemical plant in Westlake. Video shows smoke from the fire rolling north across I-10.

  Lake Charles, La. TV station tower toppled in Hurricane Laura

A broadcast tower over 300 feet tall was toppled by the winds from Hurricane Laura as the Category 4 storm made landfall in southwest Louisiana during the early morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 26.

  City of Memphis preparing for potential street flooding from Tropical Storm Laura

On Thursday, crews inspected and cleaned storm drains, inlets and other essential areas, clearing debris to minimize potential street flooding.

President Trump declares state of emergency in Arkansas

President Trump declared a state of emergency in Arkansas as Hurricane Laura presses closer to the state.

  High winds as storm moves inland on Miss. coast

Different areas in the state are feeling the effects of Hurricane Laura as it continues to move inland.

Tracking the latest on Laura as it moves closer to the Mid-South

As Laura moves inland, it is rapidly weakening thanks to the impact land is having on the storm itself. Even with the weaning of Laura as it approaches the Mid-South, we will see have to watch out for several impacts.

More than 9K power outages reported across Miss.

The outages are a result of the impact of Hurricane Laura.

Laura rapidly intensifies into 2020’s first major hurricane of the season

All eyes are on the Gulf of Mexico as Hurricane Laura makes its push towards the Gulf Coast States of Texas and Louisiana.

  Hurricane Laura could bring heavy rain to Mid-South

Tropical Storm Laura is expected to strengthen to a hurricane on Tuesday as it moves through the warm water in the Gulf of Mexico.

Tropical Storm Laura & possible impacts on the Mid-South

Tropical Storm Laura and possible impacts on the Mid-South

Two tropical systems forecasted to move into the Gulf of Mexico next week

All eyes are on the tropics, as two tropical systems are churning in the Atlantic Hurricane Basin, both with forecasted paths pushing them into the Gulf of Mexico and eventually onshore along the Gulf Coast States.

Blog: Fall Temperature Outlook

Fall temperature outlook

Watching two areas in the Tropics

Watching to areas in the Atlantic Ocean for potential tropical development

Tropical Storm Josephine officially forms in Atlantic Ocean

The busy 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season continues as Josephine becomes the 10th named storm to date.

Tracking Tropical Depression #11 could become TS Josephine soon

We could have a 10th named storm by tonight

Isaias spawned a deadly tornado & continues up the coast

Isaias has been a deadly storm and could cause more damage as it tracks up the coast

Isaias could become a hurricane & watching another area

The latest on Isaias and a tropical wave we are monitoring

Isaias now a Hurricane, forecasted to move along Atlantic Coast

The active 2020 Hurricane Season officially continues as we watch Isaias (ees-ah-EE-ahs) strengthened to a Category 1 Hurricane.

Storm in Caribbean Sea officially becomes Tropical Storm Isaias

The active 2020 Hurricane Season continues as we officially have our 9th named cyclone of the season, Tropical Storm Isaias (ees-ah-EE-ahs).

Watching an area in the Atlantic for tropical development & Hurricane Douglas in the Pacific

Watching an area in the Atlantic that has a high chance of development and the latest on Hurricane Douglas near Hawaii

Earliest 7th named TS Gonzalo formed today

TS Gonzalo formed today and we continue to watch an area in the Gulf that could become tropical.

Activity picking up in the Tropical Atlantic

A look at the tropical Atlantic and two systems that could become better organized

Earthquake in Tunica County this morning

Weak earthquake in Tunica County this morning

Quiet in the tropics for now

Quiet in the tropics for now

Comet NEOWISE will be most visible through July 15th

Comet NEOWISE will be most visible by tomorrow

TS Eduoard is weakening meanwhile watching an area in the Gulf

Edouard became the earliest fifth named storm in the Atlantic. The previous record was held by Emily. Emily was formed July 12, 2005 and was a Category 5 hurricane.

Thousands without power after storms down lines and trees across Shelby County

The storm produced hail, strong winds, lightning and very heavy rain. As of about 5 p.m., MLGW was reporting nearly 10,000 customers without power across Shelby County. prompting Severe Thunderstorm Warnings for multiple counties.

McNairy County mayor declares State of Emergency after major flooding and damage in Selmer area

McNairy County Emergency Communications (E911) was evacuated and calls were rerouted to Hardin County.

Saharan Dust moving into the Mid-South, but no need to run and hide

Dust originating from the African continent is now moving into the U.S. and will move up the lower and middle Mississippi River Valley.

  Trees down, flash flooding reported in Helena-West Helena

A cluster of heavy thunderstorms has caused flash flooding in the Helena-West Helena area.