TUPELO, Miss.–A chance for light freezing rain and snow had some school districts and businesses closing or delaying the start of the work day Monday. The threat for winter weather stretched generally along and north of the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Most of the precipitation had moved out of Mississippi by early Monday, but there was the threat of some light precip moving back into the area.
“Temperatures are gonna get colder as we progress through the day. We do have a freezing rain and winter weather advisory,” said National Weather Service Meteorologist Dan Byrd. “We are expecting another round of light precipitation this afternoon.”
Byrd said there may be another round of winter weather to move through the state Wednesday and Wednesday night, but the main threat will be rain.
There were several counties in the north part of the state reporting light snow. Bolivar and Coahoma counties were reporting light freezing rain early Monday.