Continue to stay weather aware as a large portion of Mississippi braces for its first round of severe/winter weather of 2021. According to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service, several inches of snow could fall between this evening into Monday morning.
Localized reports from the NWS can be seen below:
North Mississippi (NWS Memphis)
- Remember, ice will form on bridges and overpasses quicker than the road.
- Slow down; should winter weather conditions become present, black ice can form.
- Allow more space between the vehicles around you.
- Brake early and gently to avoid skidding, and never slam on the brakes.
- Avoid distractions, such as talking or texting on a cell phone.
- Stay alert.
For real-time road conditions on Mississippi’s highways and bridges, visit MDOTtraffic.com