9AM UPDATE: Winter Weather Advisories for the Memphis metro

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
900 AM CST FRI FEB 4 2011

…A MIX OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40 THROUGH MID MORNING. SNOW POSSIBLE AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY OVERNIGHT…

.MIDLEVEL SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE WILL OVERSPREAD A COLD AIRMASS OVER NORTH MISSISSIPPI TO CREATE SCATTERED AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. UP TO ONE TENTH INCH OF ICE WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH MISSISSIPPI.

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON… AND TRACK INTO SOUTHEAST MISSOURI OVERNIGHT. THIS FEATURE WILL BRING A CHANCE OF ACCUMULATING SNOW BETWEEN ONE AND THREE INCHES OVER MUCH OF THE MID-SOUTH THROUGH TONIGHT.

DESOTO-MARSHALL-TUNICA-FAYETTE
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTHAVEN…OLIVE BRANCH…TUNICA….SOMERVILLE…

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY…

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO 1 INCH. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.

* TIMING: FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH 6AM SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED.

CRITTENDEN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEST MEMPHIS…FORREST CITY…

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST SATURDAY…

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ONE TO THREE INCHES.

* TIMING: MID AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MORNING SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED.

TIPTON-SHELBY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COVINGTON…BARTLETT…GERMANTOWN…COLLIERVILLE…MEMPHIS…MILLINGTON

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY…

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: ONE TO THREE INCHES.

* TIMING: FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MORNING SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THIS INFORMATION IS CURRENT AS OF 9AM AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS NEW DATA BECOMES AVAILABLE. PLEASE VISIT http://www.srh.noaa.gov/meg OR https://www.memphisweather.net FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.

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