Winter Weather Advisory issued for this afternoon/evening

From the National Weather Service in Memphis:

UPDATED AT 10AM MONDAY (note: start times in graphic above have been adjusted 1 hr earlier and are not reflected in the graphic)

…WINTRY PRECIPITATION BEARING DOWN ON THE MID-SOUTH…

.INCREASING MID LEVEL MOISTURE WILL OVERSPREAD THE MID-SOUTH THIS
MORNING WITH VERY DRY AIR REMAINING IN PLACE NEAR THE SURFACE. AS
THE ATMOSPHERE CONTINUES TO MOISTEN THIS AFTERNOON…PRECIPITATION
WILL WORK ITS WAY DOWN TO THE SURFACE…GRADUALLY OVERCOMING THE
DRY AIR. AS IT DOES SO…TEMPERATURES WILL COOL AND SUPPORT SNOW
AND SLEET BY THE AFTERNOON.

WARMER MID LEVEL AIR WILL THEN BEGIN TO WORK NORTH THIS EVENING
WITH A TRANSITION TO LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE BY 9 OR 10 PM.

DESOTO-MARSHALL-TUNICA-TATE-TIPTON-SHELBY-FAYETTE-
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 9 PM CST THIS EVENING…

* SNOW/SLEET ACCUMULATIONS…1 TO 2 INCHES NORTH OF I-40 AND UP
TO AN INCH SOUTH OF I-40.

* TIMING…SNOW AND SLEET WILL BEGIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. PRECIPITATION WILL THEN
TRANSITION TO DRIZZLE AROUND 9 PM.

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS THIS EVENING AS
ROADWAYS BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

CRITTENDEN-
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 9 PM CST
THIS EVENING…

* SNOW/SLEET ACCUMULATIONS…1 TO 2 INCHES.

* TIMING…SNOW AND SLEET WILL BEGIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. PRECIPITATION WILL THEN
TRANSITION TO DRIZZLE AROUND 9 PM.

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING AS ROADWAYS BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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