One last round of wintry weather possible tonight

UPDATED: The NWS issued a Winter Weather Advisory for one last round of potential wintry weather tonight for all but Crittenden and Tipton Counties. The text and a map of the affected area is below.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO
3 AM CST TUESDAY…
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A
WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN…SLEET AND
SNOW… WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM CST TUESDAY.
 * SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS…LESS THAN ONE TENTH INCH
OF ICE
  ACCUMULATION.
LIGHT SLEET AND SNOW ACCUMULATION.
 * TIMING…6 PM THIS EVENING UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY
 * IMPACTS…BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES AND SECONDARY ROADS
MAY BECOME SLIPPERY.
 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.

We expect that very light amounts of freezing rain and/or sleet and snow will be possible in northwest MS, as well as Shelby and Fayette Counties in TN tonight.  The most likely timing for light freezing rain and sleet is from 9pm to midnight with light sleet and snow possible from 11pm-3am. Very light precip and temps above freezing possible between 7-9pm. Temperatures will bottom out at 26 degrees during the period of precipitation, which could cause some slick spots on bridges and overpasses. Temperatures will climb above freezing Tuesday by 10-11am as the sun comes out.

Expected precipitation amounts overnight Monday night. Less than 0.10″ is expected in the metro.

We will continue to monitor the progress of this system and update this blog post and our social media channels listed below as necessary.  Please watch for later forecast and statements and plan to exercise caution on elevated roadways after temperatures drop below freezing tonight.

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