Winter weather will sweep into the Mid-South late tonight and Friday

Winter Weather Advisory

A storm system will move into the region Thursday night ushering in rain that will gradually transition to a mix of freezing rain and sleet early Friday morning,
then eventually to all snow Friday. Significant snow and ice accumulations will be possible across much of the region. In addition, strong northwest winds will occur as the
much colder air filters into the region.
  • Greene
  • Clay
  • Craighead
  • Poinsett
  • Mississippi
  • Cross
  • Crittenden
  • St. Francis
  • Dunklin
  • Pemiscot

Including the cities of Piggott, Corning, Paragould, Jonesboro, Harrisburg, Blytheville, Wynne, West Memphis, Forrest City, Kennett, and Caruthersville.


* WHAT – Mixed precipitation expected. The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch are expected. In addition, strong northwest winds may gust to 40 mph just behind the passage of the cold front.

* WHERE – Portions of East Arkansas and Southeast Missouri.

* WHEN – Midnight to noon Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS – Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

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.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.