State of Emergency declared for Mississippi ahead of winter weather
Governor Tate Reeves and Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann signed a state of emergency for Mississippi in anticipation of the winter storm predicted to impact a large portion of the state.
The National Weather Service is forecasting significant amounts of ice accumulation, snow, and sleet.
Travel conditions will be dangerous with some roads impassable.
Numerous trees and limbs are expected to fall because of wintry precipitation.
Portions of central and north Mississippi could experience record breaking cold temperatures of below 10 degrees with wind chills below zero degrees.