Wednesday, January 12, 2022

A Significant Winter Storm is Possible this Weekend

 

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT 
WEST TENNESSEE WEATHER ONLINE JACKSON TN
258 PM CST WED JAN 12 2022

....A Winter Storm Event...with Significant Snow Amounts...is Expected this Weekend...

The picture is becoming clearer that there will be a potentially strong winter storm this weekend. Weather models are becoming very consistent in how they are portraying the impact of this storm.

Below is a general consensus of what will happen.  IT MUST BE STRESSED THAT  THESE DETAILS CAN AND WILL CHANGE.
  • The accumulating snow should begin in the northernmost counties Saturday night and continue Sunday morning...tapering off Sunday afternoon. 
  • At this point snow accumulations will be on the order of 3-6 inches across most of West TN. 
  • There are signals that heavier amounts will occur. 
  • POSSIBLE IMPACTS
    • Power outages
    • Difficult and Hazardous Travel
    • Low visibility due to heavy snow.
Future statements will be issued as the data becomes clearer.

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