Parts of central Mississippi are under a Winter Storm Watch until 2pm Friday. A low pressure area is currently moving over south Texas and will emerge over the Gulf of Mexico by late Thursday afternoon bringing plenty of moisture to Mississippi.
Rain will begin to fall across southwest Mississippi with a change over to some sleet as temperatures get closer to freezing Thursday night. As temperatures fall below freezing, expect snow to fall.
Areas north of I-20 could see a light dusting of snow up to 2 inches. Areas along I-20 could see 2-4 inches of snowfall. Areas south of I-20 to the Highway 84 corridor could see the heaviest accumulations, anywhere from 2-5 inches of snow.
Should the low pressure area move farther south in the Gulf of Mexico, central Mississippi would miss out completely on the snow. This forecast is slowly evolving and is subject to change.
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