Jackson, MS (WLBT)- After blankets of snow fell for hours throughout the greater Jackson area, the Emergency Operations Center, the Hinds County Public Works Department and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency teamed up to discuss what they are doing to keep roadways safe for drivers.
The Public Works Dept. says they have crews working throughout the night to monitor any icy conditions on the roads and bridges.
In the afternoon, as blue skies crept out and snow started to melt water runoff accumulated on area roadways. With temperatures dropping into the upper 20s over night, officials say water on the roads could turn to ice.
Meanwhile, many people were out enjoying the snow throughout the day. As the sun went down, despite the cold temperatures and possibility for ice, others were out enjoying their evening.
The Public Works Dept. says if you are out driving around tonight or in the morning to call (601) 857-2600.