NWS issues winter storm warning for Mid-South
The National Weather Service issued this warning early Tuesday morning, which replaced the winter storm watch. A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet, and ice are expected.
The NWS expects one to four inches of snow accumulation, sleet accumulation of half-inch to one and a half inches, and ice accumulations of a quarter of an inch.
Strong winds are also possible, making travel very hazardous. Power outages may also be possible.
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City of Memphis to buy several snow plow attachments
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Seven to 10 snow plow attachments will be purchased by the City of Memphis Public Works Department in the next few months. The new attachments should be ready to use in 2016.
TDOT has not begun pretreating the roadways due to the rain.
Memphis is expected to receive more winter weather on Wednesday. Shelby County and much of the Mid-South goes under a winter storm warning at 12 p.m. Wednesday.
Source: WMCActionNews5.com / Mar 3 &4 2015