The National Weather Service is calling for freezing rain and drizzle from mid-day and through the night. Temperatures will be close to freezing all day. There is potential for accumulations of ice of less than 1/4 inch.
Water Valley schools are currently closing due to bad weather. They have not yet made a decision on tomorrow.
Regents is closed.
Oxford University School is closing at 1 p.m.
Lafayette School District is closing at 1:30 p.m.
Oxford School District will close at 2 p.m. The Middle School basketball games scheduled for today against Olive Branch have been cancelled due to bad weather. There will not be a make-up date.
Ole Miss and Willie Price Nursery remain open at this time.
None of the school districts have announced closings for tomorrow.
Mississippi Department of Transportation: As a winter weather system pushes across Mississippi, icy precipitation has begun to accumulate on roads and bridges in Marshall and Lafayette Counties. MDOT personnel are monitoring the weather and will take necessary measures to keep Mississippi roadways safe. Motorists are encouraged to buckle up for safety, drive safely, stay alert and slow down, especially when driving in wintry weather conditions.
(January 14, 2013)