Weather forecast for the Memphis area | localmemphis.com
The snow will end this afternoon, but whatever has fallen will remain on the ground for several days as temperatures remain below freezing.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Winter weather has arrived in Memphis and the South Central, and many areas have already seen several inches of snow.
In addition to the snow, temperatures will be dangerously cold for the first part of the week. Highs will be in the teens and 20s with low temperatures in the single digits Monday night and Tuesday night.
For this reason, any snow that falls will remain on the ground for several days.
How much snow did we get?
Many areas reported at least 2-4 inches, but there were also areas in metro Memphis and north Mississippi with up to 6 inches of snowfall. If you have snow reports or photos, text them to ABC24 at 901-321-7520.
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Roads are covered in snow in much of the Mid-South. Although this snow is dry and powdery and not as slippery as ice, there are still a lot of slick spots and crashes have already been reported. Expect road conditions to remain difficult through at least Tuesday or Wednesday.
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The snow will continue to fall this afternoon before ending completely by 5 p.m. It will be very cold tonight with temperatures in the single digits and wind chills below zero.
We’ll see some peeks of sunshine on Tuesday and Wednesday, but the weather will still be very cold. Highs will be in the teens and 20s with lows in the single digits.
For Thursday, there may be a mix of sleet or freezing rain early, but things should change to rain as the afternoon progresses. Rain is expected Thursday afternoon with high temperatures in the mid 30s.
Cool and sunny weather will continue Friday and the weekend with highs in the 20s and 30s and lows in the teens. Temperatures will begin to rise by Sunday with highs in the 30s, eventually reaching the 40s by Monday.
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