Snow falling on parts of Mississippi tonight

Published 8:30 pm Tuesday, December 10, 2019

A cold front is bringing a preview of winter to parts of Mississippi.

A light snowfall was happening Tuesday in several places, including Batesville and Oxford.

The National Weather Service says up to 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) of snow could accumulate in the northern parts of the state.

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It was most likely to stick on bridges and other elevated surfaces, because ground temperatures remained warm.

A spokesman says the Mississippi Department of Transportation has crews ready to spread salt in case roads get slick.