Snow is likely tonight into Tuesday morning, NEA

JONESBORO, Ark. – Just off of our first blast of winter on Friday morning, northeast Arkansas is set to experience yet another round of wintry fun tonight with the weather service now saying we may see up to an inch of snow fall Monday night and another half inch fall Tuesday morning.

Forecast

M.L.King Day
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as 1. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and cold, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Weather Advisories/Hazardous Outlooks

TODAY

An arctic front will move through NEA this afternoon into this evening. Light snow will develop today across the Missouri Bootheel and extreme northern portions of Arkansas and Tennessee, then shift south tonight into Tuesday. Snow will intensify over east central Arkansas, northwest Mississippi into much of west Tennessee later tonight. Snow will taper off from northwest to southeast on Tuesday. Arctic air will rush into the region tonight and wind chill values will drop to zero or below, mainly north of Interstate 40.

Snow accumulations expected across the Missouri Bootheel and extreme northern portions of Arkansas and Tennessee today are expected, the weather service says. Additional accumulations expected across much of the Mid-South tonight. A Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory are in effect.

Subzero wind chills expected for areas north of Interstate 40 late tonight into Tuesday morning. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect.

TUESDAY

Snow accumulations are expected across the area Tuesday. A Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory are in effect.

Subzero wind chills will be possible across a majority of the Mid-South Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. An additional Wind Chill Advisory may be needed.


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