Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Winter Weather Advisory for Oxford, Parts of North Mississippi

By Adam Brown
Sports Editor

This week, the Oxford area could experience a wintry mix from Tuesday morning until Wednesday afternoon.

A report from the National Weather Service in Memphis, Tennessee, on Monday morning indicated that the cities of Ripley, Corinth, Clarksdale, Marks, Batesville, Oxford, and New Albany may be affected.

The advisory is will be in place from midnight tonight until noon on Wednesday.

The cities in the advisory may see freezing rain, which could have an ice accumulation of around two tenths of an inch for parts of North Mississippi.

 This could make travel conditions difficult which could impact morning or evening commutes.

Any accumulation could be partially or completely melted by Tuesday afternoon prior to nightfall. This could also cause possible power outages.