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Folks living in far northeast Arkansas and the Missouri Bootheel (Northwest of a line from Jonesboro to Caruthersville) should be aware of the possibility if a mix of snow, sleet and rain late tonight and early Thursday. Bridges/overpasses could be slippery.

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Expect another cold night across the Mid-South. Some areas will again fall into the low to mid 20s. Brrrrr! 🥶🥶 #tnwx  #arwx  #mswx  #mowx 

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Here's a look at the types of winter precipitation.

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Are you a #SKYWARN  storm #spotter ? Well, your day is coming up! 22nd annual SKYWARN Recognition Day#Skywarn20  is Fri. 6PM through Sat. 6PM. To our spotters and spotters across the country...thank you!

Happy Wednesday! ☀️ Another chilly but morning but check out that view 🙌🏽 We'll start out dry today but expect some rain to return to the area tonight. #tnwx  #mswx  #mowx  #arwx 

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Cool & dreary conditions expected today ☔️ Could be some isolated areas of sleet out there this AM but we’re mainly looking at light rain 🌧 Use caution on roadways 🚗 #mswx  #arwx  #tnwx  #mowx 

We had a touch of sleet @NWSMemphis  a few minutes ago. Precipitation has changed to all rain. #tnwx  #mowx  #arwx  #mswx 

Heavier rain 🌧 has moved into the Memphis metro. A few pockets of sleet are possible on the leading edge. Use caution while traveling this AM. #mswx  #tnwx  #arwx 

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Check out the cluster of storms from the high resolution Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR) in Southaven. You can see the converging air prior to convective initiation followed by a downburst. Low ambient wind shear leads to the near perfect symmetry of the outflow.

A preliminary damage track from the exceptionally long-track, violent tornado today. Keep N. MS in your thoughts.

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#GOES16 watches its sister satellite launch from Cape Canaveral. The thermal signature of the rocket can be seen on 1-min water vapor imagery!

Preliminary results from yesterday's tornadoes: The survey team has rated the Jonesboro tornado as an EF-3 with max winds of 140 mph. A second tornado occurred in southeast Greene County and was rated EF-1. We'll have more information as the survey is finalized. #arwx 

Another summer day in Memphis, another heat island generated thunderstorm over the metro. Here's more high resolution TDWR data, this time with reflectivity and velocity. This is an amazing example of the life cycle of a single cell pulse storm! #science 

Here is a radar image of the tornado as it moved through the Hamilton-New Hamilton area in southern Monroe County. Two fatalities have been reported. Surveys will be conducted tomorrow. #mswx  #tnwx  #arwx  #mowx  #midsouthwx 

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GOES East infrared loop of #TSBarry  (551 am - 716 am CDT). Latest updates:

BREAKING NEWS: The levee has failed on the Black River at Pocahontas. This is a FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY! Seek higher ground now. #ARWX 

The tornado is suspected to have pulled pavement off Lamar Rd. near Ashland, MS.

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