Below-freezing temperatures moving in; snowstorm expected this weekend

MID-SOUTH — Parts of the Mid-South are still dealing with the aftermath of the winter blast that came through early Thursday morning. As of 8 a.m. Friday morning, thousands still remain without power across Memphis.

PHOTOS: Icy conditions, power outages, and damage reported across the Mid-South

Multiple schools and businesses decided to remain closed today due to the weather conditions.

Here’s what we know right now:


~ Some icy patches remain in the Mid-South.

~Take it slow on roadways and dress in layers.

~It’s a bitterly cold start to the morning under a cloudy sky.

~Temperatures this afternoon will rise to the low 30s, FEELING like the 20s.

~Rain chance: <10%--mainly this morning. ~Winds: 10 mph.

~LOOKING AHEAD: We are below freezing for afternoon highs this weekend through most of next week. Single-digit wind chills expected as well. Practice heat safety! A snowstorm is expected Sunday evening through Monday. Now is the time to prepare. Stay tuned for more updates.

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