‘State of Emergency’ issued in Memphis ahead of third major winter storm

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A ‘State of Emergency’ has been issued for the City of Memphis because of inclement weather.

The declaration said the freezing temperatures and rain has created a danger to public safety.

WINTER STORM WARNING issued as more snow and ice head toward Memphis and the Mid-South

The ‘State of Emergency’ allows city departments to request emergency state and federal funding.

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It goes into effect today.

This declaration comes as a third winter storm is predicted to bring snow, freezing rain and ice to the Mid-South.

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