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Posted on: January 6, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Winter Weather Morning Update

• Winter Weather Advisory continues through 6 p.m.
• 1 to 2 inches of snow expected
• Today’s high will be in the 20s, the low tonight will be in the teens

Travel and Roads

• Traffic-No major disruptions
• Leave early for your destination
• Salt and sand trucks are giving priority to heavier traveled roads

Cold Temperatures Will Linger Through the Weekend

• Bitter cold temperatures through Sunday
• Check on those who live alone, especially the elderly and disabled
• Wear layers of clothes if you have to be out

Memphis Area Transit Authority

• Bus routes are operating on a normal schedule

Memphis Light, Gas and Water

• No significant power outages
• Call MLGW (901) 544-6500 to report outages

Fire Department/Emergency Medical Services

• Place space heaters at least three (3) feet from furniture and clothes
• Vent generators outside, away from garages
• Never use charcoal grills indoors

Plan ahead for driving on snow

• Have a full tank of gas
• Check windshield wipers and the wiper fluid level
• Make sure defrosters are working and have ice-melt spray for car windows

As you travel

• Keep headlights on (even during daylight hours)
• Drive slowly, especially when crossing bridges and overpasses
• Use lower gears to increase traction and do not use cruise control
• Leave two to three car lengths between you and other motorists
• If you skid, remove your foot from the accelerator

Stay informed

• Shelby County Office of Preparedness HLS/EMA Facebook Group, www.staysafeshelby.us Twitter@SCOP_HLS_EMA or call (901) 222-6700

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