It could be worse, however, as much of northern Wisconsin is expected to get several inches of snow from the storm system.
The snow will end early Saturday.
Here is the WATCH statement.
In Northeast Mississippi, the main concern is hazardous travel conditions. Cold air will be pushing in, but the hard factor will be how long the moisture lingers. GFS and NAM are coming into decent agreement, along with UKMET, but the ECMWF appears too fast and weak, and is largely discarded in this run. At this time, it appears many areas could see upwards of more than 5 inches of snow, including parts of Allegheny County.
Here are the latest updates on the computer models f0r the Louisville area.
Freezing rain will begin on Friday Jan. 12.
A storm which caused blizzard conditions in Kansas and the Dakotas on Thursday moves east Friday with dozens of states from Texas to ME under wind, snow and flood alerts. The southern counties could see about half an inch of snow.
Winter weather continues to move into parts of Arkansas beginning Thursday night and going into Friday morning. Outside of this narrow corridor, 2 to 4 inches are expected by Thursday afternoon. The rain to ice change happens from 11 AM to 1 PM from Fayetteville and Huntsville to Decatur and Moulton, then from 1 PM to 3 PM over Sand Mountain around Scottsboro, Fort Payne, Guntersville, and Boaz. Rain will change to snow on Wednesday evening through Wednesday night, with accumulating snow expected through Thursday morning.
Winter storm watch in effect from Wednesday evening through Thursday morning. Total snow accumulations 3 to 6 for the lower elevations near West Glacier. From upper 60s and spring-like weather yesterday to a little rain and snow just 24 hours later!
Thursday - Partly sunny, with a high near 21.