In Mississippi, a light wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain was possible in the state's northern counties through early Friday afternoon. Nashville and Louisville saw freezing rain, while more than an inch of sleet accumulated in northern MS, western Kentucky, parts of Arkansas and parts of Louisiana.
"You don't need a whole lot of ice to make things slick", Puma said.
Forecasters warned of rapidly changing temperatures: temperatures were expected to plummet in northeast regions that previously experienced rain, enhancing the dangers of ice and winter conditions.
In all, 2-4 inches is expected for most of the Cincinnati area.
WHERE.South central IN and portions of central Kentucky. The metro area will see around 2-3 inches, WLWT chief meteorologist Kevin Robinson said.
The storm will sweep through the Great Plains and parts of the mid-South, bringing cold temperatures to the Tennessee, Mississippi and OH valleys by Friday morning and spreading heavy rain and thunderstorms into the Carolinas, ABC News reported.
Warm For Now, Rain & Snow On The Way
Despite chatter on social media of foot-high snowfall early in the week, NWS forecasters held off releasing any predictions, simply because it was too soon to tell what could really happen. Anything else is essentially a guess.
We'll get a glimpse at spring weather Thursday, as an intermittent drizzle will stick around all day and into the evening. Temperatures stay well below freezing through the weekend, with highs only in the lower 20s.
The combination of a cold front moving in from the west and a strong area of low pressure moving up from the south brought a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow to central Indiana Friday.
SUNDAY: Partly cloudy skies and frigid temperatures continue, with a high temperature of 23 degrees. Sunshine returns Sunday with a high temperature of 18 degrees.
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