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Newest timing for snow & how much could accumulate

Published: Mar. 8, 2022 at 10:06 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 11, 2022 at 7:48 AM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 6 pm Friday to 6 am Saturday as a cold front brings a chance for snow.

A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect Friday night
A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect Friday night(wmc)

A strong cold front will move into the area Friday into Saturday. This will bring much colder temperatures and the chance of some accumulating snow. Although Friday will be mostly cloudy, high temperatures will still reach the upper 50s. The day will start off dry, but the cold front will slowly push in precipitation tonight.

Precipitation will start off as a rain/sleet mixture around 5pm and then switch over to all snow by 9 pm as cold air quickly pours into the area.

Snow will become widespread by 9 pm Friday.
Snow will become widespread by 9 pm Friday.(wmc)

Snow will continue through midnight and then end quickly after that. Clouds will also clear overnight.

Most areas will get a dusting to 1″ of snow accumulation on grassy surfaces. However, Some areas could see snow totals up to 2″.

Snowfall totals will be around 1" for most areas.
Snowfall totals will be around 1" for most areas.(wmc)

Low temperatures will drop to the 20s on Friday night, and we will struggle to get out of the 30s on Saturday.

The good news is that this will be a short cold spell as we will rebound quickly on Sunday as temperatures will climb to the mid 50s.

REMINDER: Don’t forget to “Spring Forward” on Saturday night!

Weekend forecast for March 12-13, 2022
Weekend forecast for March 12-13, 2022(WMC)

The First Alert Storm Tracking Team will continue to monitor this weather event, so stay tuned for updates!

Be sure to download the WMC First Alert weather app for Apple or Android to your smartphone or tablet. It’s FREE and will give you instant access to current weather conditions and forecasts for your specific location.

How to download the WMC First Alert Weather app
How to download the WMC First Alert Weather app

You’ll also have a live, interactive radar and should any advisories or warnings be issued for your location you will get them instantly on your phone or tablet.

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