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Copiah County Schools closed Tuesday; Co-Lin delays start to 11 a.m.

Due to the threat of inclement weather, Copiah County Schools will be closed Tuesday, said Marilyn Phillips, principal of Wesson Attendance Center.

Also, all campuses of Copiah-Lincoln Community College will delay start of classes tomorrow until 11 a.m., said Natalie Davis, director of public information. Davis said students and staff should monitor Wolf Alert for updated information.

According to the National Weather Service in Jackson, a winter weather advisory will be in effect from 9 a.m. Tuesday to midnight Tuesday. A winter weather advisory means periods of snow many cause travel difficulties. Very low wind chills expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute on Tuesday. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch are possible. Wind chills in the lower teens to single digits are possible.

A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow may cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

A wind chill advisory will be in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday until 10 a.m. Wednesday. That means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.