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Wind advisory in Alcorn County could lead to power outages

A wind advisory in Alcorn County on top of the threat of winter weather could potentially lead to power outages.

From the National Weather Service:

WHAT…North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph expected. * WHERE…Portions of north Mississippi and west Tennessee. * WHEN…Until 6 AM CST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Wind chills will drop into the single digits to lower teens tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Jon R Myers

Jon R Myers is he executive editor of the Mississippi New Group, the largest digital only media company in Mississippi.

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