Hinds County officials are encouraging all residents to take precautions ahead of more winter weather forecasted to move into the area overnight Monday, January 11th.
Temperatures are expected to dip well below freezing which may cause hazardous road conditions making travel over bridges, on highways, roads, and streets extremely dangerous. Everyone who is able should stay inside and keep warm. Please exercise discretion and caution if you have to get out.
Hinds County Emergency Management and Public Works will be monitoring weather developments and road conditions throughout the weather alert period.
Don’t forget to:
- Protect your pets
- Protect your plants
- Protect your pipes
Continue to check social media and local television and radio stations for potential closures and/or delayed openings.
Also, check the Mississippi Department of Transportation social media (Twitter / Facebook) for road condition updates before your morning commute.