Snow Day in Brandon, MS

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It rarely snows in Mississippi, so when it does, it virtually causes all activity to cease. School was either cancelled or dismissed early due to the winter storm that hit central Mississippi today.

Snow in Brandon, Mississippi


Snow in Brandon, Mississippi


Snow in Brandon, Mississippi

Rain, sleet, and snow pelted the Jackson Metro area early this morning, and noon time temperature reached a mere 36 degrees today. It is quite a slushy mess. Bridges are iced over, and a Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 6:00 p.m. today.

Since the southern states are not equipped to handle snow and ice accumulation, it is recommended that you stay indoors unless absolutely necessary to travel.

Christmas truck in Mississippi

(This photo taken a day BEFORE the snow.)

Tomorrow's projected temperature is expected to return to a Pat Starnes, Metro Jackson, MS Realtormore normal 50 degrees.

To see live weather cams of the Mississippi area, click here.

Photos taken 12/11/08 in Brandon, MS near the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

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Jack Gilleland
Home Inspection and Investor Services, Clayton - Clayton, OH

Hey Pat I feel really bad for you guys.  We had a light dusting the other day that look very similar to your snow fall.  Be careful down there.  Most people in the south have no idea how to drive on snow or ice.

Dec 11, 2008 01:53 PM #1
Pat Starnes
Pat Starnes Real Estate - Brandon, MS

We don't know how to WALK in it, either, Jack! Thanks for the sympathy. It looks like the snow is melting now. ~Pat

Dec 11, 2008 03:11 PM #2
Ken Tracy
Keller Williams Realty Infinity - Naperville - Naperville, IL
Naperville Illinois Real Estate

Hi Pat.  That's funny school was cancelled!

We barely call that snow up here.:)


Dec 11, 2008 03:11 PM #3
Ryan Shaughnessy
PREA Signature Realty - - Saint Louis, MO
Broker/Attorney - Your Lafayette Square Real Estate Partner

Don't feel bad about not being able to drive in the snow - our interestates are dotted with cars that spinoff the highway after the first snow.  School closed?  I remember when we walked 3 miles to school uphill both ways...

Dec 11, 2008 09:33 PM #4
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