The National Weather Service (NWS) reported widespread snowfall amounts of two to four inches were reported as a cold-core upper level low pressure tracked across central Mississippi.
The heaviest snowfall occurred over east-central sections of the state, where three-plus-inch snow totals were common.
- Choctaw County-6.0"
- Montgomery County-4.5"
- Scott County-4"
- Webster County-4"
- Madison County-3.5"
- Winston County-3.5"
- Newton County-3.5"
- Neshoba County-3.5"
- Oktibbeha County-3.5"
Officially at the Jackson-Evers International Airport, the NWS said a daily record 1.7 inches of snow was recorded, breaking the previous daily record of 0.7 inches set way back in 1948.
More than half of the state's counties remain under a state of emergency, declared on Monday.
The last time central Mississippi got at least two inches of snow was in February of 2010 and areas north of Jackson had decent accumulations more recently. Areas of north Mississippi got some snow in November and December 2011, but less than two inches.