JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Throughout the metro, light impacts were reported from the winter storm that left trace amounts of snow around communities. The snow began to taper off in Ridgeland just before 3:00 a.m.
Further north in Yazoo City received a heavier dusting -- about half-an-inch.
It was more noticeable in grassy areas and on trees. The impacts on roads, however, were non existent. Highway 49 was dry and clear for the morning commute. No problems reported on bridges and overpasses.
Schools were cancelled, but kids weren’t going to sleep in to miss a rare opportunity to hit the slopes.
“I went to sleep last night, I wake up and it snowed. I got to my sled and we’re sledding down the hill. It’s fun," said Hunter Bright, who was out of school the weather
The snow lasted through the noon hour, but soon began to melt as temperatures reached near 40 degrees.