Dense fog advisory in effect

Graphic Credit: National Weather Service - Jackson (http://www.weather.gov/jan/)
Graphic Credit: National Weather Service - Jackson (http://www.weather.gov/jan/)

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) A dense fog advisory is in effect until 9:00am.

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Jackson says visibility is one quarter mile or less.

According to the NWS drivers “may encounter rapid reduction in visibility aking for hazardous driving conditions especially during the morning commute.”

The following counties are under the advisory:

  • Clarke
  • Copiah
  • Covington
  • Forrest
  • Hinds
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Jones
  • Lamar
  • Lauderdale
  • Lawrence
  • Lincoln
  • Madison
  • Marioun
  • Newton
  • Rankin
  • Scott
  • Simpson
  • Smith

Drivers are advised to slow down and use low beam headlights where fog is present.

 

 

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