JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba held a news conference at 10 a.m. to address weather conditions.
Lumumba discussed the city’s preparations for the current conditions, freezing temperatures and risks. Lumumba says residents are encouraged to stay inside, unless they just absolutely have to be out.
Jackson Police are reporting around a dozen accidents. The fire department wants to remind everyone to make sure they are being careful when heating their homes.