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you can visibly see the snow you have to slow down never slam on your breaks just ease your foot off the accelerator and coast through those ice patches." the highway patrol also says they are preparing for tomorrow for possible black reporter: >> ice...so troopers encourage you not to be on the highways if yo the don't have to be.reporting live from na.. sw wtva 9 news. you're getting a live looktechn through our high definition dif tupelo tower cam right now. a pretty gloomy way to end the now you're looking week with all the wintryat our weather mix. definition tower cam over the beautiful city of tupelo. one thing a bit of a mixed bag in terms o the way this winter affected happened today, it folks in tupelo today.is pretty gloomy. we end the week with the wintry wtva's mike russell has been weather mix and a working his way around town all bag in terms of the way this weather affected folks in tupelo day -- and joins us live with more. that's exactly right. today. mike has been working his way around town and joins us live with "mixed bag" is a perfect way to describe today's weather day. snow started coming down a little more forcefully on west main in tupelo about 12:30 -- and as you might expect the cold generally kept people off the roads or safe and warm in their cars. more. >> reporter: tonya that is exactly right, mixed bag is the perfect way to describe today's weather. it feels like 400 in tupelo and i say that is about right. the snow started to come down with a little bit force in west main where i am am now. it was coming down a little bit ago in our earlier at the end of the week, people generally get out in greaternew it is s on a friday. but that wasn't really the case today because of the cold and s. wind and snow.as you might exp the snow came down -- and thoug it didn't really accumulate alla that much, it and the y is generally taking peop wind and the chill had ale off definite effect. the roads to be these ladies had a sudden need for windshield wipers because o in the snow. their cars. >>> at the end of the w angela ezell: "something we eek don't often, so - but the ice, people generally we could do without.get out in greater numbers on a friday. that really was not the c ase today because of the cold, wind and snow. the snow came down and although it did not accumulate that much it and the wind h but hey, it's mother nature, we have no control over that." at starbucks, where you can normally duck in and get a effect. these piping hot cup of coffee on a coldladies had a sudden day, no so today! need for windshield wipers because of the snow. >> woman: is not something we get melodi mccamey: "so you came in for hot coffee and you're not can do going to get it - that's true. without but it's what do you think about the snow and the cold weather? well, i m& and it wasn't- so cold, but i really hope it w snows and it sticks." control o it. >> at starbucks you can normally duck in and get a piping hot cup alexia smith: "so you can't get a cup of hot coffee! yeah, i'm a coffee on a cold little disappointed about it - it's not even sticking that much! day, not so today. >> meteorologist: and not far away, not a whole oe oil getting changed on a day in for hot like this...coffee in your knoc to get it.>> woman: i really hope wish it wasn't "tell me. this cold. what do you think about this>> weather? i could live without a little disappointed about it. it's pretty cold!"it. it's not even sticking that much.>> reporter: not a whole lot of oil is getting changed on and as you might expect, not a lot of construction getting on day like this either. i spoke to lee county ema like . director lee bowdry who weaving about this weather? >> man: i can live without it it's pretty cold. >> as you told me that things weremight e there's not a lot of construction generally pretty smooth. he said some bridges were freezing over, getting done on a especially in the day like this either. tonya i just spoke to the northern end of the county -- so co be careful on every bridge. unt and be prepared for black ice i & aboumorning if you're out and & about.t 15 minutes ago he told that lo live in tupelo, mike russell. o wtva 9news. gone generally pretty smooth many people taking to social throughout the media - facebook, instagram and day. some of the bridges had frozen over early in the day so be careful on the bridges. be prepared for black about.ice in the morning live in tupelo, mike russell. wtva 9news. many people taking to socialif media - facebook, instagram and the morning like matt said. it will