The Storm of '21 is over and Clarksdale is thawing out from a week of snow and ice and weather that dropped temperatures into the single digits.
No freezing temperatures are being forecast over the next few days and nights, but patches of ice do remain on city streets and residents are reminded to check water pipes as they thaw out.
The National Weather Service out of Memphis has issued the following weather forecast for Clarksdale and Coahoma County.
The official Clarksdale forecast for the next seven days is:
Today, Monday, Feb. 22.
Sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, Monday, Feb. 22.
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Sunny, with a high near 63. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night, Feb. 23.
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday, Feb. 24.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night, Feb. 24.
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Thursday, Feb. 25.
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night, Feb. 25.
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday, Feb. 26.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night, Feb. 26.
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday, Feb. 27.
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night, Feb. 27.
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday, Feb. 28.
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
In the event of an emergency or for detailed information on how to deal with this winter storm, please contact the following agencies:
In an emergency call 911.
Clarksdale City Hall: (662) 621-8164
Clarksdale Police: (662) 621-8151
Clarksdale Fire Dept: (662) 627-8484
Clarksdale Public Works: (662) 621-8142
Coahoma County Sheriff Dept.: (662) 624-2411
Coahoma County Emergency Management: (662) 624-3041
Mississippi Highway Patrol: (662) 563-6400
Weather is a changing phenomenon and the community is urged to watch local conditions as they can change rapidly. This forecast will be updated regularly during this winter storm