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Though the sun is out and snowfall has been reduced to occasional flurries, the National Weather Service issued a warning to drivers Tuesday morning.

The statement reads," any roadways and bridges across the region remain impacted by accumulations of sleet, snow, and ice. Sub-freezing temperatures through Wednesday morning may limit the melting potential in parts of the region, and puddles of melted ice and sleet may refreeze overnight and cause areas of slick black ice on roads and bridges. Motorists are urged to exercise caution when driving and to follow all notices of road closures in the area. If you must travel, leave extra time to reach your destination, be prepared to drive slowly, and leave extra space between vehicles

to allow for reduced braking. Be safe and be courteous.

The latest road conditions for Mississippi can be obtained by visiting mdottraffic.com. For road conditions in Louisiana, visit dotd.la.gov. And for roads in Arkansas, visit idrivearkansas.com."

Lake Georgia Pacific has also been closed to the public. In a news release, GP Public Affairs Manager Jennifer King said,"Due to dangerous and inclement weather, Lake GP will be closed to the public effective immediately due to extreme ice conditions at the boat ramp and unsafe driving conditions on the north levee road. The facility will be reopened to the public once dangerous conditions have moved out of the area. We will publicly announce the date when everything will be reopened."

Most Ashley County government offices and courts were closed or cancelled for Tuesday and Wednesday. Garbage service was also cancelled for Tuesday.

The Crossett Post Office announced Tuesday that it would not be receiving or delivering any mail, and that mail service Wednesday would be determined in part by if the office receives any.

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