TUPELO, MS – The National Park Service has closed portions of the Natchez Trace Parkway due to the icy weather conditions expected to move through the area.
The Natchez Trace Parkway which goes from Natchez, MS to Nashville, TN and passes partially through Alabama.
The NPS has closed the road from Mileposts 0 to 152, 355 to 370, and 429 to 442.
Travelers are advised not to use the Parkway due to the icy conditions and the chance of the weather knocking trees into the roadway.
Emergency personnel may have a delayed response during this severe weather event, so travelers are highly encouraged to no drive on the Parkway. Staff will also not be out to clear any downed trees until the weather conditions are safe for them to do so.
NPS will continue to post updates on to their website.