Sunday, December 12, 2010
Snow continues across region, Dangerous wind chills expected
WKRN -NEWS Channel 2 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Light snow and snow showers are expected to continue across the Mid-State overnight Sunday into Monday as temperatures dip into the teens with wind chills near zero. In Nashville, the snow began falling around 12 Noon Sunday. As of Sunday evening, Nashville and surrounding areas reported more than two inches on the ground. Two to four inches were expected in counties to the west of Nashville, with four to six inches forecasted for the Cumberland Plateau. A wind chill advisory is also in effect for most of Middle Tennessee. Wind chills are expected to drop into the single digits to below zero Sunday evening into Monday morning. Monday's high temperature is only expected to be 22 degrees. TDOT is keeping a close watch on road conditions throughout Tennessee. Crews began preparing trucks on Friday evening. "We're putting out brine on fly over's, ramps [and other] places that tend to freeze," said TDOT District Supervisor Burel Tidwell. TDOT and the Tennessee Highway Patrol remind motorists to dial *847 from any cell phone if they become stranded or need assistance while driving on Tennessee roadways. The snow has forced several school districts, including Metro Nashville, to close on Monday. Click here for a complete list. Beginning at 4:30 a.m. Monday, view live road conditions via USTREAM and News 2's Jerry Barlar. Visit NashvilleWX.com for the latest forecast and radar conditions.
Posted by Blogger at 8:51 PM