Dangerous Road Conditions/Arctic Blast Across Middle Tennessee Tonight

 


302 WWUS84 KOHX 021139 SPSOHX SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN 539 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015 TNZ005>011-023>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-022200- STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-HOUSTON- HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH- JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-WILLIAMSON- MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-BEDFORD- COFFEE-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD... GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...BYRDSTOWN...ERIN...WAVERLY... DICKSON...ASHLAND CITY...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET... HARTSVILLE...CARTHAGE...GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON... JAMESTOWN...LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...FRANKLIN... BRENTWOOD...COLUMBIA...LEWISBURG...MURFREESBORO...WOODBURY... SMITHVILLE...SPARTA...CROSSVILLE...SHELBYVILLE...TULLAHOMA... MANCHESTER...MCMINNVILLE...ALTAMONT...SPENCER...WAYNESBORO... LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI 539 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015 ...WINTER WEATHER MAY CAUSE MAJOR TRAVEL PROBLEMS ACROSS MID TENNESSEE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY... A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP INTO MIDDLE TENNESSEE BY WEDNESDAY. SHARPLY COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE FRONT AS PRECIPITATION CONTINUES. THE COLDER AIR WILL CHANGE RAIN OVER TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW. ALTHOUGH THERE IS STILL UNCERTAINTY...SOME ICE ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE...AND THERE COULD BE 3 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW WITH THIS WEATHER SYSTEM. TRAVEL WILL QUICKLY BECOME HAZARDOUS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON OVER NORTHWEST MIDDLE TENNESSEE AS TEMPERATURES PLUMMET. THE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES WILL SPREAD SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE REST OF THE AREA INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. MAJOR TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS ARE LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL FOLLOW THE STORM SYSTEM. HIGHS ON THURSDAY ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW FREEZING. LOWS THURSDAY NIGHT WILL DROP INTO THE 5 TO 15 DEGREE RANGE. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING AGAIN ON FRIDAY. AT THIS TIME...THERE ARE STILL UNCERTAINTIES ABOUT THE AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION...AND SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WITH THIS SYSTEM. IF NEW DATA CONTINUE TO SHOW SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL...A WINTER STORM WATCH MAY BE ISSUED LATER TODAY. PEOPLE IN MID TENNESSEE...OR WITH TRAVEL PLANS IN THE AREA...SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR UPDATED WEATHER INFORMATION. $$ 13


 



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