Winter Weather Likely Late Saturday Night Through Sunday Night

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
914 PM CST FRI DEC 10 2010

TNZ005>009-022>029-056>063-075-077-093>095-111200-
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-BENTON-HOUSTON-
HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-PERRY-
HICKMAN-LEWIS-WILLIAMSON-MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-BEDFORD-
COFFEE-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CAMDEN...ERIN...WAVERLY...DICKSON...
ASHLAND CITY...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...HARTSVILLE...
LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...FRANKLIN...BRENTWOOD...
COLUMBIA...LEWISBURG...MURFREESBORO...WOODBURY...SHELBYVILLE...
TULLAHOMA...MANCHESTER...WAYNESBORO...LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI
914 PM CST FRI DEC 10 2010
...WINTER WEATHER LIKELY LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND  SUNDAY...
FOLLOWING RAIN ON SATURDAY...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING DROPPING TEMPERATURES SHARPLY. COLD TEMPERATURES
COMBINING WITH MOISTURE REMAINING BEHIND THE FRONT WILL PRODUCE
SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE MID-STATE. THE BEST CHANCE FOR HEAVIER
SNOW WILL BE LATE SATURDAY EVENING...WITH THE BRUNT COMING OVERNIGHT
INTO EARLY SUNDAY. MOST LOCATIONS CAN EXPECT UP TO AN INCH OF
ACCUMULATION BUT THE EXTREME NORTH MAY SEE UP TO TWO INCHES.
SNOW
FLURRIES MAY CONTINUE MOST OF SUNDAY BUT LITTLE IF ANY ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED MIDDAY ON. ADDITIONALLY...STRONG WINDS
AND COLD TEMPERATURES WILL PRODUCE WIND CHILLS 0-5 DEGREES SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY.


THIS IS THE 7TH COLDEST FIRST 9 DAYS OF DECEMBER ON RECORD
IN NASHVILLE...AND THE COLDEST START TO DECEMBER SINCE 1942.
TEMPERATURES ARE AVERAGING 10 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL SO FAR THIS
MONTH.

THE LAST TIME MEASURABLE SNOW FELL IN THE MONTH OF DECEMBER IN
NASHVILLE WAS IN 2008 WHEN 1 INCH FELL. THE MOST SNOW EVER TO FALL
IN DECEMBER WAS IN 1963 WHEN 13.2 INCHES OF SNOW FELL.


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TNZ010-011-030>034-064>066-078>080-111200-
CLAY-PICKETT-SMITH-JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-DE KALB-WHITE-
CUMBERLAND-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CELINA...BYRDSTOWN...CARTHAGE...
GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...JAMESTOWN...SMITHVILLE...
SPARTA...CROSSVILLE...MCMINNVILLE...ALTAMONT...SPENCER
914 PM CST FRI DEC 10 2010

...WINTER WEATHER LIKELY LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY NIGHT...

FOLLOWING RAIN ON SATURDAY...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING DROPPING TEMPERATURES SHARPLY. COLD TEMPERATURES
COMBINING WITH MOISTURE REMAINING BEHIND THE FRONT WILL PRODUCE
SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE AREA. THE BEST CHANCE FOR HEAVIER SNOW
WILL BE OVERNIGHT SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. MOST LOCATIONS CAN
EXPECT ONE TO TWO INCHES OF ACCUMULATION BUT THE NORTHERN PLATEAU
MAY SEE THREE INCHES OR MORE.
SNOW FLURRIES MAY CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT
BUT LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. ADDITIONALLY...STRONG
WINDS AND COLD TEMPERATURES WILL PRODUCE WIND CHILLS FROM -5 DEGREES
TO 5 ABOVE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.


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BOYD


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