The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING for the following counties in Tennessee:
CUMBERLAND, CLAY, PICKETT, PUTNAM, OVERTON, FENTRESS, DEKALB, WHITE and VAN BUREN
In Kentucky, the following counties are in the warning:
CLINTON, CUMBERLAND AND WAYNE
The warning goes into effect at 6 p.m. central tonight (Wednesday, February 17, 2021) and is scheduled to expire at 6 p.m. central, Thursday, February 18, 2021.
Heavy mixed precipitation is expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations up to 0.1 inches. Locally higher amounts are possible.
Travel could be very difficult. Part of the area continue to experience travel difficulties and some power outages from the last winter storm, and additional accumulations of snow and ice will exacerbate these ongoing hazards. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
The National Weather Service has also issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for the following counties in Tennessee:
ROANE, LOUDON, KNOX, NORTHWEST BLOUNT, RHEA, and MEIGS
The advisory goes into effect at 7 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, February 17, 2021) and is scheduled to expire at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 18, 2021.
Citizens in the winter weather advisory will see a mixed precipitation event. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Plan on slippery road conditions. Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. DO NOT call 911 for road conditions.