Some snow events in Middle Tennessee are quick…lasting just a few hours. This one will be the opposite — spanning THREE days!
What’s fallen already and the snow that’s still to come through Wednesday morning is being produced by a gigantic storm (area of low pressure) over the Great Lakes & Mid Atlantic.
Since we’re on the southwest side of it, it won’t bring us steady snow….but instead periodic snow showers. SO….it may snow for an hour and then turn off for two. That cycle will repeat through tomorrow, in all likelihood with the areas of snow gradually becoming lighter and fewer/farther between. By Wednesday morning, there should be just a few lingering snow flurries.
We had one decent batch of snow move in from the northwest late this afternoon. It dumped a quick 2″ of snow in Pleasant View (northern Cheatham County) & White House (Sumner/Robertson County line). Outlaw Field in Clarksville (the airport there) got 2.5″! Right now, the remnants of that batch of snow are in Wilson & Cannon counties. It’s evident from the areas of brightest white on 4WARN Live Doppler, below…
Check out the NEXT batch of decent snow beginning to move in. It’s over southwest KY….from the Tennessee/Kentucky line on I-24 all the way to Paducah. That cluster of snow showers will drop additional accumulating snow this evening in our area.
In the meantime, temperatures are dropping. We’re already below freezing in Nashville and areas farther north are in the upper 20s. Check out the map below. Areas north of the pink line show where it’s already below freezing.
Temperatures will continue to drop into the low-mid 20s by dawn tomorrow. SO….road problems will spread farther south. Because of that, a couple dozen counties in our area are under a Winter Weather Advisory until 6am on Wednesday…
Based on the latest radar data and recent snowfall measurements (noted above), I’ve upped our snowfall prediction for the I-65 corridor along the TN/KY line. Take a look…
With the road conditions we have…and the expectation they’ll worsen overnight, Lisa Spencer will share the latest school closures tonight, on Channel 4 News at 10pm.
Tomorrow, our morning team will also pass along the latest road conditions along your route of travel, starting at 4am on Channel 4 News Today, so be sure to tune in.