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Snow causes hazardous travel; dangerous wind chills expected

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Snow causes hazardous travel; dangerous wind chills expected

NASHVILLE: A band of snow was located across northwestern and north central Middle Tennessee early this morning, and is forecast to continue moving southeastward during the day. Accumulating snow is expected
to occur everywhere, with amounts ranging from 3 to 6 inches in the winter storm warning (North Middle Tennessee) and 3 inches elsewhere. Travel is hazarddous. Many places are closed today; call ahead before you decide to drive.

Very cold air will move in with the snow, with temperatures dropping out of the 20s, through the teens and, eventually, into the single digits by this evening. wind chills of minus 1 to minus 3 can be expected over the north by this evening,with dangerous wind chills expected over all of the Mid-State
tonight. Wind chills of minus 5 to minus 10 will be common by late tonight. A wind chill dvisory will be in effect from 6 p.m. tonight until 9 a.m. Wednesday. The wind chill can cause fristbite in as little as 30 minutes.

Roads are snow covered and slippery and, with temperatures remaining below freezing until Thursday, the snow will stick around for several days. The storm warning affects Stewart, Montgomery, Robertson, Houston, and Humphreys county including the cities of Dover, Clarksville, Springfield, Erin, Waverly, New Johnsonville, and McEwen.

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