Roane Schools closed on Wed!

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 4 am EST /3 am CST/ to 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ Wednesday...

* event... snowfall will move into the area late tonight through Wednesday night with 1 to 2 inches of snow possible. During the day on Wednesday temperatures will warm causing snowfall to switch over to a wintry mix of snow... freezing rain... and sleet... then mostly rain by late afternoon.

* Timing... snowfall will move in from the west overnight and continue through much of Wednesday before tapering off Wednesday night.

* Impacts... snowfall could cause hazardous driving conditions... especially on secondary roads through much of Wednesday. The wintry mix of precipitation could cause poor driving conditions across the area Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday evening. Allow yourself extra time when driving... especially during the evening rush hour on Wednesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet...
and/or freezing rain are expected or occurring... but
accumulations are expected to be light. Driving and walking may
be difficult on untreated roadways and sidewalks. Be prepared for
snow and ice covered roads and limited visibilities. If you must
travel... slow down and allow extra time to reach your
destination.

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