3am Saturday Snow Update
Good morning everyone! Light snow and flurries continue to fall across the area this morning. Thankfully, widespread travel issues aren’t expected. Here is the part of the discussion of the National Weather Service in Huntsville sent out at 3:23am.
CANCELLED THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR JACKSON AND DEKALB
COUNTIES BUT WILL KEEP IT GOING TO 8 AM FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY
TENNESSEE. SHERIFF REPORTS IN JACKSON AND DEKALB COUNTIES HAD NO SNOW
ON THE GROUND IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS…WITH ONLY A DUSTING IN THE
HIGHER LOCATIONS OF SAND AND LOOKOUT MTNS. IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
TN…DID GET REPORTS OF SLICK SECONDARY ROADS IN THE SEWANEE AREA
WITH ARND 1 INCH OF SNOW ON THE GROUND. THE MAIN ROADS WERE GOOD
SINCE THEY WERE TREATED. AFTER 8 AM TEMPS WILL SLOWLY WARM AS THE
UPPER LOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST OF THE REGION.
Franklin County, Tennessee, remains in the advisory this morning (tan county) as portions of that area have slick spots on the secondary roads.
Temperatures are at or slight above freezing at 3am. The temperature could drop a few more degrees before sunrise. Widespread travel issues aren’t anticipated at this time, but be careful along bridges, overpasses, and elevated areas. Most of the roads across the valley are just wet this morning.
The regional satellite and radar shows a batch of light snow over Kentucky that still has to pass through, but no significant accumulation is expected.
Here is a picture of the base of Monte Sano at 3am. Just a dusting on cars. Most of the accumulating snow has been at the higher elevations of Madison, Jackson, DeKalb, Marshall, and Franklin (TN) through this event.
Join Jennifer Watson at 6am on WHNT News 19 this morning for the latest forecast!