More wintry weather headed for Midstate

Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 5:10pm
Staff reports

After one of the coldest starts of the year, more wintry weather is headed for the Midstate tonight and Sunday.

The National Weather Service predicts a significant low-pressure system move into the area late tonight hitting the area with a brief shot of snow late Saturday night and Sunday night through Monday. It could drop an inch or two in northwestern portions of the Midstate.

In Nashville, expect up to an inch before mixing with rain Sunday afternoon.

The NWS says the brunt of this storm will occur Sunday night when there is a possibility of 1½ to 3 inches of snow. Temperatures are expected to drop into the 20s. Isolated amounts of up to 4 inches are possible near the Kentucky state line.

Lingering light snow will continue into Monday producing additional light accumulations with up to an inch northeast. Travel problems may persist into Monday.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for northwestern parts of Middle Tennessee. The advisory will be in effect from 3 a.m. to noon Sunday.

Counties included in advisory area – Benton, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery and Stewart – can expect more accumulation and more widespread travel problems.

 

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