Winter Storm Watch in Effect this Weekend

From the NWS in Jackson:

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH

LATE SUNDAY NIGHT…

 

* WHAT…Heavy wet snow possibly mixed with rain or freezing rain

is possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches and ice

accumulations of a light glaze are possible. Locally higher snow

accumulations cannot be ruled out.

 

* WHERE…Wayne, McCreary, Whitley, Knox and Bell Counties.

 

* WHEN…From late Saturday night through late Sunday night.

 

* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult to nearly impossible.

 

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The snow could come down at rates of at

least one inch per hour at times on Sunday. This would

potentially lead to visibilities of a quarter of a mile or less

at times. In addition, the snow is expected to be heavy and wet

and may lead to power outages.