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Clarksville-Montgomery County now under Winter Storm Warning, Two to Four Inches of Snow Expected

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has issued a winter storm warning for snow mixing with freezing rain and sleet, which is in effect until 6:00pmCT this evening.

Early this morning in Clarksville-Montgomery County, it began to sleet with freezing rain. This has caused all roads to become frozen over with this icy mix. Currently, it is sleeting with a mix of snow. It is expect to turn to all snow as the day progresses.

It is currently sleeting and snowing in Clarksville-Montgomery County.
It is currently sleeting and snowing in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

It is asked that everyone that can stay at home due so due to the hazardous road conditions.

A strong storm system will move across the arctic air mass in place over the region to bring a wintry mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain to Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as Middle Tennessee today.

Areas along and north of Interstate 40 and east of Interstate 24 will see mainly snow with 2 to 4 inches possible with the higher amounts near the Kentucky border.

Later in the morning and into the afternoon snow will give way to a mix of sleet, freezing rain, and eventually rain on top of the snow.

South of Interstate 40 and west of Interstate 24, a mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain is expected with a dusting to around 2 inches of snow possible along with around a tenth of an inch of ice. Major travel impacts are expected due to snow and ice accumulations on roads and bridges, especially during the morning commute.

Vehicles left outside are covered in ice.
Vehicles left outside are covered in ice.

Winter Weather Alert Details

Timing: Until 6:00pm CT today.
Area: Along and north of I-40 and east of I-24, snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches with the higher amounts near the Kentucky border. Ice accumulations up to one tenth of an inch. South of I-40 and west of I-24, snow accumulations ranging from a dusting near the Alabama border up to 3 inches near I-40. Ice accumulations around a tenth of an inch.
Main impact: Snow and ice accumulations on roads and bridges will create very hazardous travel conditions, especially along and north of I-40 and during the morning commute.

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet, and ice are expected or occurring. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Counties Affected

Cannon County, Cheatham County, Clay County, Cumberland County, Davidson County, De Kalb County, Dickson County, Fentress County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Jackson County, Macon County, Montgomery County, Overton County, Pickett County, Putnam County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Smith County, Stewart County, Sumner County, Trousdale County, White County, Williamson County, and Wilson County.

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