Middle Tennessee school districts closed due to weather Monday


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Multiple school districts in Middle Tennessee have closed Monday due to inclement weather.

  • Clay County Schools
  • Fentress County Schools
  • Grundy County Schools
  • Lewis County Schools
  • Macon County Schools
  • Overton County Schools
  • Perry County Schools
  • Putnam County Schools

In Franklin County Schools, students in Sewanee and Sherwood will be released from school at noon. Buses will run at noon for those students and will return at 3 p.m. for other routes.

Cannon County school officials told News 2 they will also be releasing students early, at 12:30 p.m.

Check the full list of school closings at wkrn.com/closings

Snow falling in portions of Middle Tennessee, Southern Kentucky Monday

A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect for portions of East Middle Tennessee and Kentucky from 3 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Keep an eye on the radar at wkrn.com/radar

News 2 continues to track low pressure from the Gulf of Mexico, which brought an inch or more of rain Sunday night before it interacts with a strong cold front dropping in from the northwest on Monday morning.

The rain has been transitioning to snow showers this morning, with Nashville and much of the Interstate 65 corridor expected to only see flurries flying to maybe a dusting north and east of town.

However, areas in east Middle Tennessee and Kentucky are where snow showers will likely persist Monday night and could see some accumulations. One to one and 1/2 inches of snow is possible there and one to three inches are likely on the Cumberland Plateau with snow showers continuing into Tuesday night. We could also see up to 1/2″ along the border with Kentucky north of Nashville and in east Middle Tennessee from areas west Cookeville to McMinnville.

Temperatures will drop to the mid-20s for lows Monday night through Tuesday morning, so areas that receive the accumulations are likely to have slick spots develop on the roadways.

Get the latest forecast at wkrn.com/weather/forecast

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