Weather

Wintry weather expected for Middle Tennessee

First shot of widespread snow this season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Winter weather makes a return as snow could be widespread in Middle Tennessee with potential accumulations over the weekend and early next week.

A storm developing to the south should create messy weather with a mix of rain, snow, and slippery travel from Saturday through Monday morning. The vast majority of this event is rain, but on the front and back side is where the main impacts come from.

Check the latest weather advisories at wkrn.com/alerts.

SATURDAY MORNING: The storm begins to edge in to the region with a mix of rain and snow for areas along I-40 and points to southern Kentucky. Rain will be seen closer to the Alabama boarder.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON - SUNDAY AFTERNOON: A switch over to rain for many areas. It will be a cold rain with temperatures in the upper 30s. Expect roads to be wet, rather than icy.

SUNDAY EVENING - MONDAY: This will be crunch time as an injection of colder air moves in and changes the precipitation from rain to snow. The transition will being in southern Kentucky and along the Tennessee River. Late Sunday night to Monday, snow fills in around Nashville and then the Plateau.

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

Monday morning could be very tricky with travel as snow can accumulate in many areas. 

NOTE: It is way too early to call for accumulation amounts as slight changes could make large differences in amounts.

What we do know is that if accumulations of snow occur, the highest amounts will be in southern Kentucky as well as the Plateau. Lower amounts, but still enough to cause icy roads, from Nashville to the Alabama border.

This is a developing weather situation and new information will keep coming in. Use this information as a heads up that wintry weather could be coming in, with the highest impact on Sunday evening to Monday morning.

Get the latest forecast at wkrn.com/forecast.

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


More Stories

Local News

Latest News - Local

Video Center