Ice, freezing rain possible Tuesday night


Another wave of winter weather is expected across Middle Tennessee on Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning, NWS said. Rain, sleet and freezing rain are all possible.

Parts of Middle Tennessee woke up to freezing rain Tuesday as a blast of wintry weather moved across the region. Another wave of freezing rain, along with ice, is possible starting this evening.

Spotters reported light icing in Montgomery County, Williamson County and Cheatham County on elevated surfaces and in higher elevations.

A winter weather advisory is in place for most of the region until 6 a.m. Wednesday, with up to 0.02 inches of ice accumulation possible.

“Plan on slippery road conditions,” NWS said. “The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.”

Traffic makes it way along Interstate 40 near Fesslers Lane in Nashville on Tuesday. A winter weather advisory will be in place from 6 p.m. Tuesday through 11 a.m. Wednesday as more freezing rain, sleet and ice are possible.

Clarksville and the surrounding areas could see freezing rain and ice as early as the 3-6 p.m. window, according to NWS. The greater Nashville area is expected to see the evening wave from roughly 3-6 p.m. Finally, the eastern and southeastern part of the region will see the second wave of weather from about 10 p.m. Tuesday through 4 a.m. Wednesday.

Several schools districts announced delays or closures due to the winter weather Wednesday. See the full list here.

Current weather advisories

A winter weather advisory will be in place from 6 p.m. Tuesday through Wednesday morning across Middle Tennessee.

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Wednesday for the following counties:

Bedford; Cannon; Cheatham; Coffee; Clay; Cumberland; Davidson; De Kalb; Dickson; Fentress; Giles; Grundy; Hickman; Houston; Humphreys; Jackson; Lawrence; Lewis; Macon; Marshall; Montgomery; Maury; Overton; Perry; Pickett; Putnam; Robertson; Rutherford; Smith; Stewart; Sumner; Trousdale; Van Buren; Warren; Wayne; White; Williamson; Wilson


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