Note: This story was last updated at 2:41 p.m.
The Y-12 National Security Complex is closed to non-essential employees due to hazardous weather conditions.
Roane County Schools Central Office will also be closed due to the weather. This includes Technology, Transportation, and other departments.
Some schools, including Clinton’s, were already closed today because of the Presidents’ Day holiday. And some businesses and government offices were already closed because of the holiday.
Federal cleanup contractor UCOR has suspended routine work operations for today because of the weather, and the company said only those designated as essential personnel should report to work. This includes UCOR subcontractors.
ORAU’s Oak Ridge offices will be open, but operating on a limited basis. See this alert for more information.
The University of Tennessee in Knoxville closed at noon Monday.
So did Clinton City Hall. City Court cases scheduled for Tuesday, February 17, have been reset for March 12. Also, the trash pickup by Waste Connections Inc. has been canceled in Clinton for the rest of the day. Trash pickup for the rest of the week will be on a one-day delay.
Some businesses announced they were closed or closing also. The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce said its office is closed today because of the weather.
The City of Oak Ridge appeared to spread brine on roads last week, presumably in preparation for the storm.
The Tennessee General Assembly in Nashville will be closed Tuesday, and all legislative offices will be closed and all committee meetings are canceled.
A winter storm warning is in effect in parts of East Tennessee—including Anderson, Knox, Loudon, and Roane counties—and there could be some snow this morning, possibly mixed with sleet, according to the National Weather Service in Morristown.
The precipitation could change to a mix of mostly freezing rain and sleet during the day, according to the National Weather Service in Morristown. It could change back to sleet or snow before tapering off.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation said patches of ice and snow have been reported on I-75 in Campbell County.
More information will be added as it becomes available.