A winter storm warning is in effect for Anderson, Campbell, Morgan, and Scott counties.
The National Weather Service in Morristown issued the winter storm warning Sunday morning, and it is in effect through Monday morning.
Heavy snow is expected, with between 1 to 5 inches of snow possible and 6 to 9 inches at the highest elevations.
“Travel could be very difficult,” the NWS said. “The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.”
You can get the latest road conditions by calling 511. “If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency,” the NWS said.
The Oak Ridge forecast calls for rain before noon, then rain and snow between noon and 4 p.m., with snow after 4 p.m. The temperature will fall to around 32 degrees Fahrenheit by 4 p.m., the NWS said. The chance of precipitation is 90%. Close to an inch of snow is possible, forecasters said.
Tonight, snow is likely before 11 p.m., with a low around 26, the NWS said. The chance of precipitation is 70%, and new snow accumulation of less than 1 inch is possible.
There is a slight chance of snow before 1 p.m. Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the high is forecast near 36.
The chance of snow continues this week, including on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, according to the detailed forecast.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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