Tag Archive: winter weather

Nov 24 2013

Pre-Thanksgiving “Winter Weather” a possibility for Sequatchie Valley

A very tricky forecast is in the cards for the Sequatchie Valley. An upper level low pressure system is expected to move eastward across TX and into the Southeast US. As this occurs, a surface low pressure system will develop along the Gulf Coast and track through Georgia and the Carolinas by early Wednesday. This …

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Jan 24 2013

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Winter Weather Outlook for Friday, Jan. 25th, 2013

Forecast guidance has been very consistent with the threat for freezing rain Friday. What has not been as consistent is how much icing will occur. Confidence is high that we will see some icing, especially on elevated surfaces. Ground temperatures are above freezing for the most part with the exception being the plateau. The plateau …

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Jan 15 2013

TEMA declares “State of Emergency” for Tennessee


NASHVILLE  — The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency in Nashville (TEMA) has declared a State of Emergency for the state on Tuesday, January 15th. This is a Level 3 Declaration by TEMA officials. This statement was released from the TEMA website: The State of Tennessee has declared a State of Emergency, as of 4 p.m., CST, …

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Feb 09 2011

Snow, again, across Tennessee as winter wears on…


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Another snowfall is set to spread across Tennessee and forecasters say the storm isn’t behaving as earlier predicted. The snowfall had advanced into eastern Arkansas by midmorning Wednesday and National Weather Service forecaster Ryan Husted  in Memphis says there are double-digit snow depths reported in Little Rock and in Tulsa, Okla. While …

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Jan 25 2011

More Winter Weather for Marion County?

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Currently, snow is falling across western Tennessee. Temps are holding in the low 40’s as expected. Rain has occurred off and on today and temps have remained fairly steady. The cold air is not far off and eventually will advect into the region. Rain will continue overnight and eventually change over to snow as temps …

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Jan 24 2011

Robert Frye’s Latest Forecast for Marion County


I’m feeling a bit more confident in the overall general forecast today. NAM and GFS both indicate a rain event for Tuesday and most of Tuesday evening. Boundary layer temps are simply too warm for wintry precip despite being in the more synoptically favored area for wintry weather. Precip will begin to mix with and …

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Jan 20 2011

Meteorologist Robert Frye: More wintry weather possible for Marion County


An area of low pressure will move across the southern states Thursday. Initially, temp profile looks warm enough to produce liquid precip. However, as temps quickly fall behind a trailing cold front… rain should rapidly mix with and change over to snow late in the evening. Unlike the last system, this system is much weaker …

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Jan 18 2011

Salt for roads getting short in Tennessee


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation says it only has enough salt for one more winter weather system. According to WTVF-TV, more salt has been ordered. Some parts of the state are expected to get more winter weather Thursday. Approximately 161,000 tons of salt has already been used. TDOT reports spending $20 million …

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Jan 10 2011

AirTran, Delta Cancel Flights Out Of Atlanta Due To Snow


AirTran Airways has canceled all Monday flights in and out of Atlanta, and Delta has scrubbed one-fourth of its schedule due to an icy winter storm. AirTran said the rest of its network was operating normally. It said stranded travelers could be rebooked on flights Tuesday through Thursday. Delta said in midmorning it canceled more …

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Jan 07 2011

Meteorologist Robert Frye says “Major Snow Event is Possible”


Snowfall Accumulation of 3-6” are likely with higher amounts possible over the Sequatchie Valley/Cumberland Plateau.

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