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Freeze Warning, Cumberland Plateau Advisory

Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend. A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night. Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area. Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro. Breezy NW winds will add to the chill. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight.

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Possible Potholes Nationwide

Updated: Wednesday, July 2 2014, 02:44 AM CDT
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is warning states to expect a large pothole in their construction budgets if Congress doesn't reach an agreement quickly on how to pay for federal highway and transit programs.

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says states will begin to feel the pain of cutbacks in federal aid as soon as the first week in August. That's because the balance in the federal Highway Trust Fund is dropping and will soon go below $4 billion, the cushion officials say is needed for incoming fuel tax revenue to cover outgoing payments to states. By late August, the balance is forecast to reach zero.

President Barack Obama has proposed closing tax loopholes to pay for transportation programs, but Republican lawmakers have been cool to the plan.Possible Potholes Nationwide


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