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Temperatures are expected to dip to 30 degrees overnight. Leftover water on the roadways could freeze over and form black ice in the morning hours, especially at elevated surfaces and on bridges.
At least a dozen schools have delays and cancellations. Flooding on secondary roads are to blame for some. To see the list go to "SCHOOL CLOSINGS" on the left hand side of the page.
The National Weather Service has tentative plans to go out Monday in Eagleville, in Rutherford County, to survey possible tornado damage at a house at 896 Floyd Road that received some roof damage and where trees were reported uprooted.
River and isolated urban flooding are expected across middle Tennessee. The Harpeth River in Kingston Springs is over it's banks, according to the NWS and they say there is moderate flooding. Flood stage there for the river is 20 feet. As of 10 p.m. on Sunday night it was at about 24 feet.
Also, a flood warning was issued at 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning for the Duck River at Centerville in Hickman County. Minor flooding is forecast as the river is to rise above flood stage of 22 feet this morning.
The Cumberland and Stones River are under a flood advisory, as water levels remain high. The Cumberland River will crest in downtown Nashville near 32 feet. As of 1 a.m. on Monday morning, the stage is over 34 feet and rising. Flood stage is 41 feet.
(Picture at Loretta Lynn's ranch sent in by a viewer).
Monday, January 14 2013, 07:42 AM CST
State officials to hold seat belt campaign event
May 24, 2013 08:11 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (AP) -- The Governor's Highway Safety Office plans to announce its "Click It or Ticket" campaign on Friday.
The event is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. at the Robertson County Courthouse in Springfield.
Nationally, statistics show seat belt use increased significantly in 2012 as compared to 2011 among drivers, right-front passengers and backseat occupants.
However, officials say more than 400 of Tennessee's crash fatalities last year involved unrestrained drivers or passengers.
The Governor's Highway Safety Office urges all motorists to buckle up.
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BANGKOK (AP) -- Asian stocks continued to retreat today after being routed the day before by unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing and fears the Federal Reserve will start withdrawing its monetary stimulus.
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