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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

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.  Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well.In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 

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Freezing Rain, Sleet Possible Again Saturday

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- After a wintry blast lashed the Southwest and other parts of the country, millions of residents hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend, with the cold snap forecast to continue causing problems and trekking east.

   For Saturday, a wind chill advisory is in effect for parts of northeast Arkansas and the Missouri boot heel. Forecasters say wind chill readings between zero and minus-5 degrees may occur.

   Freezing rain and sleet are likely again Saturday night in Memphis, Nashville and other areas of Tennessee.

   Virginia officials warn residents of a major ice storm likely to take shape Sunday.

   On Friday, the storm stretched from South Texas through the Midwest and Ohio Valley and up into northern New England and the Canadian Maritimes.

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