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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. 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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Areas of Middle Tennessee Could See Up To 8 Inches of Snow By Tonight

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The winter that wouldn't quit is having another go at Tennessee, with forecasts calling for snow, sleet and road difficulties.
In anticipation of the weather, school systems across the state canceled classes Wednesday.
Roads are expected to be icy and snow-packed in some areas, creating dangerous driving conditions.
The National Weather Service says East Tennessee is under a winter storm warning and can expect up to 8 inches of snow by Wednesday evening.
A winter weather advisory was issued for southern and eastern Middle Tennessee, where between 1 and 5 inches of snow is expected to fall along with the possibility of freezing rain.
The forecast for West Tennessee called for between 1 and 2 inches of snow and a trace amount of sleet and ice by late afternoon.

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