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Light Snow and Rain Expected

A quick-moving system will move through tonight and early Thanksgiving morning producing rain and snow showers. Tonight light rain will push through Middle TN. Snow showers will be likely along and north of I-40, with some accumulation in S. KY and the Cumberland Plateau. 1-2 is possible along the Plateau by early Thurs. morning. Up to .5 inch is possible in S. KY and nearby TN counties. Those along the I-40 corridor will see flurries with little to no accumulation. Roads will become slick along the Plateau overnight and early Thurs. morning.


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Fatal Bat Disease Found in Mammoth Cave

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A disease deadly to bats has been found in toured areas of Mammoth Cave in Kentucky. Officials said they will not change tour routes.

It is important to remember that White-Nose Syndrome affects bats, not humans, Superintendent Sarah Craighead said in a press release. As with all our wildlife, we caution visitors not to approach animals, including bats. If contact should occur, please notify a ranger.

Visitors will have to walk through bio-security mats as they exit cave tours.

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White-Nose Syndrome, which affects bats and not humans, has killed millions of bats in the United States since it was detected in New York in 2006.

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