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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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Mississippi Man Dies Twice In Two Weeks

The Mississippi man who was pronounced dead before waking up in a body bag has now actually passed away, according to his local newspaper.

Walter Williams, 78, died early Thursday morning. On Feb. 26, the farmer grabbed headlines for what his family called a "resurrection": Just hours after being declared dead and transported to a funeral home, he awoke alive and flailing in a body bag, and was treated at a hospital.

"He was not dead, long story short," funeral director Byron Porter told a local news network at the time, and the county coroner deemed the incident a miracle.

Two weeks later, Williams lost his battle with congestive heart failure. Still, his children find solace in his miraculous story and the extra time they were able to spend with him.

"We're at peace, we know he has fought a good fight," daughter Mary Williams told the Clarion-Ledger. "His sister was able to make it into town, and he got to see his last grandchild, and all of his grandkids. That was a blessing."