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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. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight.

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Thousands of Gallons of Diesel Fuel Spill in Ohio River

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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- An 8,000 gallon Diesel spill is being dealt with this morning in the Ohio River.

The incident occurred after midnight Eastern time on Tuesday at the Duke Energy W.C. Beckjord Power Station. They have assumed responsibility for the clean-up.

The Coast Guard, Ohio and Kentucky state officials have responded, as well as local and federal officials. The cause of the spill is being investigated.

Concerns with municipal water intakes are also being investigated and addressed with the water companies.

Three vessels are assisting in the clean-up. Currently, 2,000 feet of oil containment boom is deployed.

Photo: The Columbus Dispatch


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