Light snow accumulations possible overnight over the higher elevations of Campbell County

TOP PHOTO: A snowy day ten years ago this month at the Theron Overbay Building on North Tennessee Avenue.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Light and scattered snow showers are expected tonight into tomorrow morning across the higher elevations of the Cumberland Plateau, as well as the Crab Orchard mountains in Anderson, Campbell, and Scott County. Snowfall totals up to a few tenths of an inch are likely for some areas. Isolated higher amounts up to 1 inch are possible. Secondary roadways may become slick overnight across areas that received snowfall. Snow showers will generally end around daybreak Wednesday morning.

Cold winds blow tonight as temps slip to around 30 degrees while the wind chill dips to the teens and 20s. Brisk conditions persist tonight through Wednesday as a WIND ADVISORY remains in place until daybreak Wednesday.


* WHAT…Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected in higher elevations.

* WHERE…Portions of the Cumberland Plateau, including Campbell County and higher elevations of southwest Virginia.

* WHEN…From now until 7am EST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/09/2024-6AM)