First Snow Of 2017 Due Today

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Let the snow games begin for 2017. A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect at noon today until midnight tonight. Those without bread and milk should panic. But, seriously. Road conditions are expected to deteriorate before or during rush hour. Here;s the latest from the NWS. We will update weather and traffic all day on social @RutherfordSRCE and on Facebook . You can always check traffic and our weather radar on our site.

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405 AM CST THU JAN 5 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF MIDDLE
TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
FOR AROUND A HALF INCH OF SNOW UP TO 2 INCHES...ESPECIALLY IN
NORTHEASTERN AREAS AND ON THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU. ISOLATED SPOTS
OF UP TO 3 INCHES MAY BE POSSIBLE ON THE PLATEAU AS WELL.

EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING ON AREA ROADWAYS THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.
315 AM CST THU JAN 5 2017

...FIRST SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2017 LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

.LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL BECOME LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS
EVENING ACROSS ALL OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE. ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO
TWO INCHES WITH THE POTENTIAL OF 3 INCHES IS LIKELY ON THE
CUMBERLAND PLATEAU THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. FOR THE REST OF THE
ADVISORY AREA...ONE HALF INCH TO ONE INCH IS POSSIBLE.

WHILE MOST OF THE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO BE ON GRASSY AREAS
AND ROOFTOPS...SOME MINOR ACCUMULATION ON ROADWAYS IS ALSO
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU. THIS WILL
LIKELY CREATE MINOR TO MODERATE TRAVEL HAZARDS ACROSS MIDDLE
TENNESSEE AS EARLY AS THIS EVENING`S COMMUTE.