Weekend Weather: Heavy Rain & Wintry Mix Predicted


The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory, predicting heavy rain and wintry mix is likely this weekend.

A major storm system will bring numerous showers and a few thunderstorms to Middle Tennessee on Saturday. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are likely with localized higher amounts possible. Minor flooding of small creeks, streams, low lying areas and other flood prone locations may occur.

An Arctic cold front will then bring much colder temperatures to the area Saturday night, changing rain to a snow and or a wintry mix, ending Sunday morning. Snow accumulations remain uncertain, but the potential exists for a dusting south up to 1 inch or more
north of I-40. Minor ice accumulation is also possible.

Travel difficulties may occur on area roadways, bridges, and overpasses on Sunday as temperatures fall below freezing.

Stay up to date with the latest forecasts regarding the potential for heavy rain and winter weather this weekend with our weather page.