Snow in Lawrenceburg (Photo submitted to NewsChannel5.com's Facebook by Connie Chambers)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/NewsChannel 5) - Snow and sleet has fallen in the southern and eastern counties of the mid-state on Thursday afternoon.
A winter storm warning has been issued for Franklin County until 6 p.m.
Coffee, Cumberland, Fentress, Grundy, Lincoln, Moore, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Van Buren, Warren, and White Counties remain under a winter weather advisory until 6 p.m. The National Weather Service said snow accumulation of 1 inch to 3 inches was possible, beginning in the afternoon.
The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning for the mountains of East Tennessee, beginning at 10 a.m. CST Thursday. Forecasters said there could be significant snow accumulations, especially in the higher elevations. Rain falling Thursday morning was expected to change over to snow as brisk northerly winds draw cold temperatures into the region.
Clouds were expected to begin breaking up Thursday over the western half of the state.
Stay with NewsChannel 5 for the latest on the developing weather situation.