STORM 5 ALERT: Cold front bringing wintry mix to Northwest Tennessee

Posted at 6:09 AM, Feb 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-16 15:11:35-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Storm 5 Alert has been put into place for the remainder of Friday until 3 a.m. on Saturday.

A Winter Storm Warning was issued for Trigg, Christian, and Todd Counties. Up to one fourth of an inch of ice is possible as well as one inch of snow or sleet in those areas. Icy roads and some downed trees have already been reported in parts of Trigg County.

With a cold front bringing colder temperatures and rain back to the mid-state, a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for several other northwestern counties along the Tennessee and Kentucky state line.

A wintry mix of sleet, freezing rain, snow, and cold rain will lead to click spots for areas Northwest of Nashville. A glaze of ice is possible across Stewart, Montgomery, and Northern Houston Counties tonight with up to a fourth an inch of sleet/ice/snow mix farther North across Northern Christian, Todd, & Logan counties in Kentucky.

The wintry mix will end during the early overnight hours with calm conditions expected by daybreak Saturday.

The rest of middle Tennessee will get around half an inch of cold rain Friday night.

Looking ahead, some stray showers will work in late Saturday night and linger through Sunday with the next round of heavy rain set for Tuesday/Wednesday of next week.

More significant ice/snow is expected across Northern Kentucky, Central Illinois, Central Missouri.

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