State of Emergency declared for Tennessee Monday

By: Staff
By: Staff

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A state of emergency is in place for the state of Tennessee today.

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) activated the alert at a Level III State of Emergency at 6 p.m. Sunday.

The agency says flash freezing could make roadways dangerously slick this morning.

TEMA discourages travel today; if travel is absolutely necessary, the agency encourages state residents to call 511 for road conditions.

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