A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT continues in the Smokies. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 4 p.m., due to continued snowfall, with 1 - 3" possible. This also applies to farther Northeastern Tennessee, so I-40 at the NC line and I-81 into the Tri-Cities can have hazard road conditions at times. The Plateau and Southeastern Kentucky have on and off snow showers.
Mount Vernon, Ky. (AP) -- A series of traffic crashes along Interstate 75 in Southeastern Kentucky are blamed on dense fog.
Kentucky State Trooper Don Trosper says only minor injuries are reported in the half-dozen accidents. They're all within a two-mile stretch near Berea, about halfway between the Tennessee border and Lexington.
Police are detouring traffic.
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