A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect until Monday afternoon as rain will be changing to snow in the high country during the overnight hours, inhibiting travel. Patchy ice my develop on bridges and overpasses region-wide around sunrise Monday. The morning commute could run into slowdowns. Windy conditions will persist overnight as well, especially in the mountains.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Emergency managers in Sevier County say they are watching the possible winter storm Thursday night closely.
According to Sevier County Emergency Management Director, John Matthews, TDOT crews started Thursday afternoon treating roads across the county. Matthews says he expects the Gatlinburg and Pittman Center areas to be the hardest hit and 3-4 inches possible in the highest elevations.
Matthews say crews will be watching the situation overnight and make adjustments as needed.
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