A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT has been issued for the accumulating snow in the Valley and Plateau, plus across the Smokies. Part of the Valley and Plateau could receive up to inch or more of snow, where snow bands persist. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Smokies until Noon Tuesday for another 2" or more of snow is possible. With temperatures dropping tonight into the upper 20s, black ice may be issue as well. Please be careful.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Gatlinburg Bypass will close on Tuesday near Newfound Gap Road for some roadwork.
Resurfacing work will begin on Tuesday and is expected to be completed the same day. Weather delays, however, could extend the project.
The Gatlinburg Bypass will be closed beginning at 8:00 a.m. on June 25 and remain closed for the remainder of the day. Newfound Gap Road will remain open, but will be restricted to one-lane traffic during improvements.
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