A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect now through Monday afternoon as rain and snow effect travel. Valley locations can expect mainly rain, but if you are traveling east to the mountains you can expect 1 - 3" of snow. Traveling on the plateau, you will see rain change to snow Monday morning around 5am, North on I-75 into SE Kentucky look for a wintry mix to snow around 7am.
BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn (WVLT) -- An 18-year old is dead after his car struck a tree in Greenback Wednesday afternoon.
The Blount County Sheriff's Office tells us Lucas Kincaid was driving southbound on Morganton Road when he lost control of his car.
He then overcorrected, went off the left side of the road and hit the tree.
Kincaid was wearing his seatbelt and the airbags did deploy. The Blount County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Unit is investigating the wreck.