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.
SPEEDWELL, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee National Guard engineers are lending a hand in northeast Tennessee, where a tornado caused significant damage last month.
The tornado hit the Speedwell area July 27 with winds greater than 140 mph, and storms also caused damage in Campbell and Claiborne counties.
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency requested heavy equipment and personnel to assist beginning Aug. 3.located in Trenton, is leading the operation with 16 soldiers from the 190th Mobility Augmentation Company; 10 soldiers from the 212th Engineer Company with both units located in Paris and Camden; six soldiers from the 913th Horizontal Engineer Company from Union City;
The Tennessee National Guard says the 230th Engineer Battalion, one soldier from the 230th Headquarters/Headquarters Company; and five soldiers from the Forward Support Company in Trenton.
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