LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Freezing temperatures will develop later tonight, causing damage to flowers and plants that are left exposed to the cold. Be sure to bring in your potted plants before you go to bed, as lows drop into the lower to mid 20s...about 25 degrees for Knoxville and Oak Ridge. Look for 1 to 3" of snow for the Smokies by morning.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Heavy rain has washed away at least one rural road, causing minor evacuations and flooding has closed some schools
No deaths or injuries were reported.
East Tennessee was under a flood watch at dawn Monday and there was a winter weather advisory posted for West Tennessee.
In Middle Tennessee, officials evacuated residents of a mobile home park in Waverly Sunday as water rose.
In West Tennessee, Whiteville Police Chief Steve Stanley said rushing water peeled away sections of asphalt on Murphy Lane, stranding up to 75 people who live in a neighborhood. Several dump truck loads of crushed stone were used for a temporary repair.
There was no school Perry, Decatur and Hardin counties near the Tennessee River or in McNairy and Hardeman counties in West Tennessee on Monday.
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