A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
ROANE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - Accused murderer Shawn Smoot is no longer in Tennessee.
A judge allowed him a three day trip to Pearl River, Mississippi to pick up his belongings. He has to be back in Tennessee by Friday.
If not, he'll violate the terms of his bond.
Smoot is accused of killing Brooke Morris in October 2011.
He bonded out of jail Tuesday.
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