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KUB is on-call throughout the storm

Posted: 01/29/2010 - Knoxville Utility Board is taking the necessary precautions to ensure appropriate staffing levels are on duty and stand-by in preparation for the storm.

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Pastor accused of threatening son at church

Posted: 01/29/2010 - The son of a well-known Alcoa pastor has taken out an order of protection against his father, claiming he was threatened with a gun during an argument at a church over his lack of church attendance.

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Non-school, non-business delays and cancellations

Updated: 01/30/2010 - Some organizations around East Tennessee are canceling or rescheduling events that were originally planned for this weekend, in preparation for snow beginning Friday.

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Knoxville company closing, laying off 315

Posted: 01/29/2010 - IdleAire -- a Knoxville-based company praised as offering a green technology option to long-haul truck drivers has closed its doors.

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53 DEGREES: Thursday's high same as the day before 1993 blizzard

Updated: 01/29/2010 - Temperatures in the Tennessee Valley reached as high as 53 degrees on Thursday, just a day before a heavy snow storm is predicted to roll through the region. But if you are having a hard time believing a blanket of snow could cover the landscape less than 24 hours later, the National Weather Service in Morristown says you should think again.

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East Tennesseans pack grocery stores ahead of winter storm

Updated: 01/29/2010 - Even though the Tennessee Valley hasn’t received a significant snowfall since five inches fell during the Blizzard of ’96, East Tennesseans were still erring on the side of caution Thursday evening.

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Emergency responders prepare for snow

Updated: 01/29/2010 - Knoxville-area emergency crews are preparing to respond during predicted winter storm. Rural/Metro, the Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad, and Knoxville Firefighters say they're ready to help you, if needed.

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What to do if you get stuck or wreck on icy roads

Updated: 01/28/2010 - What happens if you get stuck while driving in the snow? Sometimes, you need to wave the white flag, or in some cases, hang the white shirt, when you can't dig or drive yourself out.

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National Weather Service looks at latest models for incoming winter storm

Updated: 01/28/2010 - Meteorologists have been tracking the incoming system for more than a week. Forecasting how a system will affect you actually starts about 10 days out, and Volunteer TV's weather team works closely with the National Weather Service in Morristown to determine what could happen, to prepare and inform you.

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Army National Guard ready to serve in weather emergency

Updated: 01/28/2010 - Most of Knoxville's 278th is deployed, but that's not going to stop the Guard from providing the necessary support, if needed. That's because there are units in other cities, like Chattanooga and Athens, that will be here in a moments notice, should severe weather call the guard into action.

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Knox County schools closed Friday

Updated: 01/29/2010 - The Knox County school system has announced all schools will be closed Friday ahead of the potentially heavy snow storm.

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Well-being checks crucial in winter weather

Posted: 01/28/2010 - The Knoxville Knox County Community Action Committee wants to make sure you have a backup plan in case you have trouble reaching your loved ones - especially the elderly.

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KUB releases snow plan

Posted: 01/28/2010 - KUB prepares for snow by increasing staff levels and prioritizing power outages

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Knox Area Rescue Ministries prepares for snow

Updated: 01/28/2010 - There's a calm before the storm at the Knox Area Rescue Ministries. For now the crowd is small, and people are enjoying the outdoors. If the snow starts to fall, that all changes.

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Bernanke Confirmation Advances In Crucial Vote

Posted: 01/28/2010 - Ben Bernanke has cleared a crucial hurdle in the Senate that assures his confirmation to a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve. The Senate voted Thursday to overcome a filibuster that would have doomed his nomination. The Senate will now move to a final confirmation vote.

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Tenn. remains under State of Emergency declared by governor

Updated: 02/01/2010 - Tennessee remains under a Level 4 State of Emergency, after Governor Phil Bredesen's midday declaration Friday, according to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency. Got weather pics? Want to get them on the air? Send to Go@VolzEYE.com or upload them to VolzEYE.com.

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Knoxville Police prepare for expected storm

Updated: 01/28/2010 - Today's a great day to take care of any last minute snow preps. Maybe you're filling up your gas tank, or running for last minute groceries. As for Knoxville Police, they say their 'snow plan' will be in full effect.

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