RC Schools Closed Tuesday, January 16th – Winter Weather Update

RC Schools Closed Tuesday, January 16th - Winter Weather Update

RC Schools Closed Tuesday, January 16th – Winter Weather Update

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – In an abundance of caution, schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 16 due to the predicted weather.

As a reminder, Robertson County Schools will be closed on Monday, January 15 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

We will make additional announcements as needed. We hope everyone remains safe and warm during this time.


US National Weather Service Nashville Tennessee…

Snow is still on track for Middle TN. Snow will start to push in later this afternoon into this evening and will continue into tomorrow afternoon. Travel could become hazardous and difficult through Monday.

Be Prepared:

Create an emergency car kit. It is best to avoid traveling, but if travel is necessary, keep the following in your car:

• Cell phone, portable charger, and extra batteries
• Items to stay warm such as extra hats, coats, mittens, and blankets
• Windshield scraper
• Shovel
• Battery-powered radio with extra batteries
• Flashlight with extra batteries
• Water and snack food
• First aid kit with any necessary medications and a pocket knife
• Tow chains or rope
• Tire chains
• Canned compressed air with sealant for emergency tire repair
• Cat litter or sand to help tires get traction, or road salt to melt ice
• Booster cables with fully charged battery or jumper cables
• Hazard or other reflectors
• Bright colored flag or help signs, emergency distress flag, and/or emergency flares
• Road maps
• Waterproof matches and a can to melt snow for water

Bring your pets indoors

If you have pets, bring them indoors. If you cannot bring them inside, provide adequate shelter to keep them warm and make sure they have access to unfrozen water.

Prevent Frozen Pipes:

• Insulate Pipes. The best way to keep your pipes from freezing is to purchase specifically designed pipe insulation.
• Keep Garage Doors Closed.
• Open Cabinets.
• Let Faucets Drip.
• Keep the Thermostat Consistent.
• Seal Cracks and Openings.
• Leave the Heat On.
• Open Interior Doors.

*Remember the harsh cold weather can be tough on our older neighbors, be sure to check up on them when you have an opportunity.

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