Robertson County Schools Will Be Closed Tuesday Due To Weather

Robertson County Schools Will Be Closed Tuesday Due To Weather

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Robertson County Schools will be closed Tuesday, January 16, 2018 due to icy conditions on many secondary roads. Before and aftercare decisions will be made at a later time.

Due to the possibility of hazardous traveling conditions, Winter Graduation is rescheduled for 7PM on January 19 at the Center in Springfield.

Sumner County Schools:

Sumner County Schools will be closed Tuesday, January 16, 2018 due to icy road conditions remaining throughout the county and the potential for inclement weather in the forecast.

Weather Update:

According to the US National Weather Service Nashville Tennessee another round of snowfall is expected from this evening through Tuesday. Accumulation will range from 1 to 3 inches. Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for Mid TN and much of the surrounding region.

Hazardous travel conditions will result, with snow covered and slick roads. The snow has already begun this afternoon over the far northwest areas, and will spread to Nashville later this evening, and will reach the Plateau later tonight. The snow will taper off on Tuesday, mainly in the late morning to afternoon. Frigid air will drop temperatures to the teens late tonight, and temperatures will not rise much at all Tuesday.

A Winter weather advisory now in effect from 6 pm this evening to noon cst Tuesday. Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday. Look for reduced visibilities at times. Cold wind chills as low as 0 will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Light snow will impact travel across middle Tennessee early this evening through Tuesday. A cold front will move through the area late today and this evening, followed by a period of light snow. Snowfall will average around 1 inch across middle Tennessee, with some higher amounts around 2 inches possible, especially across the northwest counties and plateau. Along with the snow, temperatures will plummet to the teens overnight, and will not rise much at all on Tuesday. The wind will not be terribly strong, but it will be enough to keep wind chills in the single digits late tonight through Tuesday. Roads will become snow covered and slippery, and with cold temperatures, the snow will stick around for a couple of days.

 

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