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Snow Moving Out; Clean Your Ride Before You Drive

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Please clean your ride before you drive. How long does it take?

In those 8 minutes, you prevent doing this to the unsuspecting person behind you:

Be cool, and clean the ice off.

It Snowed!

After messing with us a few times last night with some brief sleet, the atmosphere finally had mercy and unleashed a snow event. Many received 3-4 inches of new snow on top of the crusty ice, leaving several inches of sleadable powder with snow continuing today. It’s been a hot minute since we’ve seen those snow rates we had last night and reminded many of us of years like Jan. 2016 or even Jan 2003. Although our totals this time were a little less, it came down quickly and was fun to watch.

“Still a little more on the way” refers to the occasional snow showers that have slowly pushed across both counties today. That band is almost gone, but hanging on in SE WillCo.

Looking Ahead

It goes without saying, but we’ll say it anyway, black ice is going to be a prob for a while. We’re going to get cold again. 17°, 13°, 22° are the lows coming up. That’s getting on down to the lower end of road salt effectiveness. Assume wet roads will be frozen in the mornings for a few days.

We get above freezing Saturday and bigtime on Sunday, both with sunshine. Melting should be very effective both days, with a good view of the ground expected by the end of the day Sunday.

Another Plains trough will bring chances for rain and possibly a rain snow mix Sunday night into Monday morning. Not expecting many impacts with this system just yet as temperatures are warmer and its a quick shot at precip late Sunday evening through early Monday morning.

NWS Nashville Afternoon Forecast Discussion 2/18/21

Piece of cake. And, get this, highs in the low 60s by middle of next week. We’re going to be cutting grass before we know it.

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