Chattanooga Area Gets Little Snow, Roads Being Salted Due To Frigid Temperatures

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Snow mainly bypassed Hamilton County, though there were patches of snow and ice in the higher elevations. Roads were clear in Bradley County.

TDOT was salting all roads due to frigid temperatures. A low of around four degrees was expected for Monday night with a wind chill effect of minus 15 degrees.

Some forecasts over the weekend had predicted up to three inches of snow for Chattanooga.

I-24 and I-75 were clear.

Here is the TDOT region report at 1:15 p.m. ET: 

Region 2:  Routes are wet, but drying.  Crews will continue to monitor all routes throughout the afternoon and will treat if needed. 

 

District 29- (Chattanooga)

I-24-

I-75-

Bradley Co. 

Hamilton Co. –

McMinn Co. –

Meigs Co. -

Polk Co.

Rhea Co. –

 

District 27- (Cookeville & Crossville)

I-40 (Cumberland Plateau) –  

I-40 (Monterey Mountain) –

Clay Co. –

Cumberland Co. –

DeKalb Co. –

Fentress Co. –

Jackson Co. –

Overton Co. –

Pickett Co. –

Putnam Co. –

White Co. –

 

District 28- (Dunlap & Tullahoma) 

I-24 (Monteagle) –

I-24 (Manchester) – 

Bledsoe Co. –

Cannon Co. –

Coffee Co. –

Franklin Co. –

Grundy Co. -

Marion Co. –

Sequatchie Co. –

Van Buren Co. 

Warren Co. – 


Here is the latest forecast:

This Afternoon: Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow showers early in the afternoon...then a chance of flurries in the afternoon. Brisk. Highs 19 to 22. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent. Wind chill readings 10 below to zero.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of flurries in the evening. Lows around 4. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Wind chill readings 5 below to 15 below zero.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs around 19. West winds 10 mph or less. Wind chill readings 10 below to zero at times in the morning.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 12. Light winds.

Wednesday: Sunny. Not as cold. Highs in the upper 30s. Light winds.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower to mid 40s.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 40s.

Saturday: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 40s.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.



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