Chattanooga Under Freeze Warning, Some Flights Canceled

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A freeze warning has been issued for Hamilton County until 10 a.m. Thursday.  

Chattanooga Airport officials said some flights have been cancelled due to inclement weather.  Travelers are asked to check with their airline before leaving for the airport.

Here is the National Weather Service warning:

FREEZE WARNING FROM 2AM EDT THU UNTIL 10AM EDT THU ...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ TO 10 AM EDT /9 AM CDT/ THURSDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ TO 10 AM EDT /9 AM CDT/ THURSDAY.

* EVENT...BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES ACROSS EAST TENNESSEE * TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. * IMPACTS...ANY SENSITIVE VEGETATION WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO DAMAGE FROM FREEZING CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE OCCURRING OR ARE HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL OR SIGNIFICANTLY DAMAGE CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION THAT ARE LEFT UNPROTECTED. 



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