Severe Weather Update


* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation. Additional snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one to two tenths of an inch.

* WHERE...Cumberland Plateau and nearby areas.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM CST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice, especially just to the west of the Cumberland Plateau. Travel could be nearly impossible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Freezing rain will continue, with a mix of sleet and snow possible through the evening. Temperatures will remain below freezing during the day Tuesday which will continue hazardous travel conditions.


If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Our current list of closures include:

The 8 AA District Tournament game between Cannon County and Watertown scheduled for Monday night has been postponed.

Cannon County Schools will be closed Tuesday.

Middle Tennessee State University will be closed Tuesday.

Cannon County Schools Central Office will be closed Tuesday.

The Courthouse and the Finance Office for the county will be closed Tuesday.

The ADA Advisory and Grievance Committee scheduled for Tuesday has been cancelled.

Capstar Bank will be closed Tuesday in concern for the safety of their staff members and their clients.

The Cannon County commodities distribution event scheduled for Tuesday has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

The Cannon County Senior Center will be closed Tuesday.

If you need WBRY to announce a closure for you, email your item to

Severe Weather Alerts on WBRY are a service of Shelter Insurance on Main Street across from the courthouse.