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Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend.  A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night.  Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area.  Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro.  Breezy NW winds will add to the chill.  Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well.In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 

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New Bullet Proof Blankets

Updated: Tuesday, June 10 2014, 07:48 AM CDT
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Oklahoma City, OK--

A company in Oklahoma has created a blanket meant to protect kids in the event of a tornado or mass shooting.

The Bodyguard Blanket is a bulletproof pad that features backpack-like straps so kids can put it on and duck for cover.

The designer came up with the idea after a massive tornado hit an elementary school in Moore, Oklahoma last year, killing seven kids.

The material protects against nails, shards of metal and other sharp objects. It is also bullet proof.

Buying the blankets isn't cheap, each one costs $1,000.

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