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    04/24/14 05:39:30 AM

    The SKYWatch team is tracking a line of showers and isolated thunderstorms headed our way tonight which could produce some severe weather. We are also keeping a close eye on the roads this morning, helping you avoid congestion. Justin McFarland is LIVE at the National Corvette Museum where a sinkhole which swallowed several cars is open for public viewing.   click here for more

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TDOT Urges Drivers to Keep an Eye on Road Conditions

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Any time ice or sleet is in the forecast, drivers have to take precautions. Black ice and slick roads are a recipe for trouble. That's why TDOT is urging drivers to keep an eye on road conditions. Ice is one of the most challenging conditions for drivers because it's difficult to get traction and maintain control of your vehicle. TDOT says because of the way the weather is moving in, there is little they can do to treat the roads ahead of the storm. They can't start coating the roads with brine, which is a mixture of salt and water, because the rain will simply wash it away. TDOT does have crews stationed throughout Middle Tennessee, especially in the Northwestern counties. They are ready to react, depending on what Mother Nature does.

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