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Freeze Warning, Cumberland Plateau Advisory

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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Winter Driving Experts Say Avoiding Trouble Doesn't Mean Just Going Slow

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - If we get snow and ice, local drivers will be tested tomorrow and Saturday. Winter driving experts say avoiding trouble means adjusting to the conditions, but that doesn't mean just going slow. Bridgestone Tires, headquartered here in Nashville, has a bad weather driving school in Colorado. Director Mark Cox says when you're dealing with ice, you have to make the most of your car's limited gripping ability. In addition to leaving plenty of room between you and the next vehicle, Cox says you need to do one thing at a time. Bridgestone instructors say the best drivers also anticipate trouble and keep distractions to a minimum. That means no phone calls when battling snow and ice, not even hands free. Several weekend events have been canceled because of the weather, including Christmas on the Cumberland in Clarksville. So far, Nashville's Christmas Parade is still on for tomorrow night. You can get a list of cancellations and up to date information on the winter weather 24/7 here on our website.

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