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CODE YELLOW: Wintry Mix Possible

A wintry mix is possible Thursday morning. It could cause minor problems in the morning commute. We're not expecting a lot of precipitation, but even a light drizzle with temperatures around the freezing mark could cause some slick spots.

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State of Emergency Declared, SEOC Activated

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- A State of Emergency Level III has been issued by the State Emergency Operations Center due to storms which can produce long-track or strong tornadoes. 


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Tennessee's Emergency Management Agency is currently conducting updates and staying in communication with Memphis, Nashville, Huntsville and Morristown. They are also coordinating with other states and counties to stay aware. 


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What does Level III Mean? This level describes an event or period when a serious emergency has occurred or the situation is deteriorating rapidly, and public warnings are being issued. The Tennessee Emergency Management Plan (TEMP) and the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) are activated at this level in accordance with TCA 58-2-107(b)(2), and this action by law declares a state of emergency. Only key or specifically needed emergency service coordinators are called to duty.


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