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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

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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Tennessee Man Allegedly Threatens President Obama, State, Gov't Officials

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 NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- A Tennessee man has been arrested for making threats to President Obama, Paul Ryan Mitt Romney a TBI Special agent and Tennessee Homeland Security Director David Purkey. 


In the Davidson County affidavit, Jimmie Randall Johnson Jr. is charged with calling the TN Dept. of Homeland Security and stating he was going to "blow them all up," adding he would "come with an AK and kill all you." Johnson Jr. made the initial threats on July 11th of this year, leaving his name on the messages for identification. He called again on July 12th, this time threatening to "light Nashville up." 

The Secret Service and state authorities obtained records of the calls, which traced them back to Johnson Jr. who was in Hunstsville, Alabama. He admitted to making the calls and leaving the messages. 

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