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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. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight.

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Metro Installing 3rd Temporary Pipe, Expect Full Repairs to Take a Week

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Metro Water Services announced it was completing on Friday the construction of a temporary third pipe to alleviate the water shortage brought on by the failure of a 30-foot pipe. In a press conference, a spokesperson also said that the utility expects repairs to take a week.

The failure of the pipe has left 15,000 residents in Davidson County with no water or reduced water pressure.

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Officials say that homes in the highest elevation are hardest hit -- Northumberland homes being affected the most.

Sonia Harvat, Metro Water Services spokesperson, said it takes five pumps to reach those higher houses.

In the Friday afternoon press conference, officials also assure residents that the fire department is equipped to fight any fires that may come up.

In all, officials are expecting repairs to take a week.

"Our system should be back to normal (then)," Harvat said.

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