East Tennessee snow chances likely this weekend

East Tennessee snow chances likely this weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow in effect from 10 p.m. Thursday night through 2 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Winter Storm Reggie will bring a quick-hitting round of snow to the Northeast Thursday night through Friday and will create travel problems for the morning commute.

In the immediate area, the National Weather Service includes Indiana, Jefferson and Armstrong counties in the watch.

The weather service continued to say that the line of US 64 will likely be a dividing line between all or mostly rain to the south and a rain-snow mix to the north. The next storm system approaches the Kansas City area Friday, with temperatures dropping below freezing.

Then, there's the bitter cold in store this weekend with evening temperatures expected in the teens.

The high temperature Friday will be about 35 degrees.

Saturday Night . A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.

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Forecasts show The temperatures drop into Friday and continue to be cold through weekend with parades planned to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

The weather service also said there is a chance of at least moderate snowfall with a coastal storm Monday night into Tuesday.

A slight chance of showers are possible before 8 a.m. today, and again after 4 p.m.

He said that because the snowfall on Saturday is not expected to be heavy, accumulation on roads will be minimal. An earlier report had forecast 3 to 5 inches.

The forecast calls for a high of 60 degrees by Thursday.

"Normal would be highs around 44 and lows around 28". Partly cloudy skies will follow into Saturday night, with a low around 12.

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