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Area in for another round of cold, snow

January 20th, 2014 2:56 pm by Staff reports

Area in for another round of cold, snow

Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are in for another bout of very cold weather and snow, according to the National Weather Service in Morristown.

According to the NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook, snow is expected to move into the area late tonight.

A cold front will bring accumulating snowfall mostly to higher elevations through Tuesday, with up to five inches possible in the higher elevations.

Snow of up to two inches is possible in the lower elevations, according to the weather service.

"Temperatures will be falling through the day on Tuesday as brisk northwest winds usher in much colder air,” according to the NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook. "Snow showers will continue through the afternoon and evening."

Tuesday’s high is expected to be 32 degrees and the low 9 degrees.

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for portions of the area through Tuesday evening, and wind chill values below zero will also be possible in some parts of the region Tuesday night.

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