LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – A late season cold snap is upon us. Wednesday opened in the 50s though a cold front is making its way across Campbell County this morning, and that will send temperatures cooling through the day into the 30s and 40s. In the highest elevations, there’s a brief chance of snow while other areas may see a patch or two of rain this morning.
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TO 9 AM THURSDAY... * WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28 expected. * WHERE...Portions of Campbell County, east Tennessee, southwest Virginia and southwest North Carolina. * WHEN...From midnight tonight to 9 AM Thursday. * IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-ground pipes to protect them from freezing. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 04/21/2021-6AM)