TOP PHOTO: WLAF’s Charlie Hutson caught a photo of the snow as it makes its way over the ridge at 11:30 Thursday morning.

There is a Winter Storm WARNING for Campbell County from Thursday at noon until Friday at 7am. Accumulating snow is expected.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – A Winter Storm Warning runs through Friday at 7am here in Campbell County.

Heavy snowfall at times with accumulations ranging from one to three-inches, and there will be higher snow totals of up to six-inches in the mountains of Campbell County. Snow will be of the wet variety creating power line and tree issues. This will be a very quick moving storm with chances of snow dramatically diminishing by 9pm.

By 4pm, temperatures begin their slide downward all the way to a low of 11-degrees as wind gusts build in sending the wind chill index to between five below zero and five above zero. Cold sunshine highlights a brisk Friday with a high of 29 ahead of a low of 14. We climb above freezing to the 40s on Saturday.

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches with over 6 inches in the higher elevations.
* WHERE...Portions of Campbell County, the Cumberland Plateau and southwest Virginia.
* WHEN...From noon Thursday to 7AM Friday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute on Thursday.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.

(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/06/2022-5AM-UPDATED – 01/06/2022-11AM))