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Pipe burst sets off sprinklers, soaks Seymour church


A Seymour church is soaked after a water pipe burst Tuesday afternoon.

Shelters opening during dangerously cold temps

Shelters opening during dangerously cold temps

A couple of shelters have opened in East Tennessee to help folks trying to stay safe from the cold.

In Greene County, a shelter is open at Hal Henard Elementary School on East Vann Road. The director of emergency management says cots will be set up at the school, but there will not be food available.

Flights canceled, delayed at McGhee Tyson Airport

Flights canceled, delayed at McGhee Tyson Airport

Travelers need to check their flight statuses early in the week because many airlines are having delays and cancellations due to the winter storm.

The issues aren't caused by the weather in East Tennessee, but the weather in other states.

Road crews continue to treat roads

Road crews continue to treat roads

The following is a regularly-updated report on conditions across East Tennessee as an arctic blast arrives.

District 17

All counties (Hancock, Hawkins, Hamblen, Greene, Washington, Unicoi, Sullivan, Carter and Johnson) have a dusting to 1" except the mountains which have 1"-2" inches. No roadway issues anywhere in the district. Light snow blowing with somewhat heavier snow in the mountain areas. Crews are treating roadways.

District 18

Visitors enjoy snow in the Smoky Mountains


The Sugarland's Visitors Center in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was busy Friday as many came to enjoy the snow.

Many visitors from Florida, Alabama and Georgia say they rarely see snow, and when they do it's never like this.

3 SC men rescued from Smokies after frigid night

The three were taken to Asheville's Mission Hospital early this afternoon. Responding rangers had stabilized the men in the field with dry clothing, sleeping bags, and shelter. They were treated for hypothermia and possible frostbite. All three were very weak and could not walk.

Weather clears out Friday, but back by Sunday

The bad weather and snow that hit East Tennessee and Kentucky has moved out for the most part, with a high pressure system bringing plenty of sunshine. The temperatures will stay cool early today, but will rise throughout the day and into Saturday. Another cold front late Saturday into Sunday will bring more precipitation, either as rain or snow, much like what we saw Thursday night.