Snow predicted for East Tennessee mountains

The East Tennessee mountains are poised to get snowfall Thursday night with most of the Lakeway Area getting little to no snow.

According to the National Weather Service in Morristown, snowfall amounts have trended lower across the Tennessee Valley locations with little to no snow expected. Confidence remains moderate for accumulating snowfall across the far East Tennessee mountains.

A strong low pressure system will move across the Lakeway Area from late Thursday evening through Friday morning. There is moderate confidence of accumulating snowfall exists across the far East Tennessee mountains and mountains of southwest North Carolina.

Uncertainty is fairly high with this system, but there is potential for impacts across the area, especially across the mountains from this storm. Readers should continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

A forecast for Thursday night calls for snowfall of 2 to 4 inches with localized amounts greater than 4 inches across the far East Tennessee mountains and mountains of southwest North Carolina. Snow accumulations of 1/2 to 2 inches are possible for portions of Southwest Virginia and along the Cumberland Plateau.