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Monday, 1 March 2021

Monteagle snow and ice

Credit: WDEF CBS Chattanooga, TN
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Monteagle snow and ice
Monteagle snow and ice
We look at the problems on Monteagle Mountain with snow and ice.

Some parts of the tennessee valley only experienced flurries this morning, some folks in higher elevations were under a blanket of snow.

News 12's winston reed takes us up monteagle.

Tdot and public work crews continue to clear the roadways following an overnight winter storm that coated monteagle and its respective counties.

Grundy co.

Sheriff shrum: so basically what we're dealing with are some frozen roadways" janice terrick truck driver: i drove down yesterday from central illinois.

Really rough.

Going slow, like 35 miles per hour on the interstate."

While on going flurries are keeping many peopleinside, some jobs require folks to be out on the road.

Terrick: i just left chattanooga this morning.

It's been okay so far but it's worst as i'm heading north."

Standup: one woman tells news 12 about her concerns as freezing temperatures continue throughout the day.

Sandra terrill: "there's a lot of older people that live in areas on this mountain and retirement communities.

I think they're especially effect if the power goes out."

While the city of monteagle along with grundy and marion counties have not reported any additional power outages at this time, grundy county sheriff clint shrum fears what may occur if temperatures stay below freezing.

Sheriff shrum: "what we're dealing with today a going to carry over to tomorrow.

So we got a tough few days ahead of us."

No traffic accidents have been reported in monteagle.

Reporting in monteagle winston reed

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