Volume 53, Number 34

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, August 25, 2016

Frigid temperatures cause state of emergency for Tennessee

Frigid temperatures cause state of emergency for TennesseeTennessee issued a state of emergency for the winter storm which began Sunday night, January 5th. The front began as rain then as temperatures rapidly dropped, several areas saw freezing rain and up to three inches of snow.
Wind chills produced the coldest temperatures since 1994. Even with the sun shining Monday, the highest temperature reading in Byrdstown was 7 degrees. Pickett County Schools were closed through Wednesday due to the icy road condition.
Temperatures are expected to get back into the 50's by the weekend.

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