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A Silver Lining to Winter Weather for TN Forests
A Silver Lining to Winter Weather for TN Forests

The frigid temperatures experienced in parts of Tennessee this season - and likely future visits by Jack Frost - have at least one benefit: Low temps help kill the hemlock woolly adelgid, a non-native species responsible for killing thousands of mature hemlock trees.

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THURSDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS
THURSDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS

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FRIDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS
FRIDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS

Rutherford County & Murfreesboro City Schools are CLOSED Friday. Click READ MORE for additional cancellations, delays and changes for schools, businesses and events.

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WEDNESDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS
WEDNESDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS

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TUESDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS
TUESDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS

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SATURDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS
SATURDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Friday into Saturday morning for Rutherford County.

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CITY and COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED Friday
CITY and COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED Friday

With ice and snow in the forecast, Rutherford County Schools as well as Murfreesboro City Schools are both CLOSED Friday.

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Farmer's Almanac Predicts
Farmer's Almanac Predicts "Cold, Snowy" Winter in Tennessee

Cooler weather in September have ushered in an early fall pattern. That's leaving many wondering how does this winter look?

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Snowfall Exits, Slick Roads Remain
Snowfall Exits, Slick Roads Remain

While the snowfall has exited, bitter cold means the slick road conditions will remain.

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Snow Chances for Rutherford County
Snow Chances for Rutherford County

The first winter weather of the year could impact travel as we approach the weekend.

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Winter Weather Advisory through Friday Evening
Winter Weather Advisory through Friday Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Rutherford County through Friday evening.

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COLD WEATHER: Frigid with Wintery Precip Chances
COLD WEATHER: Frigid with Wintery Precip Chances

Some of the coldest air of the season will have a hold on the mid-state through mid-week. Plus, there are chances of wintery precipitation!

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Worst February Weather in 20-Years; March Coming in Like Lion
Worst February Weather in 20-Years; March Coming in Like Lion

The worst ice storm in 20-years for Rutherford County highlighted the month of February and now March is coming in like a lion!

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Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory

Here we go again! The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Rutherford County and much of southern Middle Tennessee and the Cumberland Plateau.

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NewsRadio WGNS Snow Patrol: Closings/Cancellations
NewsRadio WGNS Snow Patrol: Closings/Cancellations

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Middle Tennessee State University is CLOSED Due to Weather
Middle Tennessee State University is CLOSED Due to Weather

Middle Tennessee State University is CLOSED due to inclement weather. Remaining Friday day and evening classes will be cancelled, along with all planned university activities. University offices also will be closed.

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MTSU closes Wednesday Because of Continuing Inclement Weather
MTSU closes Wednesday Because of Continuing Inclement Weather

Middle Tennessee State University will remain closed Wednesday because of continuing inclement weather. The closing includes all day and night classes, and all offices and activities planned for Wednesday.

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RuCo Offices to Open Wednesday
RuCo Offices to Open Wednesday

Rutherford County Governmental Offices are planning to re-open Wednesday. That's after being closed due to the weather on Tuesday.

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Ice Storm Warning
Ice Storm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued an ICE STORM WARNING for Rutherford County.

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District Basketball Tournaments Delayed for Weather
District Basketball Tournaments Delayed for Weather

Icy conditions have forced tournament directors for both the District 7AAA and 9A Tournaments here in the county to postpone Monday evening games.

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District Basketball Tournaments Delayed for Weather
District Basketball Tournaments Delayed for Weather

Icy conditions have forced tournament directors for both the District 7AAA and 9A Tournaments here in the county to postpone Monday evening games.

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Electric Department Outage Maps
Electric Department Outage Maps

We have links to outage maps for MTEMC and NES (servicing parts of Smyrna/La Vergne) and one to REPORT outages for Murfreesboro Electric (no map available for MED).

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February Icy, Sleet, Snow (PHOTOS)
February Icy, Sleet, Snow (PHOTOS)

NewsRadio WGNS staff and listeners have been contributing photos of the February 16th ice, sleet and snow. If you have photos to share, email them to news@wgnsradio.com.

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MT Baseball Home Opener Postponed
MT Baseball Home Opener Postponed

The Middle Tennessee baseball home opener originally scheduled for Tuesday against Lipscomb has been postponed due to winter weather conditions across the area.

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Ice Storm Forces NewsRadio WGNS Off The Air
Ice Storm Forces NewsRadio WGNS Off The Air

The ice storm of 2015 has temporarily claimed another victim. The storm has caused a disruption in the transmission from the studios of NewsRadio WGNS to the radio tower.

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MTSU closes Tuesday
MTSU closes Tuesday

Middle Tennessee State University will be closed Tuesday because of inclement weather. No day or night classes will be held and all offices and departments will be closed.

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Grocery Store Shelves Stripped of Essentials
Grocery Store Shelves Stripped of Essentials

Rutherford Countians used Sunday to get ready for a wintry blast of snow, sleet and freezing rain. Every grocery store was full and lines long to get the essentials. We have some photos of empty bread and milk shelves.

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Wintry Weather Travel
Wintry Weather Travel

Wintry weather travel is strongly discouraged as snow, sleet and freezing rain will leave roads a mess. Officials say the biggest thing to remember when driving on slick roads is that you should dramatically reduce speed.

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WINTER WEATHER: Be prepared for cold temps
WINTER WEATHER: Be prepared for cold temps

Winters in Tennessee can be very unpredictable. That's why the Tennessee Department of Health urges everyone to be prepared for dangerous weather...

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Very Cold Winter Ahead According to Almanac
Very Cold Winter Ahead According to Almanac

This year's edition of the Old Farmer's Almanac is out and predicts a cold winter ahead for Middle Tennessee. Senior Associate Editor Sarah Perrault says you'll love this winter if you liked last year.

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Another Chance of Winter Weather
Another Chance of Winter Weather
There were no issues here in Rutherford County from the two rounds of wintery weather experienced in some parts of Middle Tennessee over the weekend. But we may just get our chance tonight (Monday) and tomorrow.
 
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Winter Weather in Forecast
A winter storm is expected to arrive this weekend in middle Tennessee, especially over northwestern areas. Right now, it looks like the main weather threat will be freezing rain and sleet, rather than snow. Also right now, it looks like Rutherford County could be the dividing line between freezing rain and regular rain.
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Winter Weather Possible this Weekend
Winter Weather Possible this Weekend
The calendar may say March, but the weather outside will feel like January this weekend. The National Weather Service is predicting an accumulating snowfall for most of Middle Tennessee Friday night into Saturday.
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