More snow, rain, cold front on its way

More snow, rain, cold front on its way

February 14th, 2014 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local - Breaking News

This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at 01:45 AM EST shows a strong low pressure affecting the Northeast with rain and snow. A clipper type low is producing light snow across the Great Lakes. A stationary front is producing snow across the Dakotas, Nebraska, and Iowa. Sleet and freezing rain is found over northern Missouri and rain showers over eastern Kansas.

Photo by Associated Press /Times Free Press.

An updated afternoon forecast from the National Weather Service predicts up to 3 inches of snow in the Knoxville area, up to 4 inches north of Knoxville and up to 6 inches in the mountains.

In a 2:51 p.m. update, the Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning and several Winter Weather Advisories.

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect in the mountains from Norton, Va., to Cades Cove from 10 p.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday.