Saturday, January 07, 2017 09:51 PM

WINTER WEATHER STRIKES CHATTANOOGA AREA [PHOTOS] | TIMES FREE PRESS - CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS

Gallery: Winter storm all bark, no bite +5 more photos Overnight snowfall on Friday across Southeast Tennessee and parts of North Georgia created slick roads that sent some motorists in the region sliding through the night and into Saturday morning. No serious or fatal accidents were reported, but police dispatchers across the region said Saturday they'd received more calls than usual as a result of the wintry weather. And the National Weather Service is cautioning that black ice could still result as temperatures remain below freezing. "For ya'll down there, the really cold temperatures that have moved in are the big story," said Andrew Pritchett, a meteorologist in the National Weather Service's Morristown, Tenn., office. Temperatures may hit the low 30s today but will fall into the low teens overnight, according to WRCB-TV meteorologist Nick Austin. Monday will be a bit warmer, with the thermostat pushing to around 40 before dropping to the midteens again at night. The NWS winter weather advisory issued Friday was lifted Saturday morning in Southeast Tennessee and by early afternoon in North Georgia. Only about a half-inch of snow fell in downtown Chattanooga, and it had almost entirely melted by early Saturday afternoon. The city's ...

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