A weather system is spreading light rain mixed with sleet and snow across Middle Tennessee this afternoon.
Grassy areas will see a dusting this afternoon. The wintry mix will change to all rain across the south half early tonight with a mix of rain and sleet over the north.
Temperatures tonight will be near freezing along the Kentucky border where light freezing rain is possible late tonight...that could cause slick spots on bridges and overpasses in the Clarksville, Dover and Springfield areas.
Low temperatures along the Alabama border are expected to be near 35 late tonight. The precipitation is expected to be all rain during the day on Tuesday with highs in the lower 40s.
Late in the day on Tuesday a cold front will move through ushering in colder air with falling temperatures late in the day and Tuesday night that will change the rain to light snow with up to an inch accumulation possible along the plateau...especially in the Upper Cumberland.
Areas west of the plateau and east of interstate 65 could see a dusting.
People traveling through Middle Tennessee Tuesday night could find a few slick spots on roadways...especially across the Cumberland Plateau.