Tim Burchett @timburchett We just wrecked. I don’t need to go to the bathroom any more.pic.twitter.com/zFzzKt6z Taken from his Twitter account… he has since updated to state everyone involved is safe!
Bluegrass Elementary School art teacher, Jacob Cheatham, shared this photo of his reflection on his car window this morning. Knox County Schools are closed today due to the extreme icy weather across East Tennessee.
EMS crews reporting Longmire Rd in Knox County is a solid sheet of ice! This is the location of where the state trooper was unresponsive!
Offices under the Knox County Mayor, including the Halls Senior Center, have been closed for the remainder of the day due to inclement weather. The Virtual Alzheimer’s Tour scheduled for this afternoon will be postponed until a later date.
Mayor Burchett has decided that all offices under his direction will remain closed the remainder of the day today due to hazardous weather conditions countywide.
Long Mire Road and East Emory Rd. State Trooper non responsive in vehicle. Developing!
Just came over the radio. Officer requesting salt truck to “Hall of Fame Drive.” All lanes are icy.
Halls area airbag deployment…unusual situation. KPD is asking dispatch if a “hit and run” has been reported. The officer has pulled over a vehicle driving around with damage to outside and airbag deployment. Driver states they are new to the area but when the officer ran reports it came back person has lived in Knoxville […]
National Weather Service and Cocorahs certified rain gauge is of little use this morning. Frozen at the funnel, no accurate precipitation data was collected this morning. For more information on becoming a certified precipitation observer visit http://www.cocorahs.org/ .
Due to weather Knox County Schools will be closed tomorrow…