Winter weather brings treacherous roads to West TN

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News reporter Eric Perry shared a time-lapse video Friday morning of his trek across Jackson, saying that the normally 15- to 20-minute drive took over an hour.

 

JACKSON, Tenn. — While temps were in the 60s Thursday, winter came back with a vengeance overnight, bringing with it mixed precipitation and slick roadways.

Precipitation accumulates Friday morning outside the WBBJ-TV station in east Jackson.

Public officials including those with the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Madison County Fire Department urge residents to stay off the roads if possible.

The WBBJ Storm Team Weather meteorologists will be on air with live cut-ins every half-hour throughout the day.

The mixed precipitation is expected to turn to all snow with a grand total of 1 to 3 inches of snow and ice on the ground for most and isolated totals over 3 inches.

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News reporter Eric Perry shared a time-lapse video Friday morning of his trek across Jackson, saying that the normally 15- to 20-minute drive took over an hour.

Stay with WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News on air and online for the latest.