A couple of shelters have opened in East Tennessee to help folks trying to stay safe from the cold.
In Greene County, a shelter is open at Hal Henard Elementary School on East Vann Road. The director of emergency management says cots will be set up at the school, but there will not be food available.
The following is a regularly-updated report on conditions across East Tennessee as an arctic blast arrives.
All counties (Hancock, Hawkins, Hamblen, Greene, Washington, Unicoi, Sullivan, Carter and Johnson) have a dusting to 1" except the mountains which have 1"-2" inches. No roadway issues anywhere in the district. Light snow blowing with somewhat heavier snow in the mountain areas. Crews are treating roadways.