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IT'S BACK! Rain, Slush, Ice, Snow!? Here's information you need to know!
Here we go again!  I guess we can't complain since the fall and early winter was above average warm. However, we have two weather events facing us this week.  One is overnight tonight and another on Thursday/Friday of this week.  So it's time to do the right stuff now so you won't have that unfortunate insurance claim and deductible money spent because of possible bad weather. 
 
Here's the info: (from the National Weather Service):
  • WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY...
  • MAIN IMPACT AREA... 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW AS WELL AS UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF I-40 AND THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU. PREPARE FOR MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS.
  • OTHER IMPACT AREAS... UP TO INCH OF SNOW AND A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE FOR THE REST OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE. MODERATE TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW... SLEET... OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES... AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND ICE EXPECTED LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY....WITH AN ARCTIC AIRMASS ALREADY IN PLACE A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY... LIKELY BRINGING A MIX OF SNOW... SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN TO THE MID-STATE. MIDDLE TENNESSEE COULD SEE UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW AND A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE. MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE SO AN UPGRADE TO A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE MAY BECOME NECESSARY.
 
We've put together an extensive weather checklist that you can use in order to be sure you are READY for these and other upcoming winter weather systems!  CLICK HERE for a printable PDF that we hope will be of help!
 
If you happen to have a claim need during this event or at anytime, we're here to help.  Call us at 615.377.1212 or EMail us at info@BentonWhite.com.  Or, for your 24/7 convenience, you can use our claim information from our website available HERE:  Our 24/7 claim numbers are HERE:
 
Insurance isn't any good if we're not here for you when you need us!  We are here and are ready to help!  THANKS for your business!

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