Very interesting statement below from NWS-Nashville.
Special Weather Statement
Statement as of 5:13 AM CST on January 25, 2011
....A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the midstate for late
tonight through Wednesday morning...
A developing low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico will move
through the deep south today and Wednesday. This storm will spread
light rain across the area today. The precipitation will then
switch to a rain-snow mix this evening.
All snow is then expected from late Tuesday night into Wednesday.
Snow will begin to taper off Wednesday afternoon from the west as
the low pulls north eastward up the East Coast.
No snow accumulation is expected through Tuesday evening. However an
accumulating snow of 1 to 3 inches is likely late Tuesday night with
an additional 1 to 3 inches on Wednesday morning. Expected total
snow accumulations by Wednesday afternoon...1 to 3 inches in the
northwest counties...2 to 4 inches in the central counties
west of the plateau and 3 to 5 inches in the Cumberland plateau
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