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Update: Drivers report low visibility in parts of Scott, Campbell Co.

12:30 AM, Dec 27, 2012   |    comments
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  • Photo taken on Highway 63 near the Campbell/Scott county line Wednesday afternoon.
  • Photo taken on Highway 63 near the Campbell/Scott county line Wednesday afternoon.
    

While the snow did not stick to the roads on Campbell and Scott Counties Wednesday afternoon, drivers report they did have to work with low visibility.

"I think it was milemarker 131 where it became a little foggy and the snow was coming down a little bit more," said driver Cindi Forbey of Huntsville "There may be some black ice around this area tonight, I think."

While the midwest and northeast saw snarling traffic from the massive snowstorm, only the northern Channel 10 viewing area saw some of its effects.

"It ain't bad... ain't too icy right now," said driver Dave Ferraza, who was heading to Oneida Wednesday.

"It's taking more to your clothing than it is on the ground!" his wife, Marlana, added.

Still, some drivers worry about the night conditions. On I-75, few lights on the rugged terrain could prove hazardous as snow and sleet continued to fall.

"The visibility is pretty low, to about a mile or so. But like I say, DOT is keeping the roads up pretty good, you know?" said Elk Valley resident Jackie Brown.

For the latest on the road conditions, visit the "Beat the Traffic" section of WBIR.com.

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At least two East Tennessee counties have reported snowfall Wednesday.

Scott County and Campbell County have both snowfall.

There have been no reports of major travel problems.

Radar showed snow showers over those two counties as well as the Smoky Mountains

Kirsten will continue to update the forecast through the evening and tonight at 10 and 11.

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