KPD e-Press Release: K.P.D. Advises Motorists to Heed Winter Storm Warning

Kingsport Police Department

Press Release

Incident Information

Type of Event K.P.D. Advises Motorists to Heed Winter Storm Warning
Date & Time of Release February 12, 2014

10:50 AM

Location of Event City of Kingsport

General Narrative

K.P.D. advises motorists to heed winter storm warning.

The United States National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect from 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 until 1:00 PM on Thursday, February 13, 2014.

Significant snowfall accumulations of between 5 and 10 inches will be possible. Snow is expected to begin Wednesday afternoon and continue through Thursday morning. Driving and walking will be dangerous on untreated roadways and sidewalks. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibility.

TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED!

UNLESS YOU HAVE A CRITICAL NEED TO BE OUT, PLEASE STAY HOME!

If travel is unavoidable, keep an extra flashlight, blanket, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The Kingsport Police Department has taken extra steps to be prepared to respond to weather related incidents.

For additional information, please contact:

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

K.P.D. Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433

ThomasMPatton@KingsportTN.gov

Releasing Officer Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

K.P.D. Professional Standards Unit

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