KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Winter weather is heading into East Tennessee with Middle Tennessee already seeing heavy snow Thursday Morning.

Watch snow fall begin as WATE’s Kirstie Crawford heads to Crossville.

The valley is expected to get 1-3 inches of snow. Concentrated pockets of snow called snow bands could bring locally heavier amounts according to WATE 6 On Your Side meteorologist Victoria Cavaliere.

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