Tornado watch issued for much of Middle Tenn. - WKRN News 2

Tornado watch issued for much of Middle Tenn.

Posted: Updated: June 10, 2013 07:10 PM
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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of the Mid-State Monday afternoon.

The watch, which is in effect for Davidson, Rutherford, Williamson and Cheatham counties, among others until 9 p.m. Click here for a complete list.

Earlier in the afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for a few counties in Kentucky including Simpson, Logan and Allen counties. The warning expired at 2:40 p.m.

A tornado warning was also issued for parts of Sumner County before expiring at 3 p.m., as well as Williamson and Rutherford counties.

In Brentwood, multiple trees were down as quick moving storms pushed through the area. Motorists are encouraged to avoid Split Log Road near Sunset Road and Ragsdale Road.

Crews were called to the scene shortly after the storms passed through to remove the trees and debris.

Temperatures are expected to reach the mid 80s with the chance of thunderstorms developing from midday through the afternoon hours.

The chance of storms is around 50% in any one spot. Lightning, hail and strong winds are a possibility.

Overnight temperatures will drop to the mid-60s before warming up to the 90s on both Tuesday and Wednesday.  

A front may bring a few storms on Thursday with a break in the heat until Friday.

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