Rain causes flash flooding across viewing area - WKRN News 2

Rain causes flash flooding across viewing area

Posted: Updated: July 6, 2013 11:50 AM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

Heavy rain caused localized flooding across the News 2 viewing area Friday and Saturday.

On Friday, minor flooding was reported along Tyne Boulevard in Forest Hills, in Belle Meade and at the intersection of Charlotte Pike and American Road in west Nashville.  In some areas, roads were impassible.

On Saturday morning, Stones River measured more than 19 feet by 8 a.m.  Twenty feet is the action level for the area and 35 feet is considered flood stage.

The Stones River is just one area the Office of Emergency Management is keeping a close eye on, as it has been a problem in the past.

The rain is forecasted to continue Saturday although will be more scattered along and west of the Interstate 65 corridor as the day progresses.

A flood watch remains in effect east of I-65 until Sunday morning.  Forecasters say the main threat will be low lying areas and street flooding.

Highs Saturday will reach into the upper 70s.

Scattered showers are possible Saturday night with lows in the upper 60s.

On Sunday, scattered showers and thundershowers will linger.  Temperatures will heat back up into the mid-80s.

Check the latest forecast and radar conditions, visit WKRN.com/Weather.

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