NASHVILLE, Tenn. -
Nashville and Middle Tennessee could see strong storms through the late afternoon and early evening hours Wednesday.
Scattered thunderstorms will continue to develop across the area, moving from south to north and bringing the threat of damaging wind gusts, large hail, and possibly an isolated tornado.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Middle Tennessee until 7 p.m.
The tornado threat is higher to the north across Kentucky, where a tornado watch box has been issued until 7 p.m.
Low pressure will lift north across Middle Tennessee Wednesday afternoon, and as that low moves northeast up the Ohio River Valley Wednesday evening, it will drag a cool front across the I-65 corridor by 8 p.m.
The severe weather threat for Nashville will end after dark as winds switch from the southeast to the northwest and cooler air pushes in.
Rain showers will linger into the early evening for areas east of I-65 toward the Cumberland Plateau.