Nashville, Tenn. (WKRN) – There will be a few showers and storms through this morning, but the initial rounds are not expected to be severe with temperatures remaining on the cool side through midday today. The severe weather threat will start to increase as we head into the afternoon and evening hours.
All of Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky are under an Enhanced Risk (level 3 out of 5) for severe weather today. This means that numerous severe storms are possible today.
Temperatures will warm as we head into the afternoon and we will see highs in the mid and upper 60s. Our severe storm threat will begin to increase around noon today.
During the evening and overnight hours, temperatures will continue to warm across all of the area, and the dynamics in the atmosphere will be very strong. The severe storm threat will continue into the early morning hours of Monday.
During this time, tornadoes will be possible and damaging wind gusts in some storms could run 70 mph or higher. Large hail will also be possible across all of Middle TN and south KY.
PLEASE NOTE, THE TIMING OF THESE WAVES OF STORMS COULD VARY.
In addition, localized flooding is likely with 2-4″ of rain from several rounds of storms.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for much of Middle TN from noon Sunday to 1AM Monday.
In addition, winds OUTSIDE of the thunderstorms could gust to 45 mph due to a vigorous low pressure center passing to our north.
Remember, have a plan AND have more than one way to get your warnings.
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