Severe weather threat diminishes in Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – After several hours of storms in parts of Middle Tennessee, the threat for Nashville has diminished Monday night.

A Tornado Watch was issued for much of Middle Tennessee before storms made through way into some areas. Check the latest weather advisories at wkrn.com/alerts.

The biggest threat was to residents in Southern Tennessee counties, including, Wayne, Lewis, Lawrence, Giles, Maury, Marshall, Coffee, Bedford and Grundy until 11 p.m.

Parts of Lincoln County also saw heavy rain and strong winds as the storms moved through the area.

Dozens of school districts, private schools and day cares opted to close ahead of the anticipated severe weather.

Temperatures will drop to the mid-40s overnight.

Despite spring beginning on Tuesday, high temperatures will only be in the upper 40s. During the day, light rain showers are expected and as temperatures drop, it could turn to snow showers.

Snow showers will likely continue into Wednesday morning and there could be some minor accumulations on the plateau.

Get the latest forecast at wkrn.com/forecast.Download the free News 2 StormTracker App

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