NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The next cold front swoops in Tuesday afternoon, bringing showers and thunderstorms to Middle Tennessee. A few strong storms are possible during the afternoon and early evening. The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky under a marginal risk (1/5). A slight risk (level 2/5) A slight risk (level 2/5) along and west of I-24.

A line of storms approaches the Tennessee River between noon and 2pm. The line of storms will gradually move east. By the time school begins to wrap up, the line of heavy rain and gusty winds will approach Interstate 65. By 6 p.m., rain and storms move east of I-65 and become widespread. Weather calms down by Tuesday night.

Main concerns will come from strong gusty winds and heavy rain. Tornado and hail threat is low, but not zero.

Today will also be windy even without storms present. A Wind Advisory is in effect for Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky from 9 am until 7 pm Tuesday. Secure any items that may blow away, including Halloween Decorations.

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