NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Rain and thunderstorms will continue through early Wednesday morning across Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky.

A few more showers remain as a cold front slides east across the region. Behind the cold front, temperatures are falling and the wind gusts are around 30-40 mph.

Severe weather threats

The main threats overnight will be gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rain.

There is also a Flood Watch in effect until 6am Wednesday for Lincoln, Moore, and Franklin Counties. Flash flooding is a concern in this area.

Rain totals have reached over 1 inch for many areas, a few isolated spots 2-3 inches! This is welcomed rainfall for our area due to the ongoing drought!

Rain totals for a 24 hour period, valid to 2 AM Wednesday. Image courtesy of the National Weather Service.

Future Tracker: Rain & Storms

Rain is QUICKLY moving east. All precipitation is out of our viewing area before sunrise.

Future Tracker: Wind Gusts

The strong winds will increase again this morning as the cold front moves through. Some gusts near 30-40 mph possible through 8 AM.

Future Tracker: Temperatures

The focus here is the SHARP change in temperatures in a 24-hour period. Afternoon temperatures Tuesday were in the 60s and near 70°, but this morning we drop into the 40s and perhaps a few 30s, staying in the 40s for the afternoon.

Weather preparedness

It’s important to know your safety plan before severe weather occurs. Having a plan ahead of time saves you crucial seconds & minutes so that you can act immediately in the event that threatening weather is affecting your area.

The best way to get weather alerts is through a NOAA weather radio. Alert tones on this device will likely get your attention to the latest weather watch or warning for your county. Furthermore, the WKRN Weather App will provide you with live radar and alerts.

Our StormTracker team is ready to guide you through the weather alert.

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