UPDATE: Strong to severe storms possible on Mother’s Day; windy ahead of the storms


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – There’s potential for strong to severe storms on Mother’s Day. The Storm Prediction Center has placed Sight Risk (2/5) to include areas along and west of Nashville. Further east there is a Marginal Risk (1/5). The biggest threat is damaging winds and small to medium-sized hail. The tornado threat is low but isolated tornadoes will be possible, especially west along the Tennessee River.

It will also be very windy even before the storms arrive with gusts 40 mph plus. A Wind Advisory is in effect for the entire area.

Timing of storms:

While there may be a few storms Sunday midday through early afternoon, stronger storms are possible during the late afternoon and evening when the severe weather threat increases.

Heavy downpours can also lead to localized flooding, so stay alert if you live in a flood-prone area.

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