Severe weather threat this evening

Weather

Heavy rain, lightning, strong wind, and isolated tornadoes possible

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Tornado Watch is in effect south of I-40 through 10pm tonight. Strong storms are expected to move across the region through the afternoon and evening. All modes of severe weather are possible. Areas south of I-40 have the greatest risk for tornadoes.

Due to the potential of severe weather, the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has highlighted a large section of the area in an Enhanced Risk (category 3 of 5).

The storms this afternoon and evening could have damaging wind, hail, heavy downpours, and also tornadoes. Keep an eye on the radar at wkrn.com/radar

If your area is under a WARNING, make sure to immediately get to your safe place either at work or home. Also, have your cell phones charged and a safety kit nearby as well. Check the latest weather advisories at wkrn.com/alerts

As new information comes in, the News 2 Weather Authority will keep you posted on the latest. Get the latest forecast at wkrn.com/forecast

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