Flood Watch Thursday & Friday for Middle Tennessee; Heavy rain, more flooding possible


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Flood Watch will go into effect for most of Middle Tennessee Thursday afternoon and last through Friday for a potential of two to four inches of rain. Local rivers and streams are just trying to recede from last Sunday’s deluge, but are still seeing higher water levels than usual.

Additional heavy rain could lead to more flooding.

Light rain should begin Thursday morning, but become heavy from lunchtime through the afternoon and evening hours.

Future Tracker forecast for noon Thursday
Future Tracker forecast for 3pm Thursday

Rain will continue off and on Friday through Friday night before tapering off Saturday.

Please stay weather aware, and be careful driving, especially after dark Thursday evening. Remember, “Turn Around, Don’t Drown!”

ECMWF Model forecast of rain amounts

The highest amounts will likely be in southern Middle Tennessee, but all of the mid-state has the potential for flooding.

Keep an eye on the radar at wkrn.com/radar

Many rivers and streams are forecast to rise again Thursday night from the additional rains.

River Stage and Forecast for the Duck River in Centerville
River Stage and Forecast for the Tennessee River in Savannah

Stay up to date with the latest weather advisories at wkrn.com/alerts.

Check the latest forecast at wkrn.com/forecast.

Download the free News 2 StormTracker App from News 2 and be prepared when severe weather strikes.

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