Severe storms possible in Middle Tennessee Tuesday

Weather

Strong wind, hail, and heavy rain the main threat

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Both dangerous heat and strong to severe storms are expected to impact Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky Tuesday. Check the latest weather advisories at wkrn.com/alerts

Humidity will be on the rise tomorrow and high temperatures will work their way into the low and mid 90s. Heat index values over 105 degrees will be possible. Stay cool and hydrated.

A cold front is expected to move in later in the day bringing strong to severe storms to the area.

Storms erupt in the early afternoon in Southern Kentucky then move towards Middle Tennessee late afternoon to the evening hours. A Slight Risk (category 2 out of 5) for severe weather is in place for a large portion of Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. Keep an eye on the radar at wkrn.com/radar

Torrential downpours, frequent lightning, wind gusts to 60 mph, and small hail is expected. The threat for tornadoes remains low, but will be monitored closely.

The storms are expected to move out by 10 pm.

Behind the front, much drier, less humid air draws in with cooler temperatures.

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