UPDATE MONDAY EVENING FROM THE NEWS 5:45 PM
- Scattered storms are expected to develop at sunset and continue overnight
- Some could be strong to severe with damaging winds, large hail, tornadoes
- An additional line of strong to severe thunderstorms is possible around sunrise Tuesday
- There could be a brief disruption of activity before stronger to severe storms
flowering Tuesday afternoon (destructive winds, hail, tornadoes possible)
- Rain ends Wednesday with drier, cooler weather to end the work week
Many of you may have had severe weather this morning, or maybe just a downpour of rain. The National Weather Service (NWS) says we can expect more severe weather conditions again this evening in Middle Tennessee.
Flash flood warning in effect
A flash flood warning is currently in effect.
Some places that will experience flash floods include Franklin, Columbia, Hohenwald, Centerville, Linden, Brentwood, Spring Hill, Thompson’s Station, Lobelville, Nunnelly, Primm Springs, Lyles, Williamsport, Hampshire, Kimmins, Santa Fe,
Pleasantville, Bucksnort, Leipers Fork and I-65 east of Columbia.
Additional precipitation of 1 to 2 inches is possible in the warning area.
A flash flood warning means that flooding is imminent or in progress. If you are in the warning zone, immediately move to higher ground. Residents living along streams and streams should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.
Remember: turn around, don’t drown when you encounter flooded roads. Most flooding
deaths occur in vehicles.
Severe weather forecast
Stay tuned for weather conditions as a series of severe weather events are expected to occur mostly after midnight.
The main threats are destructive winds and heavy hail. As always, with the weather in the middle of Tennessee, an isolated tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
Unfortunately, another round of showers and thunderstorms is expected late Tuesday morning and afternoon. Some severe storms are possible with destructive winds and large hail the main threats.
NWS FORECAST SUMMARY:
• Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue until noon Monday and then disappear in the afternoon
• More showers and storms arrive Monday evening through early Tuesday, and some could be severe with damaging winds and heavy hail the main threats
• Another wave of showers and thunderstorms is expected late Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon, with destructive winds and large hail possibly more violent
• The rain ends Wednesday morning, with some showers possible Thursday and cooler weather the rest of the week.