Friday evening, West Tennessee was hit by severe storms and tornadoes that originated in the Mississippi Valley and spread eastward. Between 11 p.m. and midnight on Friday, the Middle Tennessee area is anticipated to be struck by severe storms with the potential for strong winds and even tornadoes.
Middle Tennessee and some of East Tennessee are under a tornado watch until 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 1. Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Maury, Robertson, Rutherford, Williamson, and Wilson are all included on the watch.
Here’s the latest on tonight’s severe weather risk. Our messaging has not changed. Damaging straight-line winds are the primary threat with gusts of 60+ mph. Isolated tornadoes can’t be ruled out,. #TNwxpic.twitter.com/iG9yq7PEh5
The most recent alerts for Middle Tennessee are listed below-
Cheatham and Dickson Counties are under a tornado watch until Saturday at 12:30 a.m. Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Sumner, and Wilson Counties are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 12:30 AM. Hail up to one inch in diameter is also possible in the area.
Mid-Tennessee: 10 p.m.-1 a.m
Between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., the National Weather Service in Nashville anticipates heavy storms to hit Middle Tennessee.
Mark Rose, a meteorologist with the service said –
“The further east you go, the more the risk decreases, gradually. The storms are forming along a cold front that’s moving across the state.”
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