Nashville Weather Update: Severe thunderstorm warning Ground Stop at Nashville International Airport Lifted

Amelia Earhart
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Severe weather conditions have impacted Nashville, Tennessee, bringing the risk of overnight flooding to Middle Tennessee. The National Weather Service has issued warnings for potential hazardous weather throughout Tuesday. Nashville, along with several surrounding areas, falls under an enhanced risk (3 out of 5) for severe storms, while the majority of eastern Middle Tennessee is under a slight risk (2 out of 5).

The ground stop for arriving flights at Nashville International Airport has been lifted as of 5:30 p.m. However, it’s important to stay informed about the changing weather conditions.

The NWS Nashville has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Benton, Carroll, Decatur, and Henry Counties until 3:30 p.m., with wind speeds reaching up to 70 mph. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 8 p.m. for Nashville and most of Middle Tennessee, including several counties such as Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, De Kalb, Dickson, Fentress, Grundy, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lewis, Maury, Montgomery, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Stewart, Sumner, Van Buren, Warren, White, Williamson, and Wilson.

Severe thunderstorm warning

The NWS morning report highlights growing concerns about potential flooding occurring in Middle Tennessee by early tomorrow morning, particularly in the northwestern portions of the area. However, it’s important to note that the situation could change.

The first wave of severe weather is expected between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., primarily affecting areas west of Interstate 65 and along and north of Interstate 40. Damaging winds are the primary concern during this period. Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall throughout the night could lead to flash flooding, especially in regions west of I-65.

Here is the weather forecast for Nashville:

  • Tuesday: There is a chance of severe weather, mainly after noon, with a high temperature near 91°F and a heat index close to 100°F. Overnight, there is a threat of rain that may cause flooding in Middle Tennessee, with lows around 72°F.
  • Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms are likely, primarily before 7 a.m. The day will be partly sunny, with a high near 93°F and a heat index as high as 106°F in the afternoon. There is a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, and the low will be around 75°F.
  • Thursday: There is a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day and evening, with a high near 93°F and a low around 73°F.
  • Friday: There is a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, with a high near 87°F and a low around 66°F.
  • Saturday: There is a slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms possible after 1 p.m. The day will be otherwise sunny, with a high near 84°F and a low around 63°F.
  • Sunday: The day will be sunny, with a high near 87°F and a low around 65°F.

Stay updated with the latest weather information and take necessary precautions to ensure your safety during these severe weather conditions in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

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