Strong storms likely tonight into early Friday morning

Strong storms likely tonight into early Friday morning

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Storm Prediction Center has put our entire area under some sort of risk for severe storms Thursday. There is an Enhanced Risk (3/5) for the northwest areas, including parts of Benton, Carroll, Henry, Houston, Montgomery counties in TN and Christian, Muhlenberg, & Trigg counties in KY. A Slight Risk (2/5) is in effect from the Southern Kentucky counties near I-65 (Allen, Barren, Logan, Simpson, Todd, & Warren) southward into central Middle Tennessee (including Nashville, Franklin, Murfreesboro, Lebanon, Lobelville, Hohenwald, Waynesboro, Pulaski, Lewisburg). East toward the Cumberland Plateau and southeast Middle Tennessee, a Marginal Risk (level 1/5) in effect.

Damaging winds will be the biggest threat: gusts could be 60-70 mph. All modes of severe weather are possible, including heavy rain, hail, and even a few tornadoes (especially in the northwest areas).

Strong storms likely Thursday evening-night

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Storms continue this evening and through the overnight hours. Since this is a nighttime threat, you need to make sure you have a way to get the warnings.

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