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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Mid-State

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for most of the mid-state on Wednesday afternoon.

The watch will remain in effect until 9 p.m. The middle Tennessee counties included are Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davdison, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Grundy, Jackson, Macon, Montgomery, Overton, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, White, Williamson and Wilson.

NewsChannel 5 meteorologist Lelan Statom said a warm and humid air mass settling in across the region will provide conditions favorable for a few scattered storms in the heat of the day on Wednesday with highs soaring into the mid-80s.  An energetic storm system will move through Thursday into the early morning hours of Friday bringing our next substantial round of rain and storms along with cooler weather for Friday and Saturday.

The National Weather Service said April is the peak month for Severe Weather across Middle Tennessee. 

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