Storm 5 Alert ended as storm system moves out of the area

Posted at 9:31 AM, Jun 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-17 14:55:10-04

Update as of 1:55 p.m. — The Storm 5 Alert for Friday, June 17, 2022, has now ended as the severe weather threat has moved out of the area.

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A cold front is pushing southward bringing showers and thunderstorms.  Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky are under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 2 pm.

Watch below: Meteorologist Nikki-Dee Ray gives the latest update on the severe thunderstorm warning as of 9:45 a.m.


This morning through early afternoon, a disturbance will quickly make its way through the area,  bringing showers and thunderstorms.  Damaging wind, small hail, heavy, and a quick spin up tornado are all possible.


Because of this threat, we have called for a Storm 5 Alert until 2 p.m.

Make sure you have our free Storm Shield App downloaded to your smartphone, with GPS turned on.  That way if you are in the path of a warning Storm Shield will alert you.

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