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Humid afternoon as we monitor storm chances

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Posted at 2:16 PM, May 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-18 15:16:05-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF)  — Humidity is slowly inching up across Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky as a southerly wind has returned to the region.

Storms have been moving north of the NewsChannel 5 viewing area much of the day, but as our humidity climbs the question becomes will we see enough energy to support a storm development this far south.

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While chances are low, should any storms develop the main concern will be damaging wind and small hail? The best spots to see storm development will be north of I-40, especially along the TN/KY border.

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Make sure you have our free Storm Shield App downloaded to your smartphone, and stay tuned to NewsChannel 5 throughout the afternoon.