Storm 5 Alert: Flooding possible through Monday night

Posted at 11:27 AM, Sep 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-20 19:52:30-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Our Storm 5 Alert will continue through Monday night due to relentless rain. Heavy downpours on Saturday caused flash flooding in some areas, and additional rain will keep the flood threat high through the start of the next work week.

The heaviest rain on Sunday fell during the afternoon and evening hours with an additional .5" - 1.5" expected. Saturday brought 2 to 6".

Heavy localized rain maximums is possible Monday, so be prepared for flooding and never drive into flooded roads.

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A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for Middle and West Tennessee until 7 p.m. An additional 1/2 to 2 inches of rain is possible Monday. A cold front is expected to bring more rain Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday.