Storm 5 Alert issued for Wednesday storms

Posted at 4:43 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 21:28:10-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Storm 5 Alert has been issued for storms expected to hit the mid-state Wednesday.

A few storms may be strong to severe, with damaging straight line winds and a couple tornadoes being the main threat. The Storm 5 Alert will be in effect from noon to 8 p.m.

Widespread rain is on its way out but spotty storms will continue past sunset with a threat for damaging straight line wind. Although a few isolated tornadoes are possible (in areas mainly North of I-40), they aren't the main threat.

More rain is on the way Thursday with a slight risk of severe weather northwest of Nashville.

Be sure to stay weather-aware by checking out live radar and latest forecast.