Storm 5 Alert: More rain prompts flood watch across Middle Tennessee

Posted at 11:53 AM, Mar 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-31 12:20:12-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Storm 5 Alert has been issued from Tuesday night into mid-day Wednesday as more rain could lead to more flash flooding.

The Storm 5 Alert began at 9 p.m. Tuesday and last through about noon Wednesday, depending on how much rain falls overnight.

Clouds will be on the increase Tuesday and 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible. This could lead to flash flooding in some spots since the ground is saturated and area rivers and streams are still high from this weekend's downpour.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from this evening through Wednesday afternoon.

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Behind the primary front, scattered showers are possible throughout the day. Wednesday's high will be set in the early morning hours.

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