Storm 5 Alert: Heavy winds, hail, tornadoes Wednesday night

Posted at 5:20 PM, Apr 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-13 23:19:49-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — There are no current tornado warnings as of 9:02 p.m.

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A tornado warning is issued for Cannon, Bedford, Coffee, Dekalb and Warren counties in Tennessee until 9 p.m.

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A tornado warning issued for Rutherford and Williamson County until 8:30 p.m.

A tornado watch is still in effect for Bedford, Cheatham, Clay, Davidson, Dickson, Giles, Hickman, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Macon, Marshall, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson and Wilson counties in Tennessee until 10 p.m.

Tornado warnings for Trigg, Christian, Hopkins and Caldwell counties have now been canceled.

Tornado warnings are currently issued for Hopkins, Caldwell, Christian, Trigg counties in Kentucky until 6 p.m.

A Storm 5 Alert will be in effect from Wednesday afternoon into the overnight hours of Thursday morning.  

A potent storm system will bring the risk of severe storms capable of 60 mph wind, tornadoes, large hail, and even flooding late Wednesday so make sure you have a way to get weather information and are prepared to act if a warning is issued for your location.

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A tornado watch was issued for West Tennessee counties until 9 p.m. since a strong line of storms has begun moving toward the Mid-State area. That warning has extended across the state.


This is the second of two waves of storms moving through on Wednesday. The first is already out of our area.


A wind advisory has been issued for parts of the area from 10 a.m. Wednesday until 1 a.m. Thursday. Wind gusts up to 30-40 mph are possible.


Wave two has the highest severe threat. This line of storms is expected between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 2 a.m. Thursday.

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The biggest threats/impacts in order are damaging wind, tornadoes, large hail, and flooding.


Multiple lines of storms may come through, so don't put your guard down until we issue the "all clear." Make sure you have a way to get weather information if you'll be driving or away from your TV. Know where you'll go if a warning is issued.

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Make sure you have our Storm Shield App downloaded and stick with the Storm 5 Weather team for updates.