Storm 5 Alert: Strong Storms Possible Tuesday In Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A Storm 5 Alert has been issued for Tuesday night into Wednesday morning as a strong cold front moves through the Middle Tennessee area.

NewsChannel 5 Meteorologist Lelan Statom said damaging winds and hail will be the two primary threats, but isolated tornadoes can’t be ruled out. The Storm Prediction Center upgraded the risk of severe weather in Middle Tennessee to a level four out of five.

Clarksville Police reported damage early in the afternoon. A large tree fell, blocking 

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At this time, the front is projected to move through the Nashville area between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. However, the timing could change if the system slows down.

Ahead of the front, temperatures will be between 75-80 degrees, with a few showers possible during the day. Behind the front, temps are expected to plunge near the freezing mark by Wednesday night. 

Stay up to date with the latest weather developments by visiting the Storm 5 weather page or downloading the NC5 app for Apple and Android devices.

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