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Storms Forecasted To Hit Middle Tennessee Wednesday

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Posted at 12:51 PM, Aug 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-08 04:44:17-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A slight risk for severe weather has been predicted to hit Middle Tennessee Wednesday afternoon and early evening.

News Channel 5 Meteorologist Lelan Statom forecasted a range of precipitation from light rain to storms containing strong winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning strikes.

The risk covered most of Middle Tennessee and a small portion of Southern Kentucky.

A front was projected to work its way across the Mid-South, which would increase the threat of some stronger storms that could reach severe levels.

Wednesday’s temperatures were forecasted to reach the mid-80s with a 90% chance of rain.

We will keep you updated from the Storm 5 HD Weather Center on air and here on Newschannel5.com.