Update from NWS 1pm:
Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 8pm for Rutherford County and many surrounding counties.
Scattered thunderstorms have already developed, but additional storms are expected to develop throughout the afternoon. Main concerns are localized flooding and damaging winds with any strong to severe storm that develops, but small hail and an isolated tornado cannot necessarily be ruled out.
The damaging wind and small hail threat is mainly for this afternoon and early evening. The flooding threat could begin as early as this afternoon, but may last into the overnight hours.
Moving into the rest of the day, make sure you have multiple ways to receive warnings and remain weather aware!
Thunderstorms are expected Monday afternoon continuing overnight, reports National Weather Service (NWS).
The latest report from NWS says a few storms could be strong to severe with damaging wind & flooding. Two rounds of rain and storms are expected – the first in the mid-afternoon (mainly after 2pm) to early evening and the second overnight. The main threats will be damaging straight line winds and isolated flooding if storms repeatedly track over the same areas.
Lingering rain exits east Tuesday morning, drier and cooler by the afternoon and we will have dry weather through Thursday; however, rain and storm chances return Friday into the weekend.
Daily Forecast: Monday – Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.
High near 87. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Chance of precipitation is 80%.
New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half an inch possible.
Showers and thunderstorms
Low around 61.
Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches.
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
North wind around 10 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph.