WEATHER ALERT 3-31-2023- Tornado Watch

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TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 97
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
555 PM CDT FRI MAR 31 2023

TORNADO WATCH 97 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

TNC005-017-021-023-037-039-043-055-069-071-077-079-081-083-085-
099-101-109-111-113-117-119-125-135-147-149-161-165-169-181-187-
189-010600-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0097.230331T2255Z-230401T0600Z/

TN
.    TENNESSEE COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BENTON               CARROLL             CHEATHAM
CHESTER              DAVIDSON            DECATUR
DICKSON              GILES               HARDEMAN
HARDIN               HENDERSON           HENRY
HICKMAN              HOUSTON             HUMPHREYS
LAWRENCE             LEWIS               MACON
MADISON              MARSHALL            MAURY
MCNAIRY              MONTGOMERY          PERRY
ROBERTSON            RUTHERFORD          STEWART
SUMNER               TROUSDALE           WAYNE
WILLIAMSON           WILSON
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ATTN...WFO...HUN...OHX...MEG...

Quick update… WIND ADVISORY … expecting… Tornado Watch at the very least later

The timing below is no different…. the potential of wind damage, tornadoes, and hail, are still significant

See this from Northern Arkansas this afternoon… https://twitter.com/_spcanady/status/1641887036872294406?s=20

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Nashville TN 200 AM CDT Fri Mar 31 2023 TNZ005>011-023>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-010700- Stewart-Montgomery-Robertson-Sumner-Macon-Clay-Pickett-Houston- Humphreys-Dickson-Cheatham-Davidson-Wilson-Trousdale-Smith-Jackson- Putnam-Overton-Fentress-Perry-Hickman-Lewis-Williamson-Maury- Marshall-Rutherford-Cannon-De Kalb-White-Cumberland-Bedford-Coffee- Warren-Grundy-Van Buren-Wayne-Lawrence-Giles- 200 AM CDT Fri Mar 31 2023 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Middle Tennessee. .DAY ONE…Today and tonight. There is an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms along and west of I-65 this evening and tonight, with a slight risk east of I-65. Showers and a few thunderstorms are expected off and on throughout the day today, followed by a line of strong to severe thunderstorms moving across Middle Tennessee this evening into the early morning hours on Saturday. Some storms could contain damaging winds, hail, and a few tornadoes. A wind advisory is also in effect for all of Middle Tennessee this evening through Saturday morning. South to southwest winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 to 45 mph are expected, which could knock down some tree limbs and cause isolated power outages. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday. Frost is likely throughout Middle Tennessee on Sunday morning as low temperatures drop into the low to middle 30s. Another powerful storm system will bring the potential for scattered strong to severe thunderstorms late Tuesday into Wednesday across Middle Tennessee. Some storms could contain damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes.

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 76. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 58. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.