Round one ,of two strong to severe weather threats in the next 72 hours , is due to hit after noon today. Enjoyably warm temps will allow those who want to do some early morning gardening to be able to do so. Anytime from about the noon hour on, things could get dicey. With warm and juicy air already in place this morning, pop ups could develop in front of the line. Will it all get out in time for an enjoyable evening? I wouldn’t hold my breath. Check our radar to help you with plans. We will be posting on Facebook and Twitter any watches or warnings should they be issued. Today’s main threats will be straight line winds and heavy rains, however, hail is not out of the realm possibility.
The official statement from the NWS is as follows:
505 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Middle Tennessee. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and evening especially west of I-65. Damaging straight line winds, hail, and heavy rain will be the main threat, however a brief tornado cannot be ruled out. The main timeframe for stronger activity will be from 2pm to 10pm. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday Strong to severe storms will be possible again on Monday for areas west of I-65. Damaging straight line winds and hail will be the main threats.