NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Heavy rainfall on Saturday morning has promoted a Storm 5 Alert, lasting till 8 p.m.
Whereas the rain has subsided on Saturday afternoon, The underside is so saturated that any further rain will convey a flash flooding concern. A pair of extra showers and storms are potential on Saturday Evening time.
Flash Flood Emergency will proceed for Dickson County till 3 p.m.
The Nationwide Climate Service said the warning for Maury, Humphreys, Perry, Hickman and Lewis counties have expired. Ten to 12 inches of rain has been reported in areas west of Nashville. The Nationwide Climate Service has referred to as it a “catastrophic flooding state of affairs.”
Areas west of Nashville have seen the heaviest rain over The Earlier couple of days. It has left The underside saturated in some spots. Additional rainfall Saturday morning has triggered flooding Inside these areas.
Two further waves of rain are anticipated To return by way of on Saturday. The primary one Is predicted Inside the early morning hours And might convey heavy rain to the areas Inside the Flash Flood Watch.
Flash Flood Warnings have been issued Saturday morning for Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys, Stewart and Houston Counties till 12:45 p.m.
Flash Flood Emergencies have furtherly been issued for parts of Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys and Houston Counties. The Nationwide Climate Service reviews there have been pretty a few Requires water rescues and road closures amid an “extremely dangerous flooding state of affairs” in these counties.
Most flood deaths happen in automobiles so primarytain away from flooded roads.
There Ought to be A quick break round lunchtime with further showers and storms anticipated late-day Saturday. Some short-term, gusty wind Is potential with any storms that come by way of, however no completely different extreme weather menace Is predicted.