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.
Rain possibilities will decrease over The subsequent 24 hours, however rain and thunderstorms stay Inside the forecast by way of Sunday night. By Monday, rain is Not the story, however warmth and humidity Shall be. Highs will climb into the low to mid-90s a lot of the upcoming week with warmth indices between 100-105°.
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.”
A Flash Flood Warning stays in influence for Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Humphreys County till 5 p.m.
A Flash Flood Watch Continues to be in place for Bedford, Cwarmthham, Dickson, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Perry, Stewart, Wayne, Williamson counties till midnight.
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 pair of 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.