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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Nashville TN
532 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Widespread Flooding May Develop By Late This Weekend...

.Several episodes of potentially heavy rainfall are expected over
the next several days, which will fall on grounds that have
already been saturated from previous rains. Rainfall totals are
expected to average between three and five inches over the
northwestern half of the Mid-State, to between one and a half and
three inches over the southeast. With grounds already saturated...
and area rivers and stream levels still high from previous
rains...river flooding as well as flooding outside of rivers may
occur today through at least Saturday night especially over north
and west parts of Middle Tennessee.

Including the cities of Dover, Clarksville, Springfield,
Hendersonville, Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Erin, Waverly,
New Johnsonville, McEwen, Dickson, Ashland City,
Kingston Springs, Nashville, Linden, Lobelville, Centerville,
Hohenwald, Franklin, Brentwood, and Columbia
532 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018


The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of Middle Tennessee, including the following areas,
  Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys,
  Lewis, Maury, Montgomery, Perry, Robertson, Stewart, Sumner,
  and Williamson.

* Through late Saturday night

* 3 to 5 inches of rain today through Saturday night on top of
  already saturated grounds.

* Isolated flash flooding is possible with each episode of
  rainfall this weekend, and area rivers and streams are going to
  be on the rise. Those who experienced flooding this past week
  and are in this Flood Watch need to pay special attention to
  rainfall accumulations as flooding is expected to return to
  those locations.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor latest forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Nashville TN
500 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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500 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Middle

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Additional rainfall today associated with a cold front passing
through the mid state will add to already high water levels and
increase the potential for minor, localized flooding, and also
contribute to further rises on streams and rivers.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Another heavy rain event is expected Saturday and Saturday night
with the next cold frontal passage. In addition to the risk of
localized flash flooding and river flooding, there is a slight
risk of severe storms generally west of the Cumberland Plateau,
and a marginal risk of severe storms along the Cumberland Plateau.
Damaging straight-line winds are the primary threat.


Spotter activation may be needed Saturday and Saturday night.



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