Severe weather possibilities extend from The Great Lakes south to the Gulf Coast on Thursday evening.

336 PM CST TUE FEB 18 2014

 

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

 

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

 

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. A FEW STORMS MAY CONTAIN SMALL HAIL.

 

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

 

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FOR ALL OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE ON THURSDAY.

 

STRONG SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED ON THURSDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY EVENING...AND A WIND ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NECESSARY.

 

THE STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE RAPIDLY ACROSS MIDDLE TENNESSEE THURSDAY EVENING...WITH A SQUALL LINE OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ALONG THE FRONT. THE MAIN THREAT FROM THESE STORMS WILL BE DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS...ALTHOUGH A FEW TORNADOES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE SQUALL LINE. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO POSSIBLE WHICH COULD CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS.

 

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...

 

REPORTS FROM TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED THURSDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING.

 

 

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