While the higher risk area is south of MI, still be prepared for heavy rain and strong wind gusts Tuesday evening. As the front moves east, showers and storms will develop along and ahead of the front. It'll also be a windy one out there today and tonight, with sustained winds between 15 and 25 miles per hour, and wind gusts as high as 30-35 miles per hour. These storms will be capable of strong winds, some hail and an outside chance of a quick spin-up tornado within the line.
Damaging winds and large hail will be possible through 9 p.m. this evening.
Anderson, Pendleton Lapel and Elwood are expected to see flooding through the early afternoon. At this time the threat of severe weather looks less certain, but we will continue to monitor this threat for you over the coming days. Inside the storms, they will be closer to 70 miles per hour.
Power outages are also possible, so have flashlights and extra batteries on hand as well as a way to receive weather alerts and information as the storms move through.
Widespread frost is likely on Wednesday night, with low temperatures right around freezing.
Wednesday and Thursday will be almost flawless days with highs in the low to mid 70s with low humidity.
Temperatures for Thursday morning will start in the low to mid 40s for the Capital area, climbing into the low to mid 70s for the afternoon. Now we turn the tables and await our next round of weather, severe weather!
Remember the worst places to be during severe weather are in a vehicle or a mobile home.
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has placed much of Middle Tennessee, including Nashville, in a region for a moderate chance of severe thunderstorms.