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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Bedford; Cannon; Cheatham; Clay; Davidson; De Kalb; Dickson; Fentress; Giles; Hickman; Houston; Humphreys; Jackson; Lawrence; Lewis; Macon; Marshall; Maury; Montgomery; Overton; Perry; Pickett; Putnam; Robertson; Rutherford; Smith; Stewart; Sumner; Trousd

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

...Flash Flood Watch through This Evening... .Periods of showers and thunderstorms with heavy downpours will continue across Middle Tennessee. A stalled front will be the focus for the rainfall. 1 to 4 inches of rain has fallen recently over much of the area, with over 6 inches in a few spots. Another 1 to 3 inches is expected through today, with locally greater amounts. Where very heavy rain falls in a short time period, flash flooding will become a problem. Street flooding may become widespread. Localized flooding of low lying areas and small streams could occur. Additional showers and thunderstorms are expected Tuesday and Wednesday. This Flash Flood Watch may need to be extended. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of Middle Tennessee, including the following areas, Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Davidson, De Kalb, Dickson, Fentress, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Wayne, Williamson, and Wilson.

* Through this evening

* Periods of showers and thunderstorms with heavy downpours could cause flash flooding across Middle Tennessee. 1 to 4 inch amounts have been common so far. Another 1 to 3 inches will fall through today, but locally greater rainfall totals are likely.

* Locations most likely to be impacted include streets, low lying areas, poor drainage areas, and along small creeks and streams. The heavy downpours could cause water levels to rise very quickly.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


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