Current Temps and Radar
*Updated with new 3:00 PM SPC data and Tornado Watch data -Kaiti
A Tornado Watch is now in place for Williamson and Davidson Counties, and all the other counties in yellow, until 9:00 PM tonight:
This watch means that conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms to form, and that some storms may be capable of producing a tornado.
Here’s the larger area affected, inside of the red lines:
Any specific warnings will be posted immediately on Twitter, @NashSevereWx.
Keep checking back here for updates.
We are still monitoring other severe weather threats for this afternoon, including hail and high winds.
Here are the Storm Prediction Center’s latest probabilities of “x” happening w/in 25 miles of us this afternoon:
1. 58+ MPH winds, 30%:
2. 1″ hail, also 30%:
3. A tornado, 10%:
Any tornadoes that may occur will likely be associated with supercells that form out ahead of the main squall line.
Keep in mind that the Tornado Watch is through 9 PM tonight.
Here’s the image from NWS-Nashville identifying and quantifying all the threats:
Expect the severe threat to be greatest between 3 PM and 8 PM:
Simulated radar has the line moving through Williamson and Davidson Counties around 6 PM:
We will keep this website updated with general severe weather information, but remember: specific warnings will not be posted to this website. And as always, consult multiple reliable sources for your severe weather information. We will post warnings and other details, including during the storms, on Twitter @NashSevereWx.
Non-thunderstorm winds will also be strong. A Wind Advisory is in effect until 1 AM Saturday.
Secure your loose objects, deck umbrellas, etc.
Temps Saturday morning will be in the 40°s. Easter morning (see below) we may see frost in some places. A chilly morning for sure in a Sunday dress:
Extended: Something to look forward to: cooler, but clear, behind the front this weekend.
This website supplements @NashSevereWx on Twitter, which you can find here.
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