Flash Flood Watch From Thursday Morning Through Friday Evening
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Flash flood watch in effect from Thursday morning through Friday evening. The national weather service in Nashville has issued a flash flood watch for a portion of middle Tennessee, including the following areas, Robertson, Sumner, Cheatham, Clay, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Macon, Montgomery, Perry, Smith, Stewart, Trousdale, Williamson, and Wilson counties from 7 am Thursday morning through 7 pm Friday evening.
Heavy rainfall from the remnants of tropical storm Harvey will increase the potential for flash flooding with 2 to 4 inches of widespread rainfall and up to 6 to 8 inches NW of Nashville beginning early Thursday until Friday evening. Low-lying and flood prone locations in both urban and rural areas will be most impacted by heavy rainfall. Highest amounts will be mainly north of I-40 and west of I-65, but periods of heavy rainfall will be possible in the watch area with the potential for flash flooding.
Sharp rises in creeks and rivers may occur. Please do not attempt to cross water of any depth. Remember, turn around, don’t drown.
Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
Rainfall across the area may also lead to rises on rivers and lakes on Friday and into the weekend.
There is also a potential for tornadoes as the remnants of Harvey approaches our area.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
Stay with Smokey Barn News for updates on any issues with roads, downed trees or power outages in our area.
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