Sunday: Strong Storms, Damaging Wind & Hail Predicted

Sunday: Strong Storms, Damaging Wind & Hail Predicted

Sunday: Strong Storms, Damaging Wind & Hail Predicted

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) According to the Nashville Weather Service, Showers and thunderstorms return tomorrow (Sunday 6/11/23) with a chance of strong to severe thunderstorms by the afternoon. Here is what we know…

Key Forecast Points

Impacts: Main concern for Sunday is the potential for damaging straight-line winds and frequent lightning. Secondary concerns are hail up to the size of quarters and isolated flash flooding. While a tornado or two is possible, the threat is very low and mainly for west Middle TN, near the TN River.

Timing: 3 PM to 10 PM

Areas Impacted: Mainly west of the Cumberland Plateau including Robertson County.

Forecaster Comments: There could be multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms, but the main severe weather concern will be with a line of storms in the late afternoon to evening hours.

Forecasted Rainfall Amounts: One to two inches, with locally higher amounts around three inches, especially for locations north of I-40 and west of I-24.

Uncertainties: Potential of isolated strong to severe storms developing ahead of the main organized cluster of storms expected to move across the mid-state region. Although severe hail is possible, most hail that falls will be nickel size (7/8 inch) or less.

Extended Forecast Details

• Beyond Sunday, isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms expected each day, with the best chances on Wednesday and Thursday.

Go ahead now and review your safety plans and also make sure that you have more than one way to receive your warning(s), especially since severe storms are expected to occur at night or during the early morning.”

“IMPORTANT: Do NOT think if your area isn’t highlighted that you’re in the clear. This is where the *best* chances for severe weather to occur are located.

Take the time to make sure the batteries are fresh in your NOAA Weather Radio and tomorrow evening, make sure your cell phone is charged. Remember, we want you to have multiple ways to get warnings.

The US National Weather Service Nashville Tennessee also advises everyone to start getting those safe rooms ready! “Don’t forget to include snacks/games for the kids & items for your pets. Where is your safe place?”







BE PREPARED: Before the Storm Strikes. (A message from

At home and at work, your primary concerns are the potential loss of heat/AC, power, telephone service, and a shortage of supplies if storm conditions continue for more than a day. Test units regularly to ensure they are working properly. Have available:

• Flashlight and extra batteries.
• Battery-powered NOAA Weather Radio and portable radio to receive emergency information. These may be your only links to the outside.
• Extra food and water. High energy food, such as dried fruit or candy, and food requiring no cooking or refrigeration is best.
• Extra medicine and baby items.
• First-aid supplies.
• Have proper ventilation.
• Fire extinguisher and smoke detector.

In cars and trucks, Plan your travel and check the latest weather reports to avoid the storm!

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