TENNESSEE: What’s left of the former Hurricane Irma is moving northwest into Tennessee. The upper edge of the storm is already entering the state in its southeast corner. The storm is expected to track across the region, including Memphis and Nashville, bringing at least two inches of rain.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory from 4 p.m. CDT Monday until 7 a.m. CDT Tuesday.. Strong winds associated with Hurricane Irma will occur as it approaches Middle Tennessee on Monday night. Even though Irma will weaken from a tropical storm to a tropical depression as it approaches Middle Tennessee, sustained northeast winds of 20 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph can be expected across Middle Tennessee on Monday night.Late Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning.
Northeast sustained winds of 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 40 to 50 mph are expected. Driving conditions may become difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Trees and tree limbs may be blown down, as well as loose objects being blown around. Power outages may also occur.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds over 25 mph with gusts over 40 mph are expected. Winds this strong may blow down a few trees or tree limbs and cause isolated power outages. Driving may also become difficult… especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.