Severe storms possible through Monday
TENNESSEE: Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected today and tonight with a focus on the late afternoon and overnight hours throughout Tennessee, according to the National Weather Service. The main threat will be damaging winds. Not every city will have severe storms, but the chance for severe weather covers a wide swath.
Severe storms are possible from the central Plains to the lower-Mississippi Valley. The greatest risk of severe storms this afternoon and evening will be in southwest Kansas, northwest Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle, with the chance of storms moving into Tennessee as the evening progresses. Destructive wind gusts, large hail and a few tornadoes are possible. High temperature today is projected at 88, with an overnight low of 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%
West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Severe storms will target the Midwest on Monday as the area of low pressure slowly pushes eastward. The greatest chance of severe storms includes portions of Tennessee. Damaging winds, hail and a few tornadoes. High temperature of 87 expected with overnight low of 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%
South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.