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A major hurricane is bearing down on the Carolinas today with millions of people in the path of destruction. Hurricane Florence has exploded into a Cat 4 storm — now a 300-mile wide behemoth and still more than 500 miles offshore– and is expected to make landfall late Thursday or…

  UPDATE — NASHVILLE: A Tornado Watch has been issued for much of Tennessee until 2 a.m. for the following counties: BEDFORD, BENTON, CANNON, CARROLL, CHEATHAM, CHESTER, CLAY, COFFEE, CROCKETT, CUMBERLAND, DAVIDSON, DECATUR, DE KALB, DICKSON, DYER, FAYETTE, FENTRESS, FRANKLIN, GIBSON, GILES, GRUNDY, HARDEMAN, HARDIN, HAYWOOD, HENDERSON, HENRY, HICKMAN, HOUSTON,…

UPDATE: HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT this evening. Expect highs in the middle 90s with heat…

UPDATE: Tornadoes are possible during the overnight hours for portions of West and Middle Tennessee. The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM Friday to 7 PM CDT Saturday, for the following counties (deep pink shaded area): Stewart Montgomery Houston…

With heat indexes of 100-105 expected for this afternoon across portions of Tennessee west of the Cumberland Plateau, the National Weather Service has issued as Special Weather Statement for the following counties: Stewart, Montgomery, Robertson, Sumner, Macon, Houston, Humphreys, Dickson, Cheatham, Davidson, Wilson, Trousdale, Smith, Perry, Hickman, Lewis, Williamson, Maury,…

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…

While summer doesn’t officially start until June 21, the heat is on and about to get hotter. The National Weather Service forecast is calling for 90 degree and higher temperatures over the next seven days and heat indexes that will approach 100 degrees. Warnings are issued when the hit index hits 105,…

Subtropical Storm Alberto will make landfall on the Gulf Coast today and is expected to become a tropical depression as it approaches and moves across the mid state Tuesday into Tuesday night. Storm total rainfall associated with Alberto is expected to range from around 1.0 inch across Upper Cumberland Region to around 2.0 inches across Nashville…

With hurricane season due to start on June 1, the first sub- tropical storm of the season has already formed and is aimed at the gulf Coast. Sub-tropical storm Alberto is picking up speed and heading toward the Gulf Coast, bringing plenty of rain into the Southern States. The storm will…

Although Hurricane season doesn’t officially begin until June 1, the first tropical weather system — subtropical storm Alberto — has formed and is poised to move into the Gulf of Mexico over this holiday weekend. This storm is expected to bring  the threat of flash flooding, rip currents, strong winds, coastal flooding…

Unfortunately, about half of adults in the United States do not have the resources and plans in place for a possible emergency. Families can make emergencies less stressful by preparing in advance and working together as a team. Make a Family Communication Plan You and your loved ones may not…

With the first 90 degree weekend on the year behind us, what can we expect for the coming week? One more day of the 90s (Tuesday) and then the temperature dips to the low 80s as more inclement weather moves in. The balance of the week from Wednesday through Sunday…

Editor’s note: This story will be updated as conditions warrant. TENNESSEE: While no watches and warnings have been issued yet, periods of heavy rainfall are expected across much of Middle Tennessee early Saturday morning through Saturday evening and severe weather including severe thunderstorms and the possibility of tornadoes will move…

It may be spring but winter is still hanging on with the threat of light snow, sleet or freezing rain early Saturday. This flashy burst of winter will begin as rain showers through the night, then turning to snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 10 a.m., and then an…

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