After record-breaking rainfall, the rain finally subsided over most of Middle Tennessee around 7 a.m. Sunday. However, the streams and rivers continue to rise and flooded roads will continue to be a problem throughout Sunday. * Never drive on a road covered with water. *
Active watches / Warnings
A Flash flood monitoring remains in effect until tonight for much of the average state:
Bedford, Cannon, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, De Kalb, Fentress, Giles, Grundy, Jackson, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, White, Williamson and Wilson.
Flash flood monitoring means that conditions can develop and lead to flash floods. Flash floods are a very dangerous situation. You need to watch the future forecast and be ready to take action
Flash flood warning remains in effect for the following zones until 11 a.m. Sunday:
North Central Marshall County
Maury County North-East
West Central Rutherford County
South Williamson County
NWS reports that the final Saturday morning through Sunday morning precipitation total at Nashville International Airport is 7.01 and the latest 24-hour AWIPS MRMS radar precipitation total estimates show 7 ″ to 9 + ”of rain ( white colors) fell in a strip across Linden, Centerville, Brentwood, southern Nashville, Mount Juliet, Lebanon, Carthage and Gainesboro.
Dangerous Weather Outlook
Most recent weather forecast from the NWS:
Showers will end this morning from west to east. However, given the very high amounts of precipitation that fell overnight, the levels of streams and streams in the area will likely increase during the day. Stay alert as additional river flood warnings may need to be issued for your area.
Monday to Saturday
Stream and stream levels will remain high through mid-week. River flood warnings and / or advisories may be posted for your area. Otherwise, it will be colder towards the end of this work week. Low temperatures will drop to near zero in many areas by Thursday and Friday morning. Stay tuned as possible freeze and / or freeze warnings could be issued later this week.