Flash Flood Watch Continues Through Noon Today

 


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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
458 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TODAY THROUGH 6 PM
WEDNESDAY FOR MOST OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING 1 TO
3 INCHES OF RAIN TO THE REGION...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS NORTH
AND WEST OF NASHVILLE. SOILS OVER MUCH OF THE MID STATE REMAIN
SATURATED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF RECENT RAINS AND THE SLOW MELT
OF ICE AND SNOW FROM WINTER STORMS OVER THE PAST SEVERAL WEEKS.
THIS IS ESPECIALLY SIGNIFICANT OVER NORTHERN COUNTIES...WHERE SNOW
AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WERE GREATEST. THUS...ANY HEAVY RAINS THAT
FALL...PRIOR TO THE CHANGE OVER TO WINTRY PRECIPITATION ON
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING...WILL QUICKLY LEAD TO PONDING
IN LOW LYING AREAS. LOCALIZED FLOOD PROBLEMS MAY ALSO DEVELOP.


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STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-HOUSTON-
HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-
JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-WILLIAMSON-
MAURY-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-
458 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COUNTIES...CANNON...CHEATHAM...CLAY...CUMBERLAND...DAVIDSON...
  DE KALB...DICKSON...FENTRESS...HICKMAN...HOUSTON...HUMPHREYS...
   JACKSON...LEWIS...MACON...MAURY...MONTGOMERY...OVERTON...
  PERRY...PICKETT...PUTNAM...ROBERTSON...RUTHERFORD...SMITH...
  STEWART...SUMNER...TROUSDALE...WHITE...WILLIAMSON AND WILSON.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...COMBINED WITH A SATURATED
  GROUND LAYER FROM PREVIOUS WINTER STORMS...WILL INCREASE THE
  RISK FOR FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

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