Heavy Rainfall Expected for Thursday

755 FGUS74 KOHX 101955 ESFOHX TNC003-015-021-027-031-035-037-041-043-049-055-061-081-083-085- 087-099-101-111-117-119-125-133-135-137-141-147-149-159-161-165- 169-175-177-181-185-187-189-112100- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN 255 PM CDT TUE MAR 10 2015 ...HEAVY RAINFALL THIS WEEK MAY LEAD TO FLOODING IN SOME AREAS... HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED ACROSS MIDDLE TENNESSEE THIS WEEK AS TWO WEATHER SYSTEMS PRODUCE A TOTAL OF 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL THROUGH SATURDAY. THIS RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE RISES ON AREA LAKES...RIVERS AND CREEKS...AND SOME FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE LATER THIS WEEK. UP TO 1 INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS MIDDLE TENNESSEE SO FAR THIS WEEK ON TOP OF ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS. ALTHOUGH A BREAK IN THE RAIN IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...A SECOND ROUND OF RAIN WILL MOVE NORTH INTO MIDDLE TENNESSEE ON THURSDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE ENDING. AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FOR THE ENTIRE WEEK REACHING 3 TO 4 INCHES. ALL OF THIS RAINFALL FALLING ON ALREADY SATURATED SOIL MAY CAUSE FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS...AND OTHER TYPICALLY FLOOD PRONE LOCATIONS. STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECASTS THIS WEEK IN CASE FLOOD WATCHES OR WARNINGS ARE NEEDED. AS ALWAYS...WHEN FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED...MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY. NEVER ATTEMPT TO CROSS A FLOODED ROADWAY. TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN! $$ SHAMBURGER



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