Heavy Rainfall Expected for Thursday

543 FGUS74 KOHX 121445 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- 169-175-177-181-185-187-189-122000- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN 945 AM CDT SUN OCT 12 2014 ...HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK... HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE...ESPECIALLY MONDAY EVENING AND MONDAY NIGHT. THIS COULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL LIKELY BE ISSUED BY MONDAY. OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS...THE MID STATE HAS RECEIVED SEVERAL EPISODES OF RAINFALL...AND MANY AREAS HAVE BECOME SATURATED. A STALLED FRONT OVER THE AREA WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY THROUGH MONDAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM ONE HALF INCH TO 2 INCHES...WHICH COULD CAUSE A FEW LOCALIZED FLOODING PROBLEMS. THE BIGGER CONCERN WILL BE WITH A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...WHICH WILL PRODUCE AN ADDITION 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL...WITH SOME LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS. THIS HEAVY...TO LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING. THIS WOULD INCLUDE WIDESPREAD STREET FLOODING....RISING WATERS IN CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND RAPIDLY RISING WATER IN LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINING AREAS. THIS COULD ALSO LEAD TO SOME FLOODING OF MAIN STEM RIVERS ACROSS MIDDLE TENNESSEE. STAY TUNED TO UPDATED FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS AS FLASH FLOOD WATCHES OR WARNINGS MAY BE ISSUED. AS ALWAYS...IF 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! $$ 27



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