Rain snarls traffic in Nashville Monday morning

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Rain continued to fall across Nashville Monday morning, causing delays on many local interstates.

A crash on Interstate 40 East in Bellevue just after 4 a.m. was cleared relatively quickly, while an overturned tractor-trailer on Briley South near I-24 at 4:30 a.m. was not cleared until 8 a.m.

Authorities told News 2 the overturned vehicle was hauling groceries. The ramp reopened shortly after 5:48 a.m. and crews will return after 9 a.m. to remove the truck.

A second accident on I-24 near Sam Ridley Parkway caused backup of over 10 miles, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol.

An accident on I-65 south near mile-marker 75 was cleared by 8 a.m.

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More than 2,000 Cumberland Electric customers were without power in Montgomery, Robertson and Sumner counties. More than 2,000 NES customers were also affected.

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Temperatures are expected to bounce back to the low 60s Monday afternoon as some sun returns.

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A breeze of 25 mph is expected, and a stray shower is possible this afternoon north of I-40.

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