Damaging winds, hail possible as storms move through Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Storms moving through Middle Tennessee Wednesday evening have the potential to become strong and an isolated severe storm is possible.

Photo: WKRN
Photo: WKRN

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky until 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Damaging straight line winds and large hail the are the primary concerns with this system. Click here to view the News 2 StormTracker forecast. 

In Lebanon, Tennessee, five utility poles fell during the afternoon storm.

In Sumner County, deputies told News 2 they were responding to reports of at least 15 trees down across the area. One main road was blocked on Fairfield Road between Portland and Westmoreland.

Another round of storms is expected to push in from the northwest around or after midnight, again with the threat of damaging winds. Lows will only drop to the mid 70s and patchy fog is possible where the rain falls.

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