WEATHER ALERT: Scattered strong storms this evening

NASHVILLE, Tenn (WKRN) – A broken line of strong thunderstorms will slowly move southeast across middle Tennessee this evening, generally south and east of Nashville. Frequent lightning, gusty winds, heavy downpours and small hail are all possible with these storms. Some trees have been reported knocked down by thunderstorm winds near the Popes Hill area in Smith County early this evening. Also trees reported down on main street in Gordonsville in Smith County.

The thunderstorms should slowly dissipate by late this evening as they move south.

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The Storm Prediction Center has all of Tennessee in a “Marginal” risk for severe weather through tonight.

The heat advisory that had been out much of the latter part of this week expired at 7pm Sunday evening. It will still be hot and humid this week, just not as oppressive and the temperatures not quite as hot.

Keep an eye on the radar at wkrn.com/radar.

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