Storms are coming late today, but the worst is expected to stay south of Clarksville
CLARKSVILLE, TN (NOW CLARKSVILLE) – Widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms will move into our area in the late afternoon, but the worst of the thunderstorms are expected to remain well south of Clarksville.
According to the National Weather Service, this band will continue through the central state late into the night, bringing 1.5 to 2 inches of rain to Clarksville.
Localized flooding and some heavy storms are possible. The strongest storms are likely to occur west of Interstate 65 near the Tennessee-Alabama border.
We are under a wind advisory, with southeasterly winds 20-25 mph and gusts up to 35 mph expected until 10 p.m. Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree branches could be felled and some power outages could result.
For local weather alerts and updates, tune into Beaver 100.3, Q108, Z97.5, Rewind 94.3 or NewZee 105.5 radio stations.
Here is the day-to-day outlook.
This afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Breezy with highs in the mid 70s. Winds southeast 20-25 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
This evening: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 50s. Southerly winds 15-20 mph. Chance of rain almost 100%.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then partly sunny with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 15-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday evening: Rather cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 10-15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.