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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Tennessee, Kentucky

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Tennessee, Kentucky

CREATED May 22, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for much of Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky until 10 p.m.

The watch was issued just before 3 p.m. Thursday, for several counties in Middle Tennessee, including Davidson, Williamson, Wilson, Cheatham, Sumner, Rutherford, Montgomery, Robertson, Cannon, Smith, Overton and Fentress. 

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was also issued for several counties in Southern Kentucky, including Warren, Todd, Trigg, Muhlenberg and Christian.

NewsChannel 5 Meteorologist Lelan Statom said this weather system is not expected to be a widespread event. A few, isolated storms could be severe, with the possibility of hail and strong wind gusts.

As the evening progresses, the chance for storms will decrease across the area.