*EXPIRED* Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued

severe outlook for thursday may 6 updated

Mother’s Day Forecast – Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possibly. Read More Here.

UPDATE: May 6, 5:10pm

*This Warning Has Expired*

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Williamson County, as well as Davidson County, Dickson County, Rutherford County, Southern Sumner County, Wilson County, Cheatham County, Southern Trousdale County  and Northeastern Hickman County.

The Storm Prediction Center has enlarged our marginal risk of severe storms to include the Nashville metro area. Locations near the Tennessee River have also been upgraded to a slight risk of severe storms. The primary risk is damaging straight-line winds. Hail is also possible. The risk of tornadoes is very low.

severe outlook for thursday may 6 updated
photo: NWS

Original Story: May 6, 10:10am

Although it is cool right now in Middle Tennessee, National Weather Service (NWS) says more rain and thunderstorms are expected later Thursday. The timing on tonight’s storms is 5pm – 10pm, according to NashSevereWx.

However, Friday will be an ideal spring day with sun and a high near 69, making Friday a great day to be outdoors. Then, the rain moves in again with rain showers expected Saturday and more thunderstorms Sunday.

NWS Forecast Summary:

  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms will move through the area late Thursday afternoon into the early evening
  • Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible.
  • Picture perfect day on Friday with highs in the 60s.
  • Somewhat soggy weather pattern beginning on Saturday through at least the first half of next week. Strong to severe thunderstorms possible on Sunday

Live Weather Radar

Your Weekend Forecast

Sunny with a high near 69, low around 49 and increasing clouds on Friday night

High near 66, Low around 55

40% chance of showers during the day with a calm wind and a 20% chance of showers in the evening.

High near 78, Low around 55

Mostly cloudy with 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day and gusty winds as high as 25 mph

Showers and possibly thunderstorms continue into Sunday night. Chance of precipitation is 70%.