NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Weather forecasters are predicting heavy downpours of rain and the potential for severe storms as a weather system moves into Tennessee.
A wind advisory was issued Tuesday morning by The National Weather Service for all of West Tennessee and most of Middle Tennessee, except for the Cumberland Plateau. It was effective until 7 p.m. CDT.
Forecasters said most of this week will feature the chance of rain and thunderstorms each day into the weekend.
At Memphis, storms were expected late Tuesday night after high temperatures in the upper 80s. Some could bring heavy rain and destructive winds.
In Nashville, the storms are expected to begin in the early morning hours Wednesday around 1 a.m. to 3 a.m.
The line of storms moves into the Southeastern counties of Middle Tennessee by 6 a.m. to 7 a.m.
Storms are expected to begin in Knoxville, Chattanooga and the Tri-Cities after 8 a.m. EDT on Wednesday.