Flash Flood Warnings for Rutherford Co. (Saturday 3-27-21)

Mar 27, 2021 at 12:26 pm by WGNS


Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Nashville TN
1214 PM CDT Sat Mar 27 2021

The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Northwestern Bedford County in middle Tennessee...
Northeastern Marshall County in middle Tennessee...
Southeastern Maury County in middle Tennessee...
Southwestern Rutherford County in middle Tennessee...
Southeastern Williamson County in middle Tennessee...

* Until 315 PM CDT.

* At 1214 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 2.5 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin
shortly.

HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE...Doppler radar.

IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...Murfreesboro, Columbia, Spring Hill, Chapel Hill, Eagleville, I-65 East Of Columbia, Rover and Rockvale.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.