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Freeze Warning for Rutherford County
Freeze Warning for Rutherford County

The lowest temperatures of the fall led the National Weather Service to issue a freeze warning for Rutherford County and much of Middle Tennessee.

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Lighting Deaths Up in Tennessee
Lighting Deaths Up in Tennessee

Lightning deaths are at a 10-year high in Tennessee and make up for 25 percent of deadly lightning strikes nationwide.

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More Heat & Humidity for Rutherford County
More Heat & Humidity for Rutherford County

Expect the heat and humidity to continue to keep its grip on Rutherford County through the week.

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Severe Weather Possible This Evening
Severe Weather Possible This Evening

The Storm Prediction Center has placed northwestern Rutherford County in a moderate risk (level 4 of 5) for severe weather, while the rest of the county is in an enhanced risk (level 3 of 5).

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Severe Weather Expected Monday
Severe Weather Expected Monday

A strong system will bring the threat of severe thunderstorms to Rutherford County and much of southern Middle Tennessee Monday.

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TORNADO WATCH for Rutherford Co. Until 11pm
TORNADO WATCH for Rutherford Co. Until 11pm

A TORNADO WATCH has been issued for Rutherford County until 11pm. High winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes are possible with storms this afternoon and evening.

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: More Snow on the Way
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: More Snow on the Way

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for one to two inches of snow to fall in Rutherford County and much of Middle Tennessee tonight and Tuesday.

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Cold Weather; Wintery Mix by Week's End
Cold Weather; Wintery Mix by Week's End

A dramatic swing in temperatures - compared to what we've been experiencing - is expected by the weekend with the possibility of wintery weather.

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Veterans Tribute at VA Hospital CANCELLED!
Veterans Tribute at VA Hospital CANCELLED!

Saturday morning's Veterans Tribute and Parade at the Alvin C. York VA Medical Center has been cancelled due to bad weather in the forecast.

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"Nate" Brings Wet Weather to Mid-State; More to Come

Heavy rain soaked Rutherford County as what was left of Hurricane Nate crossed Middle Tennessee.

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NWS: Wind Advisory, Gusts Up to 50 MPH
NWS: Wind Advisory, Gusts Up to 50 MPH

The National Weather Service believes the remnants of Irma could bring winds strong enough to take down a few tree limbs and power lines.

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Farmer's Almanac Predicts
Farmer's Almanac Predicts "Cold, Snowy" Winter in Tennessee

Cooler weather in September have ushered in an early fall pattern. That's leaving many wondering how does this winter look?

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Storms Bring Wrecks and Ham Radio Field Day
Storms Bring Wrecks and Ham Radio Field Day

The high winds and rain that blew across Rutherford County Friday afternoon left a rash of crumpled finders in the wake. There were numerous vehicle crashes in all parts of the area.

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Tornado Watch for Rutherford County Until 9pm
Tornado Watch for Rutherford County Until 9pm

A TORNADO WATCH is in effect for Rutherford County and most of Middle Tennessee until 9pm. Severe thunderstorms with large hail, high winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible this afternoon and evening.

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Rutherford Co. Dodges Damaging Weather
Rutherford Co. Dodges Damaging Weather

While portions of the midstate saw damage from severe thunderstorms, Rutherford County was spared from the worst.

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Snow Chances for Rutherford County
Snow Chances for Rutherford County

The first winter weather of the year could impact travel as we approach the weekend.

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Storms and Snow First Week of 2017
Storms and Snow First Week of 2017

Up and down weather is expected this first week of 2017. Early week storms and mild temperatures will give way to much colder weather by the end of the week.

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Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory

A winter weather advisory is in effect from midnight until 6am Sunday for Rutherford County and much of Middle Tennessee.

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Severe Weather Possible Overnight
Severe Weather Possible Overnight

Severe thunderstorms are possible across all of Middle Tennessee tonight (Tuesday). Areas south and southeast of Nashville, including Murfreesboro, Smyrna and La Vergne, is where the greatest threat for isolated tornadoes will occur.

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High Winds Leave Damage & Attributed to Death in Ruth. Co.
High Winds Leave Damage & Attributed to Death in Ruth. Co.

High winds that accompanied storms here in Rutherford County left some structural damage and is even the suspected cause of death of a Milton man.

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TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 1AM
TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 1AM

A TORNADO WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR RUTHERFORD COUNTY UNTIL 1AM.

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Tornado Watch Until 10pm; Events Altered
Tornado Watch Until 10pm; Events Altered

A tornado watch is in effect until 10pm. There are several events that are canceled or times changed. Click READ MORE for additional details.

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Severe Storms Possible Tuesday
Severe Storms Possible Tuesday

Tuesday will be a day to be weather aware. The Storm Prediction Center has placed Rutherford County and most of Middle Tennessee in an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday.

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Significant Snow Possible for RuCo Friday
Significant Snow Possible for RuCo Friday

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Rutherford County and much of Middle Tennessee from 6am Friday until 6am on Saturday by the National Weather Service. Snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are possible with locally higher amounts.

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Severe Storms Possible This Afternoon

The National Weather Service says there's a chance of severe thunderstorms this (Tuesday) afternoon. Today's storms could bring with them hail and especially high winds. It's expected to be a rainy week - off and on.

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Severe Weather Possible Today
Severe Weather Possible Today

Tornado watch in effect for Rutherford County until 9pm tonight. Severe thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening in Middle Tennessee. We may also see damaging straight line winds and large hail are likely. Stay with the NewsRadio WGNS Weather Eye team of meteorologists for any watches or warnings. Also, sign up now to receive text alerts on your cell phone of weather bulletins. We have links on our website, WGNSRadio.com.

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Seasons Change; Spring Arrives Friday
Seasons Change; Spring Arrives Friday

Spring has sprung...or will OFFICIALLY Friday. Spring arrives at 5:45 Friday afternoon. While temperatures have been a tad cooler the last few days, temperatures will resemble the season Friday with highs in the 60's.

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Rainy Week
Rainy Week

After a rainy start to the week, expect more wet weather. After an inch or two of rain, at least that much more is expected through Saturday here in Rutherford County.

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Worst February Weather in 20-Years; March Coming in Like Lion
Worst February Weather in 20-Years; March Coming in Like Lion

The worst ice storm in 20-years for Rutherford County highlighted the month of February and now March is coming in like a lion!

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Middle Tennessee State University is CLOSED Due to Weather
Middle Tennessee State University is CLOSED Due to Weather

Middle Tennessee State University is CLOSED due to inclement weather. Remaining Friday day and evening classes will be cancelled, along with all planned university activities. University offices also will be closed.

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MTSU closes Wednesday Because of Continuing Inclement Weather
MTSU closes Wednesday Because of Continuing Inclement Weather

Middle Tennessee State University will remain closed Wednesday because of continuing inclement weather. The closing includes all day and night classes, and all offices and activities planned for Wednesday.

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RuCo Offices to Open Wednesday
RuCo Offices to Open Wednesday

Rutherford County Governmental Offices are planning to re-open Wednesday. That's after being closed due to the weather on Tuesday.

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Ice Storm Warning
Ice Storm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued an ICE STORM WARNING for Rutherford County.

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District Basketball Tournaments Delayed for Weather
District Basketball Tournaments Delayed for Weather

Icy conditions have forced tournament directors for both the District 7AAA and 9A Tournaments here in the county to postpone Monday evening games.

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District Basketball Tournaments Delayed for Weather
District Basketball Tournaments Delayed for Weather

Icy conditions have forced tournament directors for both the District 7AAA and 9A Tournaments here in the county to postpone Monday evening games.

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Accidents on I-24, Middle Tennessee Blvd. and More
Accidents on I-24, Middle Tennessee Blvd. and More

Reports from the road indicate the slippery conditions are getting worse.

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Electric Department Outage Maps
Electric Department Outage Maps

We have links to outage maps for MTEMC and NES (servicing parts of Smyrna/La Vergne) and one to REPORT outages for Murfreesboro Electric (no map available for MED).

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February Icy, Sleet, Snow (PHOTOS)
February Icy, Sleet, Snow (PHOTOS)

NewsRadio WGNS staff and listeners have been contributing photos of the February 16th ice, sleet and snow. If you have photos to share, email them to news@wgnsradio.com.

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MT Baseball Home Opener Postponed
MT Baseball Home Opener Postponed

The Middle Tennessee baseball home opener originally scheduled for Tuesday against Lipscomb has been postponed due to winter weather conditions across the area.

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Ice Storm Forces NewsRadio WGNS Off The Air
Ice Storm Forces NewsRadio WGNS Off The Air

The ice storm of 2015 has temporarily claimed another victim. The storm has caused a disruption in the transmission from the studios of NewsRadio WGNS to the radio tower.

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MTSU closes Tuesday
MTSU closes Tuesday

Middle Tennessee State University will be closed Tuesday because of inclement weather. No day or night classes will be held and all offices and departments will be closed.

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Grocery Store Shelves Stripped of Essentials
Grocery Store Shelves Stripped of Essentials

Rutherford Countians used Sunday to get ready for a wintry blast of snow, sleet and freezing rain. Every grocery store was full and lines long to get the essentials. We have some photos of empty bread and milk shelves.

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Wintry Weather Travel
Wintry Weather Travel

Wintry weather travel is strongly discouraged as snow, sleet and freezing rain will leave roads a mess. Officials say the biggest thing to remember when driving on slick roads is that you should dramatically reduce speed.

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Dangerously Cold Weather This Week
Dangerously Cold Weather This Week

The coldest weather of the season will invade Rutherford County and Middle Tennessee this week. Artic air is on the way for midweek that will plunge temperatures to near zero overnight Wednesday.

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Murfreesboro advises motorists to use caution navigating flooded streets
Murfreesboro advises motorists to use caution navigating flooded streets

Motorists are urged to use caution this afternoon and this evening following heavy rains this past weekend with more rain and a powerful storm system expected.

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Severe Weather and Flooding Possible through Tuesday
Severe Weather and Flooding Possible through Tuesday

Rough weather is expected for the mid-state. Severe weather is possible anytime through Tuesday. However, a cold front will sweep through overnight Monday into Tuesday and it's likely to bring intense storms.

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Cool Start to October
Cool Start to October

We saw the first scattered frost of the season and it came several weeks early. A plunge of chilly air moved in last Friday night.

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"Hail" of a Storm

Stormy weather can be expected much of the week. Monday saw morning and afternoon storms, some which produced small hail.

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Frost Advisory Sunday Morning
Frost Advisory Sunday Morning

An early frost is likely for Rutherford and surrounding counties. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory from 4-8am as temperatures drop to the mid-and-upper 30's. A frost advisory means frost is likely and sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

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Meteorologist Predicts Upcoming Winter Worse than Last
Meteorologist Predicts Upcoming Winter Worse than Last

If you thought last winter was bad, you might want to brace yourself. According to survivaljoe.net, Winter 2015 should be worse.

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Storms Leave Damage in Smyrna

As severe thunderstorms rolled through Rutherford County Wednesday, they left some damage behind.

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How to Get Weather Information

WGNS offers a text alert service and will send weather information to your cell phone. Also, Rutherford County Emergency Management has a new service called "ALERT RUTHERFORD."

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Intense Storms, Including Tornadoes, Possible Through Tuesday
Intense Storms, Including Tornadoes, Possible Through Tuesday

The wording from the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center about the potential for severe weather for Middle Tennessee was designed to get our attention. And it should. Severe thunderstorms, some with damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes, are possible in Middle Tennessee. 

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Storm Update for Monday Night and Tuesday
Storm Update for Monday Night and Tuesday

The National Weather Service reports the chance for severe weather continues to linger between now and 9PM this evening. We may see hail and increasing rain. That chance for severe weather again continues on Tuesday. As rainfall is expected this Monday evening, flash flooding will likely be a problem. 

Note: There is still a possibility of isolated tornadoes. 

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Stormy Thursday
Stormy Thursday

A very strong weather system will bring a large area of very strong winds Thursday. National Weather Service meteorologists say the system will also pull warm, moist, unstable air north from the Gulf of Mexico.

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The Temps will Drop to 5-Degrees Thursday Night - Are You Prepared?

The TVA, Murfreesboro Electric and Middle Tennessee Electric are prepared for the upcoming nights that will bring with them a drop in temperatures, all the way down to 5-degrees. Are you ready for it? If you are in need of a blanket, WGNS has large (new) wool blankets that we will be happy to bring your way while supplies last, just call 893-5373. 

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DEEP FREEZE: PHOTOS - Coldest Weather in Almost 20-Years
DEEP FREEZE: PHOTOS - Coldest Weather in Almost 20-Years
PHOTOS: The coldest weather in almost 20-years is here and Rutherford Countians have been preparing for the worst. Many grocery store shelves were stripped of essentials and lines at local gas stations long in anticipation of the storm. 
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Weather Transition Time Line
Weather Transition Time Line
Check out this forecast for Murfreesboro this afternoon and evening, to show you just how quickly things are expected to change.
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DEEP FREEZE: Winter Weather Advisory
DEEP FREEZE: Winter Weather Advisory
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Rutherford County, in anticipation of 1-to-2 inches of snow here, possibly as much as 3-inches.
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Beware: Frozen Pipes in your home can ruin your day!!!!
Beware: Frozen Pipes in your home can ruin your day!!!!
The Monday weather forecast for Rutherford County is pretty extreme! The high on Monday will be around 12-degrees followed by a low of 1-degree on Tuesday.
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This Past Saturday Storms Brought High Winds (Pictures)
This Past Saturday Storms Brought High Winds (Pictures)
Severe thunderstorms pushed through Rutherford County just after 9:30 Saturday night. They brought high winds and tornado warnings for a couple of hours.
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Cold & Flurries This Week
Cold & Flurries This Week
Get ready for a rude awakening, weatherwise, this week. A strong cold front will sweep across the mid-state tomorrow (Tuesday), bringing blustery conditions and arctic air. 
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Rainy, Windy Halloween
High winds and rain put a damper on Halloween for many. While the strong thunderstorms never materialized, severe thunderstorm warnings were issued because of high winds Thursday night. Peak wind gusts of 60 miles per hour were reported in several locations in Rutherford County. 
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Frost Replaced by "Indian Summer" and Late Week Storms
A cold weekend and the first frost of the season are long gone. Warmer temperatures are back for Rutherford County this week. "Indian Summer" weather will push temperatures in the mid-70's by the middle of the week.
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Almanac Predicts Cold, Snowy Winter
At least one publication is predicting an interesting weather here in Tennessee this year. Mare-Anne Jarvela with the Old Farmer's Almanac spells out their prediction for our winter.
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Heat Index Values Near 100
Summer may have had a late start, but it's here now. Heat index values are expected to rise into the mid 90s and near 100 rest of the week and through the weekend.
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Soggy Start to July

An uncharacteristic start to July brought heavy rainfall to Rutherford County and Middle Tennessee. Locally, four-inches of rainfall was common from the 4th of July through yesterday (Sunday). 

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Spring-like Temperatures to Return
While the calendar says it's spring, this week's weather has been anything but. Well below normal temperatures the first half of the week even left behind a dusting of snowfall in Rutherford County. 
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CONFIRMED: Tornado Strikes Christiana
The cleanup from Monday's severe weather continues, especially in southern Rutherford County. A storm, which prompted a tornado warning at 12:15, left behind damage in the Christiana.
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Tornado Strikes Eagleville
National Weather Service has been out for the last couple of days across Middle Tennessee surveying storm damage. 
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Old Man Winter Returns
Old Man Winter Returns
Baby, it's COLD outside. An arctic front has arrived, putting the brakes on the mild weekend weather. In fact, the colder air may be around for awhile, with several fronts ushering in reinforcing cold air over the coming days and a chance of snow towards the end of the week.
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What Are The Chances of a White Christmas?
So, what are the chances of a white Christmas on any given year in Middle Tennessee? Since the winter of 1884 and 1885, when snowfall records began in Nashville, snow has fallen 24 times on Christmas Day. Only 10  have been a measurable amount. A measurable amount is one tenth of an inch or more.
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