CAUTION: Heat Index Values up to 110-Degrees Now Through Thursday Afternoon

Jun 15, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

A heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect now through Thursday, June 16th at 7PM for Rutherford County. Heat index values are expected to reach.... Read More

NewsChannel 5 Updates the Week's Forecast

Apr 25, 2022 at 09:05 am by Producer

WGNS' Bryan Barrett talks to  Storm 5 Weather Team Meteorologist Nikki-Dee Ray (NewsChannel 5) about the week's weather forecast, including changes today after a bea.... Read More

Tornado Watch until 1AM for Rutherford Co.

Mar 29, 2022 at 04:29 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: Tornado WATCH for Rutherford Co. until 1am. Extremely high winds expected with storms along with the possibly of isolated tornadoes.   Previosly Reported.... Read More

Today's forecast by News Channel 5 meteorologist Lelan Statom

Mar 28, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

On Monday morning, WGNS spoke to Storm 5 meteorologist Lelan Statom about this week's forecast and more. Listen to what Statom had to say about this coming Wednesday...

Flooding and other increased weather-related events throughout Middle Tennessee are costly and dangerous

Mar 16, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Weather related events seem to be increasing in Middle Tennessee, according to Krissy Hurley of the National Weather Service in Nashville…Throughout the entire state of.... Read More

MTE continues to offer payment options as members receive higher bills due to the cold weather

Feb 15, 2022 at 07:20 am by WGNS

The recent wave of extreme cold weather has led to a wave of increased energy bills for many Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) members.Heating and cooling costs can account for.... Read More

Weather Permitting: MTSU Africana Studies director to keynote MLK observance at MTSU Jan. 17

Jan 14, 2022 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University will observe the 26th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and a special evening ceremo.... Read More

Local homeless man found deceased in Murfreesboro

Jan 13, 2022 at 04:14 pm by WGNS

A homeless man was found deceased in Murfreesboro on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.The Murfreesboro Police Department confirmed that officers responded to the area of 173 Brid.... Read More

TEMA and Rutherford County EMS Offers Winter Weather Preparedness Tips

Jan 05, 2022 at 07:31 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— With Sunday night’s snowfall amounts and more expected on Thursday, Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency is teaming up with the Ten.... Read More

Ida's Impacts on Middle Tennessee

Aug 29, 2021 at 05:49 pm by WGNS

Hurricane Ida blew into the Louisiana coast Sunday with fierce 150mph winds and now has her eyes set on Middle Tennessee. The National Weather Service expects heavy rain and.... Read More

Tropical Weather Could Impact Middle Tennessee

Aug 27, 2021 at 11:53 am by WGNS

The National Weather Service in Nashville is closely watching the track of Ida. The storm after hitting the Louisiana coast is expected to potentially track near Middle Tennes.... Read More

Program Helps Elderly and Disabled Residents who Lack AC or Fan During Hot Months

Jul 27, 2021 at 08:06 am by WGNS

The longstanding Cool-Aid program based in Murfreesboro continues to heat up as temperatures rise throughout Rutherford County.Started over 30-years ago, the volunteer based p.... Read More

Strong Storms Throughout Tuesday

May 04, 2021 at 07:23 am by WGNS

You can expect two rounds of severe weather today (May 4, 2021) in Rutherford County, along with surrounding communities, according to the National Weather Service.  The.... Read More

Total of SIX Weather Related Deaths in Tennessee

Mar 30, 2021 at 10:07 am by WGNS

There were a total of six deaths throughout the state, as a result of the recent storms and flooding. Reports indicate that number could grow as some are still hospitalized. T.... Read More

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

Mar 27, 2021 at 12:26 pm by WGNS

Flash Flood WarningNational Weather Service Nashville TN115 PM CDT Sat Mar 27 2021 The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Northe.... Read More

UPDATE: “Hours of Service Waiver” Issued in TENNESSEE to limit disruptions to fuel transportation

Feb 17, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

The State of Tennessee has activated an Emergency Operations Center in Nashville that is staffed to monitor weather, road conditions, and address any life safety needs….... Read More

Hottest Temperatures of Summer So Far This Week

Jul 13, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

The hottest weather we've had so far this summer is expected this week. Temperatures will be in the upper 80's to low 90's through Tuesday, but then Mother Nature turns up th.... Read More