On and Off Rain and Thunderstorms

Hail, lightning, heavy rain and rainbows…all being reported and photographed today. Rain and thunderstorms have fired up this afternoon, most have remained below severe limits, that means hail smaller than 1″ in diameter and winds below 60 mph.

There was one warning this afternoon in southern Dickson County, prompted in part to larger hail. A piece of that quarter size hail was shared by one of our viewers.

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1″ size hail in Dickson

 

 

Most of the hail reported was small.

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Dickson

Some the thunderstorms were producing quite a bit of lightning.

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White County

The showers and thunderstorms will diminish as the sun goes down. I do love the rainbows these showers create.  Alexandra and Kirk snapped this photo and said it was a good sign for the Nashville Predators.

LS Rainbow over Bridgestone

More rain and thundershowers are possible on Wednesday and Thursday. I’m carrying a 30% chance, so I’m not expecting widespread rain.

By Friday the pattern changes to a more southerly flow, this will set the stage for more showers and thunderstorms across the area.  The timing is not so great as this keeps the chance of rain going into the weekend. So far it looks like the rain could be heavy this weekend, but there shouldn’t be an organized severe weather outbreak.

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I’ll have an update on Channel 4 News at 10pm.

Lisa Spencer

 

 

 

 

 

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About Lisa Spencer

Lisa Spencer is the chief meteorologist at WSMV Channel 4 Nashville. You can catch her weathercasts weekdays at 5pm, 6pm and 10pm.
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