Severe weather

Photo courtesy of National Weather Service—Nashville

Strong wind gusts and isolated tornadoes are possible during Monday night's storms, according to the National Weather Service — Nashville.

The threat of severe weather in Nashville is expected between 9 p.m. and midnight. As the line of storms moves through the state, NWS Nashville says risks include — in the following order — "damaging straight-line winds, a few tornadoes and isolated flash-flooding."

"Strong storms tonight may spawn a few tornadoes while many of you are sleeping," the National Weather Service—Nashville said around noon Monday. "Any tornadoes that develop will be moving fast (40 to 50 mph) and will spin up quickly, so it's important that you are able to act very quickly if a warning is issued."

Severe weather

Photo courtesy of National Weather Service—Nashville

What to know

As of Monday afternoon, Nashville has been issued an Enhanced Risk (level 3 of 5) for severe storms by the Storm Prediction Center. According to NSW Nashville, the greatest threat will be west of the Cumberland Plateau.

NWS Nashville urges people to have multiple ways of receiving warnings in the event of severe weather, including during overnight hours.

What's the Election Day forecast?

On Tuesday, voters can expect a mostly sunny day with a high around 67. The temperature is expected to drop to 56 degrees when the polls close at 7 p.m.

How do I report a power outage?

In the event you lose power, Nashville Electric Service customers can report an outage on its website, text "OUT" to 637797 (NESPWR) or 615-234-0000.

Customers can also see county-wide outages on this map.

Dylan Skye Aycock is a Nashville-based journalist and photographer. As a reporter for Rover, Aycock follows transportation, housing and retail trends, as well as other hyperlocal and city-wide issues that affect residents in Green Hills and Belle Meade.

She previously contributed written and visual content to The Murfreesboro Pulse, American Songwriter Magazine and The Tennessean. Aycock earned a journalism degree from Middle Tennessee State University, where she honed her craft as editor-in-chief of Sidelines, the university's student-run publication. When she's not out on assignment or live-tweeting city council meetings, you can find her discovering new local spots or catching a show at one of Nashville's many music venues.


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