CODE RED: Flood watch issued for Middle Tennessee for weekend rain

(Fox 17 News)

FOX 17 News is in a Code Red Weather Alert as a flood watch has been issued for most of Middle Tennessee in anticipation of weekend rain.

The flash flood watch was issued from Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon. Rain will fall off from Saturday through Monday morning.

SkyWatch 17 Chief Meteorologist Katy Morgan most areas could see 2" to 3" of rain the weekend washout, with some locally heavier amounts possible on the Cumberland Plateau.

Areas along the Cumberland Plateau will see the most rain. Flooding could be an issues for low-lying areas near rivers and streams.

Watch Katy Morgan's full explanation below:

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