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CODE RED: Flash flood watch, wind advisories issued with second round of storms

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FOX 17 News remains in a Code Red Weather Alert as a Wind Advisory and Flash Flood Watch has been extended for several counties in middle Tennessee.

A Flash Flood Watch was issued from 3 p.m. to midnight for northern middle Tennessee counties. Additional rainfall could cause flooding on already saturated ground.

Remember to never drive through high water.

Winds from 20 to 30 MPH with gusts up to 35 to 40 MPH are possible. The Wind Advisory is in effect until 7 p.m.

These strong winds on an already saturated grounds could down trees. Stay alert throughout the day.

A second round of storms are expected to pass through Nashville this afternoon. The rain should arrive around noon to 1 p.m. in western counties and push through the FOX 17 News viewing area. Quick, heavy downpours are expected on already saturated ground and winds are expected to pick up.

Make sure to watch out for creeks and streams that may be running high.

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The warning goes through 8:30 a.m. Thursday for Davidson, Dickson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson, Cheatham and Trousdale counties.

The rain caused several schools to close or delay classes on Thursday. Click here for the latest list.

A second round of storms are expected to pass through Nashville this afternoon. The rain should arrive around noon to 1 p.m. in western counties and push through the FOX 17 News viewing area. Quick, heavy downpours are expected on already saturated ground and winds are expected to pick up.

Make sure to watch out for creeks and streams that may be running high.

The Music City Star has canceled all commuter rail service due to impassable rail tracks in Wilson County at Cairo Bend Road.

There have been numerous reports of flooding after heavy rain fell on Wednesday.

Nashville measured 4" of rain on Wednesday, according to National Weather Service Nashville. The NWS, in 149 years of record keeping, it was just the 21st time Nashville has measured 4" of rain in a single day.

Humphreys and Dickson counties measured more than 6" of rain. More than 5" of rain fell in Cheatham County where a woman was killed after being swept away by flood waters.

A flash flood warning has been extended until 8:30 a.m. for Davidson, North Central Rutherford, Southern Sumner, NW Williamson, Wilson, SE Cheatham and SW Trousdale counties.


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