Most all of southern Middle Tennessee, including Coffee County, is under an “enhanced“ risk for severe weather Monday night (Nov. 5), according to the National Weather Service office in Nashville. The northern part of the midstate is under a "slight" risk of severe storms.

”The latest forecast models continue to bring a high-sheared environment into the area capable of tornado development Monday night,” NWS posted to its social media channels Sunday. 

While timing is subject to change, latest models as of early Monday have the threat beginning at approximately  10 p.m. in the Coffee County area, and lasting through approximately 4 a.m.

NWS says to expect numerous gusts of wind up to 60 miles-per-hour and isolated gusts up to 70mph. Tornadoes are possible and isolated flash flooding is also possible.

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