Nashville severe weather: Damaging winds biggest threat, isolated tornadoes possible

Nashville and Middle Tennessee will be under a wind advisory as potentially severe storms roll through the area overnight.

The National Weather Service said the advisory will go into effect about midnight and remain in place through noon Thursday.

Damaging wind gusts will be the most significant threat with the marginal risk for severe weather, NWS said. Though a tornado cannot be ruled out and heavy downpours could lead to localized flooding.

Nashville-area weather radar

Nashville forecast

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11 a.m. Windy during the day with a high near 63, low around 40.

Friday: Chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny with a high near 58, low around 34.

Saturday: Chance of showers with a high near 46, low around 28.

Sunday: Sunny with a high near 53, low around 35.

Monday: Mostly sunny with a high near 60, low around 42.

This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Nashville, Middle TN weather: Risk of severe storms, high winds later