CODE RED: Tornado Watch issued for parts of Tennessee, Kentucky


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UPDATE: Tornado Watch issued for Trigg, Christian, Todd, Logan, Simpson counties in Kentucky until 4 p.m.


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — FOX 17 News is in a Code Red Weather Alert as the severe weather risk has been raised for middle Tennessee.

A large portion of the mid-state has been place under an enhanced risk (3 out of 5) for severe weather on Thursday. Damaging winds and a tornado or two are possible.

A tornado watch for west Tennessee that includes, Henry, Benton and Decatur counties is issued until noon.

A wind advisory has also been issued until 7 p.m.

SkyWatch 17 meteorologists are monitoring the track and timing.

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2019-03-14 14:48:45

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