Rainfall drenches Wilson


From Post staff reports

Wilson County saw at least 2 inches of rain as a storm system moved through the area on Tuesday, cooling the air and soaking the ground.

A flood advisory and a wind advisory were issued yesterday for Wilson County and much of Middle Tennessee by the National Weather Service Office in Old Hickory as the storm system moved in from the west and south.

The forecast said temperatures will turn colder this week and may bring a slight chance of snow by Friday night.

There is a 20 percent chance of rain today before noon. Skies will be mostly cloudy with the temperature falling to about 38 degrees by 5 p.m. It will be windy with a west-southwest wind 20-25 mph with gusts as high as 35 mph.

It will be mostly cloudy tonight but gradually becoming mostly clear with a low near 24. Wind will be out of the west at 10-20 mph with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Skies Thursday will be sunny, and it will be cold with a high of 38. The wind will be west-northwest at 10-15 mph with gusts as high as 25 mph. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with a low of about 22 and a north wind at 5-10 mph.

Friday will be mostly cloudy with a high of 41. The wind will be out of the north at 5 mph becoming southeast. There is a 30 percent chance of rain and snow Friday night under mostly cloudy skies. The low should be around freezing at 32 degrees. The wind will be northeast at 5-10 mph becoming southeast.

The rain and snow chance increases to 50 percent on Saturday. Skies should be mostly cloudy with a high of about 43. Wind will be out of the south at 5-10 mph becoming northeast. The low Saturday night should be around 32.