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Storm 5 Alert: Strong storms with threat of damaging wind, flooding on Tuesday afternoon

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Stay weather aware on Tuesday as strong storms with the threat of damaging wind are possible.

A Storm 5 Alert is in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The first short wave moved into the area around 4 a.m. but Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky are still experiencing its impact with heavy rain, cloud-to-ground lightning and gusty winds.

Tuesday afternoon, a second short wave will move across the area possibly bringing heavy rain with localized flooding, lightning and gusty winds.

A Flash Flood Watch is out for our Southern Kentucky counties until 8 p.m.