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UPDATE: Wilson on alert for severe weather
Mar 18, 2013 9:30 pm
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Lebanon and Wilson County on Monday until 10 a.m. The warning also includes Trousdale County.
NWS forecasters said a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph from Westmoreland to Lebanon were moving east at 50 mph.
The NWS previously issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Wilson County on Monday morning with several warnings issued in areas to the west.
According to Capt. Steve Spencer, forecaster with Wilson Emergency Management Agency, a cold front will move into Wilson County from the west Monday generating severe thunderstorm warnings and tornado warnings.
Spencer advised to monitor weather conditions for possible warnings at any time.
A tornado warning was issued for Davidson County just after 8 a.m. but was downgraded soon after.