A Significant Weather Advisory has been issued for Wilson, Rutherford and Davidson Counties by the National Weather Service Office in Old Hickory.
Meteorologists were tracking strong thunderstorms around 2:50 p.m. near Rural Hill which were moving west at 25 mph.
Locations in the path of the storm included Mt. Juliet, Percy Priest Lake, Hermitage among other areas.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning strikes, brief heavy rainfall, hail up to nickel size and winds 50-55 mph were expected with these storms.
Conditions were expected to remain favorable for additional storms later into the evening.