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Rain in middle Tennessee today has already achieved the second-highest total in one day (average across the midstate of 9.4 inches) and as I write this, there are five hours left in the day. Some areas have exceeded 12 inches. The present record was set in 1979.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Interstate 24 was closed at Bell Road because of a massive amount of flooding on the roadway Saturday, killing one person.In the screen grab of WSMV-TV's coverage, you can see the interstate is entirely covered to a depth of about four feet near the top of the pic.
At 5:30 p.m, Interstate 24 was closed at Bell Road because of a massive amount of flooding on the roadway. About 70 cars on the interstate were submerged by the flood waters, but no injuries were reported.
Heavy thunderstorms are forecast to continue all day Sunday. More pics: