Over 2.5 million people across the region are under flood warnings through Thursday evening, according to CNN Meteorologist Michael Guy.
Nashville and most of Central Tennessee could receive one to two inches of rainfall, which will only exacerbate the ongoing flooding issues in the region’s creeks and rivers, Guy said.
Nashville witnessed its second-highest ever two-day rainfall toll over the weekend. And while the water has started to recede in some areas, many already inundated rivers and creeks could flood again give the extra rainfall predicted.
Seven killed across Tennessee in flooding
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency said in a statement Monday night it was monitoring river gauge reports in case it needed to respond to more flooding.
Boil water notices have been issued in multiple counties and cities and the agency said 68 people had to take shelter in eight hotels statewide after the storm.
TEMA said it was still assessing damages and several roadways remained closed because of high water.
The flooding claimed the lives of seven people, according to the agency, with five people dead in Davidson County, one person dead in Cheatham County and another dead in Hawkins County.
Two of the victims in Nashville were identified Sunday as men in their 60’s and 70’s whose cars were swept up in the fast-moving waters.
“Hammond was swept away by floodwaters after getting out of his car that had become stuck on Flintlock Ct.,” police said.
Information on the fifth death in Davidson County was not available.