Heather Mathis, NewsChannel 5

Heather Mathis

NewsChannel 5

Nashville, TN, United States

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Past articles by Heather:

Storm 5 Alert: NW Tennessee could see damaging wind, isolated tornadoes Friday morning

A cold front will bring a line of showers and storms into our northwest counties just after midnight. → Read More

Storm 5 Alert: Damaging winds possible Thursday night, isolated tornadoes can't be ruled out

We'll have on and off again rain chances over the next week. → Read More

Emergency alerts prove crucial during nighttime severe weather events

Nighttime tornadoes are significantly more dangerous, because people are asleep and are often unaware of incoming dangerous weather. → Read More

9-year-old survives being ripped from bedroom window in Mt. Juliet tornado

A 9-year-old boy survived being sucked out of his bedroom window in Mt. Juliet when the tornado passed through the area Tuesday morning. → Read More

Soaking rain, flooding possible in Middle Tennessee on Thursday and Friday

A soaking rain starts early Thursday and looks to bring 1.5 to 3 inches of rain to Middle Tennessee by Saturday morning. → Read More

Storm 5 Alert: Heavy rain, damaging straight-line winds Monday

A powerful cold front will bring scattered rain and storms to the area Monday. → Read More

Snow in Middle Tennessee: Rain will transition to snow as front moves through on Tuesday

A strong front is expected to bring much colder temperatures and the chance for snow on Tuesday. → Read More

Storm 5 Alert Saturday: Scattered storms, damaging wind possible

NewsChannel 5 has issued a Storm 5 Alert for 3 p.m. until midnight Saturday as strong wind and scattered storms will create hazardous travel conditions tonight across Middle Tennessee. → Read More

Are building codes in Middle Tennessee enough to withstand strong tornadoes?

As more people are moving to Middle Tennessee, meteorologists with the National Weather Service want new home builders to be aware at how their home is being constructed. → Read More

Damaging winds, isolated tornadoes possible Sunday: What you need to know

The Storm Prediction Center has the Interstate 65 corridor in a slight risk for storms, while areas along the Plateau are under an enhanced risk. → Read More

Storm 5 Alert issued for threat of severe storms Wednesday evening

A Storm 5 Alert is in effect for Wednesday evening for the threat of strong to severe storms. → Read More