— — Nashville’s grocery stores have closed, and restaurants are closing as a result of the Tropical Storm Harvey, the National Weather Service said Tuesday.

The NWS said Tropical Storm Isaac was moving toward the Tennessee Gulf Coast at 6:15 p.m.


It is expected to strengthen to an average tropical storm strength by Thursday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph.

A total of 5,000 people were evacuated from shelters on Tuesday.

The NPS said in a tweet that all the evacuation centers and shelter sites are now closed and that no new shelters have been opened.

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