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PHOTOS: 2013 flash flooding in Nashville

WKRN Nashville 8/13/2022 Caitlin Huff
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - This week marks 9 years since major flash flooding hit areas of northern Nashville in 2013.

The National Weather Service said the flash flood struck in the early morning hours of August 8. Rainfall totals ranged from two inches to eight inches in some areas.

Baby among family rescued in flash flooding nine years ago

NWS said more than a 100 homes and business were damaged, and Nashville OEM responded to more than 200 calls for help from residents. Dozens of water rescues took place across the city, including I-24 and Briley Parkway.

Here’s a look back at some of the images News 2 captured of that harrowing day.

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  • 2013 North Nashville Flash Flood (WKRN photo) © Provided by WKRN Nashville 2013 North Nashville Flash Flood (WKRN photo)
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  • 2013 North Nashville Flash Flood (WKRN photo) © Provided by WKRN Nashville 2013 North Nashville Flash Flood (WKRN photo)
  • 2013 North Nashville Flash Flood (WKRN photo) © Provided by WKRN Nashville 2013 North Nashville Flash Flood (WKRN photo)
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That same storm system caused major flash flooding in northern parts of Wilson County, with the worst of it in Mount Juliet, according to the NWS.

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