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Cumberland River at Clarksville to Crest Tonight

 

National Weather Service (NWS)

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports water levels on the Cumberland River from the Nashville area to Ashland City have crested and are beginning to subside, and most locations should fall below Flood Stage by this evening.

Near Clarksville and Dover, river levels will continue to rise slightly, before cresting later this evening. At Clarksville, the Cumberland River is projected to crest at 51.5 feet around midnight tonight. The Cumberland River will crest just after midnight in Dover at 66.8 feet. The stage for minor flooding is 67.0 feet.

The Cumberland River at the R.J. Corman Railroad Bridge in Clarksville.

The Cumberland River at the R.J. Corman Railroad Bridge in Clarksville.

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National Weather Service issues Flash Flood Warning for Southern Montgomery County

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Southern Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee until 9:30pm, Saturday, February 23rd.

At 6:34pm CT, emergency management reported ongoing water rescues in northern Dickson County. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen with more on the way. Flash flooding is expected to continue.

Some locations that will experience flooding include: Dickson, Ashland City, Waverly, Erin, Coopertown, White Bluff, New Johnsonville, McEwen, Tennessee Ridge, Hurricane Mills, Pleasant View, Charlotte, Vanleer, Slayden, Cheatham Dam and Cunningham.

One half to one inch of rainfall expected across Clarksville-Montgomery county tonight.

One half to one inch of rainfall expected across Clarksville-Montgomery county tonight.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dispels Wolf Creek Dam safety rumors

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is dispelling rumors that Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, KY, is in danger of imminent failure.

A local radio station commentator put out false information this morning that Wolf Creek Dam could fail at any time and local residents downstream needed to formulate an evacuation plan.

“This is completely false,” said Kyle Hayworth, Dam Safety Program Manager with the Nashville District. “The dam is not failing. There have been no signs of distress with the project, and our dam safety staff has been and will continue to monitor all of the Cumberland River Basin dams throughout this high-water event.”

Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, KY, releases water from Lake Cumberland February 20th, 2019. (Misty Cravens, USACE)

Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, KY, releases water from Lake Cumberland February 20th, 2019. (Misty Cravens, USACE)

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More Rain expected this afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather Service (NWS)

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports rain, possibly heavy at times, will lift northward towards Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee starting late this afternoon.

With area creeks and rivers already swollen and saturated soils, flash flooding will be possible overnight especially south of I-40.

Several more rounds of heavy rain are expected from Friday through Saturday night. Additional rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches will be possible across Middle Tennessee. These totals, combined with the recent rainfall and already saturated ground, could lead to significant flooding across the area.

2-4 inches of rain possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County this weekend.

2-4 inches of rain possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County this weekend.

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National Weather Service issues Wind Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has issued a Wind Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee, which is in effect from 9:00am this morning, Monday, December 31st, 2018 until 6:00pm CT this evening.

South winds will increase this morning as a strengthening low pressure system moves out of Arkansas into the Great Lakes region. Winds will decrease this evening behind a cold front that will quickly sweep across Middle Tennessee.

Sustained winds of 15-25 mph with gusts over 40 mph can be expected today in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

Sustained winds of 15-25 mph with gusts over 40 mph can be expected today in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Clarksville-Montgomery County area as well as Northern Middle Tennessee.

A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect for locations around and north of the I-40 corridor tonight. Snowfall accumulations tonight of one up to two inches across northwest portions of mid state region will be possible. Ice accumulations generally less than a tenth of an inch across the advisory area will be possible tonight.

Clarksville-Montgomery County under Winter Weather Advisory until noon, Sunday.

Clarksville-Montgomery County under Winter Weather Advisory until noon, Sunday.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Governor Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe announce Caymas Boats LLC to Establish Operations in Ashland City

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentAshland City, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Caymas Boats LLC officials have announced that the boat manufacturing company will establish operations in Ashland City.

Caymas Boats plans to invest $30.3 million and create approximately 280 jobs during the next five years. 

Caymas Boats LLC to manufacture a new line of premium fiberglass saltwater and freshwater fishing boats in Ashland City.

Caymas Boats LLC to manufacture a new line of premium fiberglass saltwater and freshwater fishing boats in Ashland City.

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R.J. Corman Railroad Company acquires Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corp.

 

R.J. Corman Railroad Company 

Nicholsville, KY – R.J. Corman Railroad Company announced the finalization of an agreement to acquire the Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corp. (NERR), Nashville & Western Railroad Corp. (NWR), Transit Solutions Group, a commuter rail operation, and three related operating entities.

The closing is subject to customary regulatory approvals, and R.J. Corman is expected to take over operations in January 2019.

R.J. Corman Railroad Company finalizes deal to acquire Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corp.

R.J. Corman Railroad Company finalizes deal to acquire Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corp.

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2018 APSU Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University announced the 2018 APSU Homecoming Court and crowned Homecoming King and Queen during halftime at the APSU Governors football game against Tennessee Tech at Fortera Stadium this past Saturday, October 27th.

LaQuandra McGhee a senior Social Work major was crowned Homecoming Queen. McGhee from Antioch Tennessee was sponsored by Kappa Alpha Psi, NPHC, SODA.

Business Accounting major Jake Bumpus from Ashland City Tennessee crowned Homecoming King. Bumpus was sponsored by Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity.

LaQuandra McGhee was crowned Austin Peay State University Homecoming Queen and Jake Bumpus was crowned King Saturday at the APSU Football game against Tennessee Tech.

LaQuandra McGhee was crowned Austin Peay State University Homecoming Queen and Jake Bumpus was crowned King Saturday at the APSU Football game against Tennessee Tech.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers public access to Cheatham Lock

 

Written by Bill Peoples
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering public access to Cheatham Navigation Lock located at Cumberland River mile 148.7. The lock is accessible to visitors seven days a week from 9:00am to 5:00pm now through September 3rd, 2018.

Allowing people to visit the lock enhances community relations and lets people see how the lock facilitates movement of commerce within the U.S. Inland Waterway System.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering public access to Cheatham Navigation Lock located at Cumberland River mile 148.7 in Ashland City, Tennessee. (USACE Photo by Leon Roberts)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering public access to Cheatham Navigation Lock located at Cumberland River mile 148.7 in Ashland City, Tennessee. (USACE Photo by Leon Roberts)

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