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Austin Peay State University Softball schedule changed due to Cold Weather


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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – With temperatures not breaking the freezing mark, Austin Peay State University’s softball home doubleheader scheduled for noon Thursday at Cheryl Holt Field versus Trevecca University has been pushed back to Friday, starting at 1:00pm.

Austin Peay Women's Softball. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Softball. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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LBL Reopens Following Power Outage


Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Electric, phone, and water services have been restored at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area.

The Administrative Office, Wranglers Campground, and the Golden Pond Visitor Center and Planetarium have reopened. The Elk & Bison Prairie will remain closed until ice-packed road conditions improve. «Read the rest of this article»

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National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Fog warning for Clarksville Montgomery County


National Weather ServiceClarksville, TN – The National Weather Service reports that freezing fog and slick area roads are likely Monday night, February 3rd  and Tuesday morning, February 4th.

Temperatures have already started to fall below freezing over most of Middle Tennessee and by 9:00pm, everyone will be below freezing.

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Clarksville Department of Electricity addresses high electric bills


Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – High electric bills continue to be a concern for Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE Lightband) customers.

CDE wants to assure you that they only bill for the amount of electricity that flows through your meter, which they read each and every month, whether physically or electroncially. «Read the rest of this article»

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American Red Cross offers Assistance to Stranded Travelers due to Harsh Frigid Winter Weather


American Red CrossNashville, TN - Record breaking cold weather has swept much of the Southeast U.S. over the past few days. Areas that are normally mild have been faced with freezing temperatures which has resulted in many car accidents and stranded travelers across several states. As always, the Red Cross is there to help.

“We are currently working to assist stranded passengers at Greyhound stations in Nashville and Memphis with food, shelter and personal hygiene items,” said David Kitchen, Regional Disaster Program Officer.  “Some of these people may have been stranded for over 24 hours and we want to ensure that their emergency needs are being met.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Reminds Building Owners of Cold Weather Alert for Sprinkler Systems


Keep pipes warm to maintain sprinkler systems

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As the weather again rushes to or below zero, the State Fire Marshal wishes to remind building owners that it is important to take steps to prevent freeze-ups of water-based fire protection systems, such as automatic fire sprinkler systems.

“While designers and installers of sprinkler systems take into account the variety of seasonal temperatures during installation, normal precautions should be taken to keep both the building and the fire sprinkler system warm,” said Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak. “Like with all water-containing pipes, freezing temperatures can cause pipes to break or leak, resulting in problems during operation in the event of a fire.  As we have seen, freezing temperatures outside also make it more difficult to utilize external sources for fire suppression, increasing the importance of the building’s internal systems.” «Read the rest of this article»

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American Red Cross Offers Winter Safety Tips as Middle Tennesseans Face More Bitter Temperatures


American Red CrossNashville, TN – As the next wave of frigid below normal temperatures blankets the Middle Tennessee area, the American Red Cross is ready to respond if needed and has some vital safety steps for people to follow to take precautions against the cold. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Wind Chill Advisory, Temperatures to reach Single Digits


National Weather ServiceMontgomery County, TN –  The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for the Clarksville-Montgomery County area for Monday night, January 27th through Tuesday, January 28th.

Low wind chills are expected across Middle Tennessee tonight as another cold arctic airmass continues to settle across the area tonight in the wake of an arctic cold front that moved through earlier this morning. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Health warns that Cold Weather increases Carbon Monoxide Threat


Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – To keep warm air in and cold air out in winter months, most of us strive to keep every door and window tightly closed.

While that may help reduce heating bills, it may also increase the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Issues Order to Waive Propane Delivery Restrictions During State of Emergency


Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN - Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak issued an order this afternoon to exempt Tennessee home and business owners from propane delivery restrictions in order to obtain needed propane.

“Heating homes and businesses is a priority during this cold weather snap,” said McPeak. “This order allows individuals to purchase propane from any dealer with available resources to help keep Tennesseans warm and in business while we manage these frigid temperatures.” «Read the rest of this article»

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