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City of Clarksville Departments deal with Rising Water

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation closed several park areas Tuesday because of rising water, and the Clarksville Street Department and Clarksville Police continued to monitor roads and travel conditions as more rain was forecast.

Water issues closed sections of Liberty Park, including the Bark Park and Clarksville Marina, officials said. Boat ramps at McGregor Park and Billy Dunlop Park were also closed by high water, along with the canoe and kayak launch at Robert Clark Park.

Several park areas close as City of Clarksville officials monitor low-lying roads.

Several park areas close as City of Clarksville officials monitor low-lying roads.

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National Weather Service issues Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch that is in effect for Clarskville-Montgomery County and northern Middle Tennessee from 6:00pm this evening through Tuesday morning, February 12th.

A lengthy period of on and off moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall across northern Middle Tennessee will begin tonight and last into Tuesday.

The rainfall should finally come to an end on Tuesday.

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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Clarksville – Montgomery County under Flood Watch until Saturday morning

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as portions of Middle Tennessee until 5:00am Saturday morning, March 14th.

Recent episodes of snow and rain have left behind a saturated ground over much, if not all, of Middle Tennessee. As several more rounds of showers develop across the mid state over the next few days, many places will see between one and two more inches of rainfall.

The Cumberland River at Clarksville is currently at 35.68 feet as of 5:30pm, Thursday, March 12th. Flood stage is 46 feet.

The Cumberland River at Clarksville is currently at 35.68 feet as of 5:30pm, Thursday, March 12th. Flood stage is 46 feet.

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Clarksville – Montgomery County under Flood Watch beginning Tuesday afternoon

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and a portion of Middle Tennessee from 6:00pm Tuesday evening through 6:00pm Wednesday afternoon.

A strong upper level low pressure system will bring 1 to 3 inches of rain to the region. With the highest amounts north and west of Nashville.

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Clarksville Montgomery County Area under a Flood Watch until Sunday

 

National Weather ServiceTurn Around, Don't DrownMontgomery County, TN – Another round of heavy rainfall is expected this weekend which could lead to area flooding and the rise of the Cumberland River.

An upper level disturbance will continue to move across Middle Tennessee today and will develop into a steady, moderate to heavy rainfall lasting into Sunday, May 4th.

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball game moved to 6:00pm start

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Friday baseball game against Youngstown State has been pushed back to 6:00pm in an effort to avoid threatening weather in the mid-state area.

The National Weather Service has indicated a strong likelihood of severe weather, with the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes, to hit Clarksville this afternoon. Montgomery County is currently under a flash flood watch until 10:00pm, as well as wind advisory until 6:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Road Closure Updates as of 4:00pm

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County area is predicted to receive an average of 2 inches to 3 inches of rain.

The additional precipitation is not expected to cause more flooding along the Cumberland River in Clarksville, although the county remains under a flash flood watch. The river was at 41 feet this morning and is expected to rise to 45.5 feet by Wednesday.

The following are the current road closures for the Clarksville Montgomery County area.

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Additional rainfall not expected to cause river flooding

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville is predicting an average of two inches of rain, and as much as three inches locally, to fall on the Clarksville-Montgomery County area through Tuesday morning.

The additional precipitation is not expected to cause more flooding along the Cumberland River in Clarksville, although the county remains under a flash flood watch. «Read the rest of this article»

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Torrential rains trigger street flooding, accidents and rising rivers

 

Torrential rains are falling across Western and Middle Tennessee today, periodic downpours alternating with brief glimpses of blue sky, with in essence only a moment’s breathing room. The effects of the rain are already being felt, not the least of which is a car accident that may or may not be attributable to insufficient or ineffecient storm drain problems at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Thomas Street.

A disgusted Doyle Rust, the owner C&S Auto Repair shortly after the accident in front of his business C&S Auto repair

As he watched the water rise, Doyle Rust (above), proprietor of C&S Auto Repair, said the intersection with its propensity to flood, has been a source of aggravation for the past 15 years, with high water repeatedly flooding the street and access to his place of business. «Read the rest of this article»

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