Washington, D.C. - The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about possible scams taking place in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
On November 8th, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan – known as Yolanda in the Philippines – made landfall in the central Philippines, bringing strong winds and heavy rains that have resulted in flooding, landslides, and widespread damage. «Read the rest of this article»
National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather and Wind Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – A strong cold front will move across Middle Tennessee late this afternoon and evening, bringing with it widespread activity and the possibility of severe storms.
Given the highly-sheared, weakly-unstable environment expected ahead of the front, the primary threats are severe straight-line winds and isolated tornadoes.
Moisture will also be abundant, so heavy rainfall will occur in several locations, and localized flooding is therefore possible. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Did you know that September 2013 marks the tenth annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
National Preparedness Month is designed to encourage people to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. Whether it’s September or any other month of the year, disaster can strike at any time without warning.
NASA Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment spacecraft data reveals Australia had Biggest Role in Sea Level Drop
Pasadena, CA – A unique and complex set of circumstances came together over Australia from 2010 to 2011 to cause Earth’s smallest continent to be the biggest contributor to the observed drop in global sea level rise during that time, finds a new study co-authored and co-funded by NASA.
In 2011, scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA, and the University of Colorado at Boulder reported that between early 2010 and summer 2011, global sea level fell sharply, by about a quarter of an inch, or half a centimeter.
Nashville, TN – Several Tennessee communities are experiencing flash flooding.
The Tennessee Department of Health has the following health and safety tips for those who have experienced flooding in their homes or businesses. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Here are some additional items that the Clarksville City Council looked at during the work on the 2014 budget.
Clarksville Flood/Hazard Mitigation Program – Clarksville has homes that, for various reasons, are in drainage corridors, newly defined floodways or are low-level properties that due to development (or other factors) are now flooding. «Read the rest of this article»
Washington, D.C. – Tennessee residents and businesses affected by severe storms and flooding on April 26th-28th, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills announced.
Administrator Mills made the loans available in response to a letter from Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam on May 8th, requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA. The declaration covers Stewart County and the adjacent counties of Benton, Henry, Houston, and Montgomery in Tennessee; Calloway, Christian and Trigg in Kentucky. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Highway Department has reopened Locust Grove Church Road. The two county roads remain closed. Those roads include: Lylewood Road (at the Stewart County line), and Sango Road.
Notifications will be reported as the remaining roads reopen.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is reopening most portions of Liberty Park today. The walking trails, King’s Run Bark Park, Where Imagination Flows playground and all restrooms except the small pavilion next to the bark park are open as of 11:00am this morning.
The pond and boardwalk remain closed due to flooding that hasn’t receded in that area. We appreciate everyone’s patience during the cleanup and look forward to welcoming visitors back to enjoy the park.
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Highway Department has reopened Powers Place Road, Lock B Road South, CB Road, Levi Road, Shelton Ferry Road and Southside Road. The lists of roads below remain closed.
Those roads include: Lylewood Road (at the Stewart County line), Sango Road, and Locust Grove Church Road.
Notifications will be sent as the remaining roads reopen.
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