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Eight Tennessee Counties to receive Federal Disaster Assistance

 

Carroll, Cheatham, Dickson, Haywood, Houston, Madison, Shelby, Tipton counties

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced today the federal government will provide public assistance to eight counties due to the severe winter weather that brought snow, ice and sleet accumulations to the state from March 2nd to March 4th, 2014.

The presidential disaster declaration will allow government entities and certain private non-profits in Carroll, Cheatham, Dickson, Haywood, Houston, Madison, Shelby and Tipton counties to apply for reimbursement of specific expenses related to disaster response and recovery. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam requests Disaster Declaration for March Storm

 

Carroll, Cheatham, Dickson, Fayette, Haywood, Houston, Madison, Shelby and Tipton counties

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today requested a presidential disaster declaration for nine counties as a result of extreme winter weather on March 2nd-4th, 2014.

The federal assistance programs would provide access to a 75 percent reimbursement of the eligible costs to Carroll, Cheatham, Dickson, Fayette, Haywood, Houston, Madison, Shelby, and Tipton counties. This request also includes the hazard mitigation program on a statewide basis.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Wintery Mix expected for Clarksville Montgomery County Sunday night

 

National Weather ServiceClarksville, TN – The National Weather Service reports another wintry mix for the northwest part of Middle Tennessee Sunday night. A low pressure system will pass south of Middle Tennessee tonight into Sunday, bringing widespread rain and a few thunderstorms to the area.

As the system moves off to the east Sunday night, colder air filtering in from the North will bring temperatures down to near or below freezing across Northwest parts of Middle Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Freezing Rain, Sleet falling across Clarksville Montgomery County Sunday night, March 2nd, creating hazardous road conditions

 

Ice and Snow means Take it SlowClarksville, TN – A winter storm is moving cross the Clarksville-Montgomery County area bringing with it rain, freezing rain and sleet. Later tonight, it will change to snow.

Currently rain from earlier in the evening has mixed with sleet causing an icy slush on the roads that is extremely slick. The current temperature is 27°F with the low overnight expected to reach 18°F. As the temperature drops, road conditions will only worsen.

Ice and Snow building up on a limb can cause it to break and fall on power lines, cars, etc.

Ice and Snow building up on a limb can cause it to break and fall on power lines, cars, etc.

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National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County and Northwestern Middle Tennessee

 

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Nashville, TNNational Weather ServiceThe National Weather Service in Nashville, TN has issued a winter weather advisory for sleet and freezing rain which will remain in effect until 6:00am tomorrow moring.

A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet, or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and exercise caution while driving.

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National Weather Service issues Winter Storm Warning for Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Snow and Sleet which is in effect from 6:00 pm this evening to 6:00am Monday. A blast of wintry weather is on the way for Middle Tennessee late today and tonight.

Cold air will continue to filter into the area today behind a cold front which will see rain changing to snow and sleet over northwest sections late this afternoon and early this evening with accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected.

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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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Clarksville Weather Forecast Saturday Morning, December 7th

 

Ice & Snow Take It SlowClarksville, TN – A light dusting of snow fell over the Clarksville-Montgomery County area last night. Along with the rain/freezing rain earlier in the night, it will combine to make some slick areas on the road this morning. Ice has formed in shaded road areas as well as bridges and overpasses. Along some roads, snow and ice have formed near the edges.

Motorists that have to get out this morning are urged to take it slow. Beware of black ice on the roads. Ice is clear and is not easily seen.

The aftermath of an ice storm

The aftermath of an ice storm

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Clarksville Montgomery County Winter Weather Closings for Friday, January 25th

 

Last Updated: Friday, January 25th at 2:00pm

Winter Weather AdvisoryMontgomery County, TN – A light drizzling rain is currently falling over the Clarksville Montgomery County area, with freezing rain expected until 10:00am and could linger into the afternoon. Vehicles this morning are coated in ice. Steps and sidewalks are also being covered in ice.

Because of the icy weather condition, area Schools and Government offices are closing early today or opening late. Clarksville Montgomery County Schools are closed today.

Clarksville Online will continue to update the public as more closing announcements are made. Below is the list of current closings. «Read the rest of this article»

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National Weather Service issues Middle Tennessee Winter Weather Advisory

 

Winter Weather AdvisoryClarksville, TN – According the the National Weather Service, a developing winter weather event is set to move across Middle Tennessee late Thursday night into Friday with ice accumulations possible. A low pressure system is moving into Middle Tennessee Thursday night after midnight and will move across the entire mid-state region during the morning hours on Friday.

Snow building up on a limb can cause it to break and fall on power lines, cars, etc.

Snow building up on a limb can cause it to break and fall on power lines, cars, etc.


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