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Tennessee National Guard Teams respond to Winter Weather

 

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – Soldiers from Dickson’s 267th Military Police Company were on the highway Friday night assisting local authorities with health and welfare checks for stranded motorists along I-40, west of Nashville.

The Soldiers patrolled a 50 mile stretch, both east and west, along the most congested areas. Some motorists were stranded for several hours and the appearance of Soldiers with various supply and comfort items were a welcome sight.

Soldiers from the 267th Military Police Company headquartered in Dickson check the welfare of a motorist stranded on I-40 Friday night. The Soldiers patrolled over 50 miles of highway during the worst of the storm.

Soldiers from the 267th Military Police Company headquartered in Dickson check the welfare of a motorist stranded on I-40 Friday night. The Soldiers patrolled over 50 miles of highway during the worst of the storm.

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Clarksville’s Burt-Cobb Community Center to remain open as Emergency Shelter through Saturday night

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The emergency shelter at the Burt-Cobb Community Center will remain open through Saturday night.

“Over the last week, our community overcame several obstacles to make sure there was adequate shelter space for people who needed a place to stay,” said Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan. “The accumulation of ice and snow combined with the current frigid temperatures made road conditions extremely hazardous.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville – Montgomery County under Winter Storm Warning starting Friday at noon

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for ice and snow which is in effect from noon Friday, February 20th to 9:00am CST Saturday, February 21st for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as Middle Tennessee.

Accumulations from 1 to 2 inches of snow are expected Friday, followed by one tenth to one half inch of ice in the form of freezing rain Friday evening through early Saturday morning. Areas along and east of Interstate 65 will be the hardest hit with new ice amounts up to one half inch. The east half of Middle Tennessee may later be placed under an ice storm warning.

From 1 to 2 inches of snow expected Friday for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

From 1 to 2 inches of snow expected Friday for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation offers Winter Driving Tips

 

Ice and Snow Take It SlowNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation would like to offer drivers these tips to follow when dealing with winter weather. Remember Ice and Snow: Take It Slow

When it snows, use your head not your feet. Slow down for wet, snowy, or icy conditions; when visibility is poor; or when conditions are changing or unpredictable; no matter what type of vehicle you drive. Even an SUV with four-wheel drive may not be able to stop any faster, or maintain control any better, once you lose traction.

Roads in Clarksville-Montgomery County covered in sleet and snow.

Roads in Clarksville-Montgomery County covered in sleet and snow.

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AAA urges Motorists to use Caution while Driving in Winter Weather

 

3 out of 5 People Don’t have Winter Driving Kits in their Vehicles

AAATampa, FL - Extremely cold weather is moving across the southeastern U.S. and AAA warns motorists to be careful and make sure their vehicles are prepared for an emergency.

According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, each year, 24 percent of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15 percent happen during snowfall or sleet.

Caution is urged when driving on snow and sleet covered roads.

Caution is urged when driving on snow and sleet covered roads.

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Clarksville – Montgomery County under Ice Storm Warning until Tuesday morning

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an ice storm warning, which is in effect until 9:00am CST Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 for the Clarksville-Montgomery County area as well as parts of Middle Tennessee. The winter storm warning has been cancelled.

An ice storm warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of ice accumulations will make travel dangerous or impossible.

Travel is strongly discouraged.

Ice and snow on roads in Montgomery County will make travel dangerous or impossible Tuesday morning.

Ice and snow on roads in Montgomery County will make travel dangerous or impossible Tuesday morning.

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Clarksville – Montgomery County road conditions Hazardous

 

Ice and Snow means Take it SlowClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County roads are covered in sleet and snow this morning making traveling hazardous. While roads are passable, slick conditions make starting and especially stopping difficult. Snow and sleet will continue through Monday evening so road conditions will only worsen.

It is advisable that anyone not needing to travel should stay at home today.

The National Weather Service’s Winter Storm Warning issued Sunday night continues through midnight Monday night for the Clarksville-Montgomery County area and all of Middle Tennessee.

Roads in Clarksville-Montgomery County covered in sleet and snow Monday morning.

Roads in Clarksville-Montgomery County covered in sleet and snow Monday morning.

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Tennessee Agencies prepare for Winter Storm, Urge Tennesseans to Avoid Unnecessary Road Travel

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) urge citizens to avoid unnecessary road travel on Monday as the state prepares for a severe winter storm. Motorists who must drive on Monday are advised to check local forecasts and road conditions before travelling.

Middle Tennessee will be under a Winter Storm Warning starting at 9:00pm, CST, Sunday until 6:00am, CST, Monday. The National Weather Service is forecasting a wintry mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain at Tennessee’s border with Alabama. Along Tennessee’s border with Kentucky, six inches to 10 inches of snow is possible.

Snow and ice on the roads.

Snow and ice on the roads.

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Freezing Rain, Sleet and Snow currently falling across Clarksville – Montgomery County

 

Ice and Snow means Take it SlowClarksville, TN – A light drizzle and sleet mixture has moved into the Clarksville-Montgomery County area. Roads, sidewalks and steps are being coated in ice and sleet. This will turn into more of a snow sleet mixture by early Monday morning.  The temperature is expect to drop to 20°F tonight with a high Monday of 28°F.

Sleet and freezing rain will make roads slick with a coating of ice in addition to snow that may occur during the day. Citizens are likely to wake to hazardous travel conditions across the area.

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 reports 3 to 10 inches of Snow now possible for Clarksville – Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that the Winter Storm Warning continues for tonight through midnight CST Monday night for the Clarksville-Montgomery County area and all of Middle Tennessee.

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow,  sleet, and ice are expected or occurring. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Cold Weather

Cold Weather

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