Topic: National Weather Service
Murfreesboro, TN – Lightning may not seem as destructive as other natural disasters, yet a strike can cause serious damage to business equipment and electrical appliances, disrupt electrical service for long periods of time, and spark wildfires.
In 2014, State Farm paid nearly $149 million dollars for insurance claims as a result of damage from lightning strikes.
Nashville, TN – According to the National Weather Service (NWS), hot and humid weather that has developed over Middle Tennessee will increase as a high pressure system strengthens over the southeastern states early this week.
High temperatures will reach the lower 90s today and when combined with the humidity it will feel like the mid 90s. Temperatures are expected to be even warmer on Monday and Tuesday with actual temperatures getting into the low to mid 90s and heat index values possibly climbing into the upper 90s.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville and Montgomery County are no strangers to severe weather, as flood, thunderstorm and tornado warnings are common occurrences in the lives of its citizens.
It is for just that reason that Austin Peay State University’s emergency team has consistently reacted quickly to alert the campus community to any potential danger. For instance, whenever tornado warnings are received, APSU sends a text and an email message to students, faculty and staff, and the outdoor public address system brings weather warnings to attention.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Advisory for the Cumberland River at Clarksville Tennessee. At 3:00am, Monday April 20th, the Cumberland was at 39.4 feet. Flood stage is 46.0 feet.
The river will continue to rise to near 40.0 feet by this morning. At 40.0 feet, low lying areas along the river, including agricultural areas, access points, and portions of Riverfront Park on North Riverside Drive begin to be inundated.
Water also backs up adjacent tributaries, including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.
Clarksville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a chance of rain everyday for the Rivers and Spires Festival being held this weekend, April 16th-19th. The best night looks to be Thursday night with only a 20 percent chance of rain.
The forecast for Thursday night is mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. The low is expect to be around 60. Friday night will be mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. The low will be around 60.
Nashville, TN – The National Weater Service (NWS) reports gusty winds will continue across Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as Middle Tennessee through this evening. A low pressure system will move across the Ohio Valley Region with a trailing cold front crossing Middle Tennessee this evening.
These weather systems will produce gusty winds. Frequent wind gusts over 30 mph can be expected. Winds will be briefly stronger as the cold front sweeps across the area this evening. With some gusts over 40 mph. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee this evening.
A low pressure system will move across the Ohio Valley Region this evening bringing high winds with it. The tornado watch is in effect until 9:00pm CT.
Counties affected: Cheatham County, Davidson County, Dickson County, Hickman County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Lewis County, Macon County, Maury County, Montgomery County, Perry County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Stewart County, Sumner County, Trousdale County, Williamson County, and Wilson County.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has issued a freeze watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as parts of Middle Tennessee which is in effect from late Friday night through Saturday morning.
After several days of mild temperatures a cold front is bringing colder temperatures to Middle Tennessee. Temperatures late Friday night and Saturday morning will be in the 20s with a hard freeze possible at many locations.
Nashville, 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.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that the heavy accumulations of snow and sleet from Wednesday night and Thursday morning will continue to result in hazardous driving conditions around the Clarksville-Montgomery County area as well as the mid-state today.
While the sun will be out in full strength, temperatures will only top out in the low to middle 30s.
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