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Flood Advisory continues for Cumberland River at Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service says that while the rain is over and waters are beginning to recede, the Cumberland River at Clarksville remains in Action Stage. It is expected to fall out of Action Stage this evening.

The Flood Advisory continues until late tonight.

At 4:00am, Saturday, September 2nd the stage was 41.7 feet and falling. Action stage is 40.0 feet. The river will continue to fall to near 34.4 feet by tomorrow morning.

The Cumberland River in Clarksville crested at 42.08 feet around 10:00pm Friday night.

The Cumberland River in Clarksville crested at 42.08 feet around 10:00pm Friday night.

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City of Clarksville prepares for heavy rain, flash floods from Hurricane Harvey

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Street Department workers were busy Wednesday preparing for possible heavy rains and flash flooding as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey begin to push across Middle Tennessee.

The National Weather Service said Clarksville and the region could expect rains to begin Wednesday night and intensify through Friday, with totals expected to reach between 6 to 8 inches by Friday night.

Clarksville Street Department workers prepared sandbags Wednesday for use against expected heavy rains and  flash flooding.

Clarksville Street Department workers prepared sandbags Wednesday for use against expected heavy rains and flash flooding.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch through Friday

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the northwest half of Middle Tennessee. Heavy rain will persist through Friday as Tropical Depression Harvey moves across the area.

Total rainfall amounts through Friday are expected to range from around 2 inches across southern parts of the Cumberland Plateau, to about 4 inches across the Nashville metro area, to between 5 and 8 inches around Clarksville and Land Between the Lakes.

As rainfall amounts accumulate over a period of days, flooding may develop, particularly in areas to the west and north of Nashville.

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AAA Forecasts Hurricane Harvey to Impact Gas Prices

 

AAAWashington, D.C. – As it bears down on the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Harvey has high potential to negatively affect five southern Texas coast refineries and condensate splitter as well as crude and gasoline inventory levels in the region and beyond. The National Weather Service’s (NWS) National Hurricane Center (NHC) expects Harvey to approach the southern Texas coast on Friday.

Additionally, the Government of Mexico has issued a tropical storm watch for the area south of the mouth of the Rio Grande to Boca de Catan.

AAA says that all five refineries in the Corpus Christi area are likely to be shuttered as a precaution because of the incoming storm.

AAA says that all five refineries in the Corpus Christi area are likely to be shuttered as a precaution because of the incoming storm.

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Tennessee Silver Jackets meet in Clarksville

 

Multi-agency group works to reduce flood risks

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville on Tuesday hosted the quarterly meeting of the Tennessee Silver Jackets, a multi-agency group that works to reduce flood risks and prepare for hazardous floods across the state.

The group includes representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, Tennessee Valley Authority, Federal Emergency Management Agency, the National Weather Service, related state and federal agencies, and various cities and counties.

Members of the Tennessee Silver Jackets, a multi-agency group that works to prevent and manage flood risks, views the riverbank stabilization project completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Clarksville in 2016.

Members of the Tennessee Silver Jackets, a multi-agency group that works to prevent and manage flood risks, views the riverbank stabilization project completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Clarksville in 2016.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until late this evening

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and across Middle Tennessee through 7:00pm CT this evening.

Showers and thunderstorms, some with torrential downpours, are expected across Middle Tennessee today. Rainfall rates of up to an inch an hour are possible with the strongest showers and storms.

Heavy rain expect today across Clarksville-Montgomery County until 7:00pm tonight.

Heavy rain expect today across Clarksville-Montgomery County until 7:00pm tonight.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until Saturday morning

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee that is in effect today, Friday, June 23rd, until 10:00am Saturday morning.

Remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy will move through the mid state Friday evening, bringing additional rainfall on top of amounts received yesterday and last night. Additional rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 2.5 inches, with locally higher amounts possible.

Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until 10:00am Saturday morning.

Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until 10:00am Saturday morning.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until late this afternoon

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County that is in effect today, Monday, June 5th, 2017 until 4:00pm this afternoon.

Moderate to heavy showers continue to develop across Middle Tennessee. Most showers are moving quicker than overnight, but some training could occur over areas that have already received 3-5 inches of rain in the last 24 hours.

While some breaks could be possible over the next few hours, some showers will be capable of quick rain amounts of 1-2 inches over already saturated soils.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Clarksville-Montgomery County until 4:00pm Monday afternoon.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Clarksville-Montgomery County until 4:00pm Monday afternoon.

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NASA’s Convective Processes Experiment (CPEX) will try to improve Weather Forecasts

 

Written by Carol Rasmussen
NASA’s Earth Science News Team

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – A NASA-funded field campaign getting underway in Florida on May 25th has a real shot at improving meteorologists’ ability to answer some of the most fundamental questions about weather: Where will it rain? When? How much?

Called the Convective Processes Experiment (CPEX), the campaign is using NASA’s DC-8 airborne laboratory outfitted with five complementary research instruments designed and developed at NASA.

The plane also will carry small sensors called dropsondes that are dropped from the plane and make measurements as they fall.

Convective storm clouds over Fort Lauderdale, Florida, preceding Hurricane Sandy in 2012. (Flickr user John Spade, CC BY 2.0)

Convective storm clouds over Fort Lauderdale, Florida, preceding Hurricane Sandy in 2012. (Flickr user John Spade, CC BY 2.0)

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City of Clarksville closes Liberty Park, Boat Ramps due to High Water

 

Liberty Park Grill to remain open

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Rising waters on the Cumberland River and its tributaries have closed several City of Clarksville parks and boat ramps.

Liberty Park will remain closed Tuesday, April 26th, 2017 because water over roads is blocking access to much of the park, including Freedom Point, Clarksville Marina and the park’s boat ramps.

Clarksville's Liberty Park boat ramp are closed due to high water.

Clarksville’s Liberty Park boat ramp are closed due to high water.

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