Written by Alan Buis
Pasadena, CA – El Niño: An unusually warm pool of water off the west coast of South America, usually arriving around Christmas time, linked with complex, large-scale interactions between the atmosphere and ocean in the Pacific.
If you live anywhere El Niño has important impacts, you’ve heard forecasters say this year’s event looks just like the monster El Niño of 1997-98. NASA satellite images of the Pacific Ocean in November 1997 and November 2015 show almost identical, large pools of warm water in the eastern equatorial Pacific.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a powerful storm system will approach Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as Middle Tennessee tonight. A tightening pressure gradient will cause southeast winds to increase to 15 to 25 mph with a few gusts up to 35 mph by this evening.
You can expect moderate to heavy rain to settle in over the area for at least 3 to 6 hrs. Ponding of water will be likely and motorists should slow down and avoid crossing areas where water covers the road. Many areas will likely see between one and two inches of rainfall.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a strong cold front late Wednesday will bring rainfall of one to three inches to the Clarksville-Montgomery County area as well as parts of Middle Tennessee Wednesday afternoon and evening.
Rainfall may become heavy at times and most may fall in a 4 to 6 hours window. This may produce minor flooding of smaller creeks and streams but overall the potential for flooding will be minimal.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has issued a freeze watch which is in effect from late Friday night through Saturday morning for Clarksville-Montgomery County and most of Middle Tennessee. Widespread freezing temperatures are expected Friday night.
A cold air mass will settle over the area Friday night and Saturday morning and will allow temperatures to drop to freezing at many locations. Areas of heavy frost will also be likely.
Clarksville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) says gusty winds and perhaps a few severe thunderstorms are expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County Wednesday evening.
A strong cold front will be approaching Middle Tennessee late on Wednesday causing winds to become gusty, especially after dark. Wind gusts over 30 mph will blow around loose objects like garbage cans and may bring down a few limbs.
Written by Leon Roberts
Nashville, TN – An old photo album with historical imagery from the February 1939 flood of the Cumberland River Basin is now available to the public on the Internet in the USACE Digital Library. These include photos from the Clarksville Montgomery County area.
Tammy Kirk, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District librarian, scanned more than 200 photos from the 1939 flood so that academics, members of the press, genealogists and local historians can research and utilize the images.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports patchy dense fog likely tonight and Wednesday morning in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area as well as parts of Middle Tennessee.
Moist surface conditions continue across the mid state this evening. As temperatures continue to slowly cool down overnight, lower level saturation is expected to occur.
As a result, fog is likely after midnight along with the potential for patchy dense fog with visibilities dropping down to below one quarter mile.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports patchy dense fog possible tonight in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area as well as parts of Middle Tennessee.
Low level moisture left over from this weekend and light to calm winds will combine to create a favorable environment for patchy dense fog development tonight. Starting as early as midnight and lasting through 8:00am Tuesday, visibilities of 1 mile or less will be possible. Please keep this in mind as you head out for your Tuesday morning commute.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports frost possible Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area and parts of Middle Tennessee.
A cold front will move through the region on Friday bringing much cooler temperatures for the weekend. Some areas will see temperatures in the mid 30s Friday night and those temperatures will be even more widespread Saturday night.
Nashville, TN – According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the forecast this weekend for Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration shows a slight chance of scattered showers and fall like temperatures.
Temperatures for Clarksville have been running in the low to mid 80s. By this weekend, the high will be in the upper 60s, low 70s.
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