Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15th at 9:15pm
Montgomery County, TN – Freezing rain is falling across the Clarksville Montgomery County area tonight and should continue overnight according to the National Weather Service.
Because of this potential icy weather condition, area Schools, Government offices and organizations will be closed or running late Wednesday, January 16th.will continue to update the public as more closing and opening announcements are made.
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Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15th at 8:45pm
Montgomery County, TN – The National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for the Clarksville Montgomery County area as well as Middle Tennessee. A wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain is expected to begin this afternoon and continue into the night.
As of 8:45pm, rain continues to fall in the Montogomery County. Ice has already started forming on trees and power lines. Be careful going outside, as sidewalks, etc, have become covered in ice. Vehicles have also become covered. Roads for the most parts are still ok, but be careful of bridges and overpasses. «Read the rest of this article»
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15th at 6:45pm
Montgomery County, TN – A light winter mix of sleet and freezing rain is expected across the Clarksville Montgomery County area beginning this afternoon and continuing overnight according to the National Weather Service.
Because of this potential icy weather condition, area Schools and Government offices are closing early today.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»
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Baseball
Clarksville, TN –’s Friday baseball game against Youngstown State has been pushed back to 6:00pm in an effort to avoid threatening weather in the mid-state area.
The National Weather Service has indicated a strong likelihood of severe weather, with the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes, to hit Clarksville this afternoon. Montgomery County is currently under a flash flood watch until 10:00pm, as well as wind advisory until 6:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government has finalized negotiations with AT&T for construction of a replacement tower on Highway Drive. The tower will house the National Weather Service (NWS) equipment, along with all county emergency backup communication equipment.
The tower will be constructed at 280 feet tall, with the upper 80 feet housing the county equipment and the NWS equipment. AT&T will be able to lease space to other occupants if they choose, but the space above 200 feet will be reserved for county and National Weather Service use only. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN –was designated a StormReady University by the National Weather Service during a brief presentation held Tuesday, May 24th on the main campus.
Larry Vannozzi, meteorologist in charge with the NWS in Nashville, and Tom Johnstone, also with the NWS Nashville bureau, presented APSU Chief of Police Lantz Biles with a StormReady sign to be placed on the APSU main campus.
Turn Around Don’t Drown®
Nashville, TN – Hard on the heels of the flood waters that swamped Middle Tennessee just over a year ago, heavy rains again saturate a large portion of the state. Due to above normal water levels and the high potential for flooding, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is urging all motorists to avoid standing water on roadways…“Turn Around Don’t Drown®.”
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), annually, more deaths are caused by flooding than any other severe weather-related hazard. Preliminary data from NWS indicate there were 22 flood casualties in Tennessee in 2010. Of those 22 deaths, eight of those were by vehicle.
Clarksville, TN – The latest information from Barkley Dam is today 22,000 cubic feet of water per second was released and on Thursday the rate will be cut back to 6,000 cubic feet per second.
The National Weather Service is now projecting the Cumberland River will crest at 50 feet and the Red River will crest at 40 feet.
Montgomery County, TN – City Mayor Kim McMillan and Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers met with city and county officials this afternoon to determine a course of action regarding potential flooding along Riverside Drive. We are anticipating an additional three inches of rain this evening and have been informed that both Cheatham and Barkley Dams are closed.
With this information, businesses and residents in formally affected areas are urged to be prepare for any possible flooding.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS) the Cumberland and Red rivers have exceeded their flood stages. Low level areas are already experiencing flooding. The high water is not expected to last long, however be sure to exercise caution.
The NWS offers these tips for dealing with high water. Avoid flooded areas along the river…and move personal belongings to higher ground. Never drive through flooded roads as the depth of water may be too great to pass…even in trucks or sport utility vehicles. If you come across a flooded road…turn around don`t drown.
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