Clarksville, TN – The National Weather Center is anticipating a rain event this weekend. According to the latest predictions, the rain may last longer in duration but it is not expected that Clarksville will see as much accumulation as last weekend.
Even so, the Clarksville Street Department is ready with equipment and personnel to address any excess water issues in the City including the Woodstock neighborhood. «Read the rest of this article»
Doubleheader Scheduled For Sunday At Greer
Nashville, TN – Saturday night’s scheduled 6:35pm game between theand Memphis Redbirds at Greer Stadium has been postponed due to rain.
The teams will make up the game as part of a 2:05pm CT doubleheader on Sunday afternoon (April 28) at Greer, when the two teams will play a pair of seven-inning games. Gates open at 1:00pm.
Nashville, TN – As spring storms pop up this month, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind Tennesseans to keep safety in mind when lightning and storms are imminent.
“Lightning strikes can cause fires. And, as the season’s warmer weather gives rise to storm activity, we want Tennesseans to know what the risks and precautions are,” says State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “It is important to monitor weather conditions and get to a safe place before the climate becomes threatening.”
Written by Jia-Rui Cook
Pasadena, CA – A new study tracks the “rain” of charged water particles into the atmosphere of Saturn and finds there is more of it and it falls across larger areas of the planet than previously thought.
The study, whose observations were funded by NASA and whose analysis was led by the University of Leicester, England, reveals that the rain influences the composition and temperature structure of parts of Saturn’s upper atmosphere. The paper appears in this week’s issue of the journal Nature.
Clarksville, TN – The start of’s baseball contest against Illinois State has been delayed until 4:00pm, Friday. The three-game set was originally scheduled to start at 3:00pm but heavy rains overnight have caused game management to push the start back one hour.
The series schedule includes 1:00pm starts both Saturday and Sunday.
For the latest information visit LetsGoPeay.com or follow the Austin Peay athletics department on Twitter @LetsGoPeay.
Clarksville, TN – With the ground already saturated, Sunday night’s rainfall in Middle Tennessee ran off into streams making it’s way to the Cumberland River.
There was 2.49 inches of rain in the Clarksville area alone. This caused the water levels of the Cumberland to begin rising around 6:00am Sunday Morning.
By 7:00pm Sunday, the Cumberland River had rose from 28.84 feet to 37.08 feet.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft takes image of River on Saturn’s Moon Titan that looks like Earth’s Nile River
Written by Jia-Rui Cook
Pasadena, CA – Scientists with NASA’s Cassini mission have spotted what appears to be a miniature, extraterrestrial likeness of Earth’s Nile River: a river valley on Saturn’s moon Titan that stretches more than 200 miles (400 kilometers) from its “headwaters” to a large sea.
It is the first time images have revealed a river system this vast and in such high resolution anywhere other than Earth.
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area has lifted the order prohibiting open fires. The burn ban was put in place in June because of high temperatures and limited rainfall.
Continue to play it safe with fire year round. Monitor campfires at all times, and completely extinguish with water, stir the coals, and assure it is cold to the touch before leaving the area. Always use caution when disposing of cigarettes and matches. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
Fort Campbell, KY – Rain and lightning may have canceled all the softball games Monday, but it did little to dampen the spirits of the players.
Competitors showed up to muddy fields Tuesday morning ready to play in the Week of the Eagles 2012 Softball Tournament at North Sports complex here.
Thirteen teams representing the various brigades, division, medical, chemical and military police played strongly, but in the end 2nd Brigade Combat Team came out the winner of the tournament against 4th Brigade Combat Team.
Washington, D.C. – During the last week, much-needed rain developed across the northern and eastern Corn Belt and continued in the Southeast, stabilizing or even improving crop and pasture conditions. In the Midwest, some of the heaviest rain (locally 2 to 4 inches) fell from southern and eastern Wisconsin into Ohio. Substantial rain (at least 2 inches) also extended into the northern Mid-Atlantic States.
Meanwhile, a second consecutive week of widespread Southeastern showers further revived pastures and aided immature summer crops. Weekly totals in excess of 4 inches were noted in the central Gulf Coast region and parts of the interior Southeast.
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