Topic: Robertson County
“Tyler Head” bill passes the House and is also headed to the Governor
Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week. This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from this week.
House Bill 2616/Senate Bill 2635 The #SayDyslexia bill has now passed both the Senate and the House and is headed to the Governor for his signature. The bill will address early screening and intervention for the students with attributes of dyslexia.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Saturday, April 16th, from 7:00am through 2:00pm, there will be a lane closure on I-24 eastbound at MM 8 (Exit 8 to SR 237) for bridge construction.
Motorists can expect some minor delays and should allow additional travel time, or seek an alternate route if all possible.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a wind advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County which is in effect until midnight tonight.
Gusty south winds to impact portions of the mid state through midnight. Strong southerly winds will pick up this afternoon and evening mainly across the I-65 corridor and surrounding areas.
South winds of 15 to 25 mph and gusts around 35 mph look likely along with isolated locations seeing sustained winds up to 30 mph and gusts to 40 mph. Wind advisory in effect until midnight tonight.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a freeze watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County which is in effect from late Friday night through Saturday morning.
Strong west winds will continue across the Cumberland Plateau counties through the afternoon. Sustained west winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts as high as 40 mph are expected. Winds will subside late this afternoon into the evening.
In addition, low temperatures will fall into the low to mid 30s early Saturday morning across the watch area. Freezing temperatures could damage or kill sensitive vegetation if left unprotected.
Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council invites Organizations to Apply for ABC Grants to Fund Arts Activities
Clarksville, TN – Organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community are invited by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council to apply for an Arts Build Communities grant.
Arts Build Communities is a program funded by the Tennessee Arts Commission and administered by the Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council in cooperation with the Tennessee Arts Commission.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has issued a wind advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County which is in effect from 9:00am to 7:00pm CT Wednesday.
An approaching cold front will help generate gusty winds on Wednesday. By 9:00am, sustained winds will increase to 15 to 25 mph. These south to southwest winds will continue through the day with some gusts of 40 to 45 mph.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports clear skies and light winds will allow temperatures to easily drop into the 30s across Clarksville-Montgomery County and all of Middle Tennessee by sunrise Sunday.
As a result, frost is expected to develop across most of the mid- state between 4:00am and 9:00am Sunday. A few of the normally colder locations along the highland rim and Cumberland Plateau may even experience a light, short-duration freeze.
Heavy Rainfall tonight and Strong to Severe Storms tomorrow expected for Clarskville-Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will spread across Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee late tonight and tomorrow.
Some storms will likely produce locally heavy rainfall with rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches expected. Some localized flash flooding could occur in some areas, especially west of I-65 as early as tomorrow morning.
This flash flood threat will persist through tomorrow evening with additional showers and thunderstorms expected.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports scattered showers and thunderstorms will spread across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee during the day on Wednesday, March 30th, becoming more widespread and heavy Wednesday night.
Some storms will likely produce heavy rainfall with rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches currently expected. This rainfall may lead to flash flooding in some areas.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) says that as high pressure settles into the region and winds calm down Friday night, temperatures will fall into the middle 30’s across all of Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee.
This means frost will once again be possible. Precautions to protect sensitive vegetation will likely be needed as we are into the early stages of planting season. Temperatures should warm enough for frost to dissipate by 8:00am Saturday morning.
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