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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Urges Homeowners to Practice Good Kitchen Safety this Winter

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN - As Tennesseans spend even more time indoors during February’s winter weather emergency, the State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds residents to take extra care while inside, especially in the kitchen.

Cooking is currently the leading cause of home fires and fire deaths in Tennessee. From 2009-2013, 9,595 residential cooking fires were reported in the state, resulting in 33 deaths, 118 injuries and $41.7 million in property damage.  «Read the rest of this article»

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More Snow expected for Clarksville – Montgomery County tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that a developing storm system will move across the gulf coast states this afternoon into tonight and produce accumulating snowfall across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee.

For locations generally north of Interstate 40 and west of Interstate 65, snowfall accumulations are expected to be less than one inch.

Up to one inch of snow expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County tonight.

Up to one inch of snow expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County tonight.

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance warns Consumers to be on alert for Price Gouging after Winter Storm

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN - The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is cautioning consumers to be alert to potential price gouging following February’s deadly winter ice storms that swept across Tennessee.

Tennessee’s price gouging laws make it unlawful for individuals and businesses to charge unreasonable prices for essential goods and services including gasoline, food, ice, fuel, generators, lodging, storage space, and other necessities in direct response to a disaster regardless of whether that emergency occurred in Tennessee or elsewhere. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Governors Tennis’ game versus Southern Indiana postponed

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – The aftereffects of Winter Storm Octavia and icy roads have forced postponement of Austin Peay State University men’s tennis contest against Southern Indiana, originally scheduled to be played Friday.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis match Friday against Southern Indiana postponed due to weather. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis match Friday against Southern Indiana postponed due to weather. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Baseball travel to Samford this weekend

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – An unexpected six-day layoff will come to an end when Austin Peay’s baseball team travels to Samford for a three-game nonconference set.

The Govs and Bulldogs will begin the weekend with a 3:00pm, Friday contest followed by an 11:00am, Saturday meeting and a 1:00pm, Sunday finale at Joe Lee Griffin Field.

Austin Peay Baseball faces Samford Bulldogs this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball faces Samford Bulldogs this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Baseball’s game against Southern Illinois postponed

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – The after effects of Winter Storm Octavia have forced the postponement of Austin Peay State University baseball’s contest against Southern Illinois, originally scheduled to be played Wednesday.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation offers Winter Driving Tips

 

Ice and Snow Take It SlowNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation would like to offer drivers these tips to follow when dealing with winter weather. Remember Ice and Snow: Take It Slow

When it snows, use your head not your feet. Slow down for wet, snowy, or icy conditions; when visibility is poor; or when conditions are changing or unpredictable; no matter what type of vehicle you drive. Even an SUV with four-wheel drive may not be able to stop any faster, or maintain control any better, once you lose traction.

Roads in Clarksville-Montgomery County covered in sleet and snow.

Roads in Clarksville-Montgomery County covered in sleet and snow.

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AAA urges Motorists to use Caution while Driving in Winter Weather

 

3 out of 5 People Don’t have Winter Driving Kits in their Vehicles

AAATampa, FL - Extremely cold weather is moving across the southeastern U.S. and AAA warns motorists to be careful and make sure their vehicles are prepared for an emergency.

According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, each year, 24 percent of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15 percent happen during snowfall or sleet.

Caution is urged when driving on snow and sleet covered roads.

Caution is urged when driving on snow and sleet covered roads.

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APSU Governors Basketball’s game versus Eastern Kentucky postponed due to Weather

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball game scheduled for 6:00pm (CT), Tuesday, against Eastern Kentucky has been postponed because of snow and icy weather conditions blasting both Tennessee and Kentucky, Monday.

The contest has been rescheduled for 6:00pm, (CT), Monday, February 23rd, in Richmond.

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Clarksville – Montgomery County under Ice Storm Warning until Tuesday morning

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an ice storm warning, which is in effect until 9:00am CST Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 for the Clarksville-Montgomery County area as well as parts of Middle Tennessee. The winter storm warning has been cancelled.

An ice storm warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of ice accumulations will make travel dangerous or impossible.

Travel is strongly discouraged.

Ice and snow on roads in Montgomery County will make travel dangerous or impossible Tuesday morning.

Ice and snow on roads in Montgomery County will make travel dangerous or impossible Tuesday morning.

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