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National Weather Service reports a Line of Strong Thunderstorms Approaching Clarksvillle-Montgomery County

Clarksville, TN – A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued until 3:00am for the following Tennessee Counties:

Anderson County, Bedford County, Benton County, Bledsoe County, Bradley County, Campbell County, Cannon County, Cheatham County, Claiborne County, Clay County, Coffee County, Cumberland County, Davidson County, De Kalb County, Dickson County, Fentress County, Grainger County, Grundy County, Hamilton County, Hickman County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Jackson County, Knox County, Lewis County, Loudon County, Macon County, Marion County, Marshall County, Maury County, Mcminn County, Meigs County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Overton County, Perry County, Pickett County, Putnam County, Rhea County, Roane County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Scott County, Sequatchie County, Smith County, Stewart County, Sumner County, Trousdale County, Union County, Van County, Buren County, Warren County, White County, Williamson County, and Wilson County.

The Line of Storms approaching Montgomery County (Radarscope)
The Line of Storms approaching Montgomery County (Radarscope)

At 9:42pm CDT, National Weather Service meteorologists were tracking a line of strong thunderstorms over southern Kentucky, about 15 to 20 miles northwest of Clarksville and Land Between the Lakes moving southeast at 25 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 to 50 mph are expected with these storms, which will be capable of breaking branches and downing shallow rooted trees. In addition, you can expect torrential downpours, and frequent and dangerous lightning strikes.

Some of the cities in the path of these storms include Clarksville, Dover, Tennessee Ridge, and Cedar Hill.


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