Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a *flood warning for Stewart County, Northwestern Humphreys county, Houston County, and Western Montgomery County in Middle Tennessee until 9:30pm CT Thursday.
At 9:27am CT, doppler radar indicated moderate rain across far Northwest Middle Tennessee. 1 to 2 inches of rain has already fallen with some 3 inch amounts in western Stewart County.Rain will continue today into this evening with another 1 to 3 inches of rainfall likely.
This is likely to cause some flooded roads, flooding along small streams and flooding of low lying areas.
*Some locations that will experience flooding include: Waverly, Camden, Dover, Erin, Clarksville, New Johnsonville, Tennessee Ridge, Big Rock, Cumberland City, Houston County Airport, Indian Mound, Land Between the Lakes and Woodlawn.
Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful enough to sweep vehicles off the road.
When encountering flooded roads make the smart choice…turn around…don`t drown!