National Weather Service (NWS)
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Southern Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee until 9:30pm, Saturday, February 23rd.
At 6:34pm CT, emergency management reported ongoing water rescues in northern Dickson County. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen with more on the way. Flash flooding is expected to continue.
Some locations that will experience flooding include: Dickson, Ashland City, Waverly, Erin, Coopertown, White Bluff, New Johnsonville, McEwen, Tennessee Ridge, Hurricane Mills, Pleasant View, Charlotte, Vanleer, Slayden, Cheatham Dam and Cunningham.
This includes Interstate 24 between mile markers 18 and 27.
Rainfall will continue across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee through at least the evening hours tonight. Another round of rain will bring generally between one half to one inch of rainfall to the mid-state through the evening hours tonight with some locally higher amounts possible.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.
A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for
Dickson County, Southern Montgomery County, Cheatham County, Houston County,Humphreys County, and Southwestern Robertson County.