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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flood Watch Thursday, Friday

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Wednesday, January 1, 2020 @ 8:43 am In News | No Comments

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and portions of Middle Tennessee that is in effect from Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 at 12:00pm CT until January 3rd, 6:00pm CT.

The first storm system of 2020 will bring more moderate to heavy rain to Middle Tennessee on Thursday and Friday, with rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches expected. This rainfall falling so soon after the recent heavy rain last Sunday could lead to more flooding across the area.

A Flood Watch is in effect for Clarksville-Montgomery County beginning Thursday and ending late Friday afternoon.

A Flood Watch is in effect for Clarksville-Montgomery County beginning Thursday and ending late Friday afternoon.

The chance of rain Thursday and Thursday night is 100%. Rain likely Friday at 70% tampering off to 50% Friday night.

Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected.

Heavy rainfall could lead to flooding of roads, low lying areas, low water crossings, rivers, creeks and streams.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Counties Affected

Stewart County, Montgomery County, Robertson County, Sumner County, Macon County, Clay County, Pickett County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Dickson County, Cheatham County, Davidson County, Wilson County, Trousdale County, Smith County, Jackson County, Putnam County, Overton County, Fentress County, Perry County, Hickman County, Lewis County, Williamson County, Maury County, Marshall County, Rutherford County, Cannon County, De Kalb County, White County, Cumberland County, Bedford County, Coffee County, Warren County, Grundy County, Van Buren County, Wayne County, Lawrence County, and Giles County.

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