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Clarksville-Montgomery County remains under a Flood Advisory

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that river and creeks will remain elevated for the next few days due to heavy rainfall and runoff. This could impact some low-lying areas and low water crossings.

Elevated water levels are expected to last until Wednesday.

The Flood Advisory is extended for the Cumberland River at Clarksville until Monday morning.

The Cumberland River at Clarksville is currently at 43.6 feet as of Thursday afternoon. Flood stage is 46 feet.

The Cumberland River at Clarksville is currently at 43.6 feet as of Thursday afternoon. Flood stage is 46 feet.

At 2:00pm, Thursday the stage was 43.6 feet and slowly rising. Action stage is 40.0 feet. Flood stage is 46.0 feet. The river will rise to near 44.4 feet tomorrow morning.

At 45.0 feet, water approaches commercial and industrial properties on South Riverside Drive near TN-48, North Riverside Drive near Providence Boulevard East, Quarry Road, Kraft Street near College Street, and Zinc Plant Road. Water also continues to inundate agricultural areas and parks along the river, and adjacent tributaries including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.

At 43.0 feet, water continues to inundate low lying areas along the river, including agricultural areas, access points, portions of Riverfront Park on North Riverside Drive, and low lying areas of industrial property on Zinc Plant Road. Water also backs up adjacent tributaries, including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.

The Flood Advisory continues for the Cumberland River

  • Cumberland River At Hunters Point affecting Sumner…Trousdale and Wilson Counties
  • Cumberland River Near Edenwold affecting Davidson County
  • Cumberland River Near Hermitage affecting Davidson County
  • Cumberland River At Pennington Bend affecting Davidson County
  • Cumberland River At Omohundro Water Plant affecting Davidson County
  • Cumberland River At Nashville affecting Davidson County
  • Cumberland River Near Bordeaux affecting Davidson County
  • Cumberland River At Clarksville affecting Montgomery County
  • Cumberland River At Dover affecting Stewart County

Water levels on the Cumberland River will remain high into the weekend as water from upstream reservoirs moves through the basin.

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.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio or Clarksville Online for further information from the National Weather Service.


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