Topic: Cheatham County
Nashville, 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.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as parts of Middle Tennessee. The flood watch will be in effect from 3:00pm until late tonight.
Rainfall rates of 2 inches in an hour can be expected this afternoon and evening when a line of storms moves through the mid-state. Total rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with locally heavier amounts possible, will lead to an increasing threat of flash flooding in the watch area this evening.
Legislation Declaring Tennessee the “Volunteer State” Moves Forward
Nashville, TN – Legislation officially designating the state of Tennessee as the “Volunteer State” is moving forward in the Tennessee General Assembly.
House Bill 1562 designates the “Volunteer State” as the official nickname of Tennessee. While Tennessee has held this distinction since 1812, it is not currently documented in state law.
The state of Tennessee has been referred to as the “Volunteer State” because of its tradition of answering the call of duty, especially during the War of 1812.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is seeking rural communities as it opens the application process for organizations to participate in this year’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
The goal of the SFSP is to ensure that children 18 and younger who benefit from meal programs during the school year continue to have that same access to nutritious meals during the summer.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Laurel Wilt Disease detected in Robertson County, Hamblen County
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is advising forest landowners to monitor their sassafras trees after detecting new cases of laurel wilt disease in Robertson County and Hamblen County. In the last quarter of 2019, the disease was detected in trees in Montgomery County, Cheatham County, Dickson County and Williamson County.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Clarksville-Montgomery County, Northern Dickson County, Northern Cheatham County and Robertson County. A Tornado Watch is in effect until 1:00pm CST for Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee.
At 8:08am CST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Elkton Kentucky to 10 miles north of Dickson, moving northeast at 60 mph.
Nashville, 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.
November County Unemployment Rates Improve in more than One-Third of Tennessee Counties
Nashville, TN – Unemployment dropped in more than one-third of Tennessee’s 95 counties in November, according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).
Unemployment remained the same in November, as it was in October, at 3.4 percent for Montgomery County.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Dense Fog Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County and several areas across Middle Tennessee.
Patchy dense fog has developed across Middle Tennessee leading to visibilities less than one quarter mile in some locations. Patchy dense fog is expected to linger through the rest of the night and dawn hours.
Caution should be used if travel is planned tonight as visibilities may quickly be reduced to less than one quarter mile.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as a portion of Middle Tennessee.
At 1:18pm CT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 9 miles southeast of Clarksville to 10 miles north of Dickson. Movement was northeast at 45 mph.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
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