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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Tornado Watch until 10:00pm

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a tornado watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area.

At 6:23pm CT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 13 miles south of Clarksville, moving east at 55 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include: Springfield, Ashland City, Clarksville, Coopertown, Pleasant View, Adams, Cedar Hill, Cheatham Dam and Cunningham.

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Thunderstorms possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports strong thunderstorms will be possible across Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as most of Middle Tennessee this afternoon and into the early evening hours.

Winds of 40 to 50 mph will be the main concern in a few of these storms, along with locally heavy rainfall.

At 6:02pm CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8 miles south of Clarksville, moving east at 20 mph.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee until 4:30pm CT.

At 3:43pm CT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles west of Big Rock to near Tennessee Ridge to near Waverly, moving east at 50 mph.

These are very dangerous storms. Up to 80 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail can be expected.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Tornado Watch, Thunderstorm Warning, Wind Advisory

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, 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.

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Public invited for tour of Cheatham Dam and Powerhouse

 

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cheatham Dam Lock and Dam and Hydropower Plant in Ashland City, Tennessee, 11:00am Central Time Saturday, September 21st, 2019.

The tour is limited to 45 people. Pre-registration is required for all tour guests, including minors. The deadline to register, provided there are still open slots, is seven business days prior to scheduled tour. Personal information collected during sign-up is used for security background checks.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cheatham Dam Lock and Dam and Hydropower Plant on the Cumberland River in Ashland City, Tennessee, 11:00am Central Time Saturday, September 21st, 2019. The project is operated and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. (Leon Roberts, USACE)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cheatham Dam Lock and Dam and Hydropower Plant on the Cumberland River in Ashland City, Tennessee, 11:00am Central Time Saturday, September 21st, 2019. The project is operated and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. (Leon Roberts, USACE)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Warning until Midnight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood warning Saturday night, July 13th, 2019 for Clarksville-Montgomery County and surrounding area. Some storms this afternoon and evening have produced very heavy rainfall.

Flash Flood Warning is in affect for Northeastern Dickson County, Montgomery County, Northern Cheatham County and Western Robertson County.

At 8:55pm CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

Heavy rain late this afternoon and tonight expected to cause flooding in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

Heavy rain late this afternoon and tonight expected to cause flooding in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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Cheatham Lock closure extended due to High-River Flows

 

Written by Bill Peoples 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Cheatham Lock in Ashland City, Tennessee, will likely remain closed to navigation for at least 30 days due to high water levels at the project.

Flows moving through Cheatham Dam are expected to remain at 110,000 cubic feet per second for at least the next 30 days as the Corps of Engineers releases water from storage reservoirs upstream and maintains approximately a 39-foot stage in Nashville, Tennessee, and 42-foot stage in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Water is moving through Cheatham Dam Feb. 26, 2019 at a rate of about 110,000 cubic feet per second. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District officials are getting the word out to commercial and recreational navigators that Cheatham Lock will remain closed for at least 30 days due to the high water levels expected as the Corps continues to make water releases from its storage reservoirs upstream in the Cumberland River Basin. (Carol Vernon, USACE)

Water is moving through Cheatham Dam Feb. 26, 2019 at a rate of about 110,000 cubic feet per second. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District officials are getting the word out to commercial and recreational navigators that Cheatham Lock will remain closed for at least 30 days due to the high water levels expected as the Corps continues to make water releases from its storage reservoirs upstream in the Cumberland River Basin. (Carol Vernon, USACE)

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National Weather Service issues Flash Flood Warning for Southern Montgomery County

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, 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.

One half to one inch of rainfall expected across Clarksville-Montgomery county tonight.

One half to one inch of rainfall expected across Clarksville-Montgomery county tonight.

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National Weather Service issues Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch that is in effect for Clarskville-Montgomery County and northern Middle Tennessee from 6:00pm this evening through Tuesday morning, February 12th.

A lengthy period of on and off moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall across northern Middle Tennessee will begin tonight and last into Tuesday.

The rainfall should finally come to an end on Tuesday.

The Cumberland River at the R.J. Corman Railroad Bridge in Clarksville.

The Cumberland River at the R.J. Corman Railroad Bridge in Clarksville.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managing its dams in Cumberland River System

 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is managing releases as appropriate at its dams on the Cumberland River and its tributaries due to recent and ongoing rain events and those forecasted for the next week.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for much of the Cumberland River Basin and is forecasting the potential for some rivers and streams to surpass flood stage.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is passing water through Cheatham Dam on the Cumberland River in Ashland City, Tennessee at a rate exceeding 90,000 cubic feet per second. Cheatham Lock is closed because of the strong currents flowing through the dam. (Mark Rankin)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is passing water through Cheatham Dam on the Cumberland River in Ashland City, Tennessee at a rate exceeding 90,000 cubic feet per second. Cheatham Lock is closed because of the strong currents flowing through the dam. (Mark Rankin)

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