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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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Cumberland River at Clarksville under Flood Advisory

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Advisory for the Cumberland River at Clarksville Tennessee.

At 6:00am Sunday, February 22nd, the Cumberland River stage was 38.6 feet and flood stage is 46.0 feet.

The river will continue to rise to near 43.0 feet by after midnight tomorrow, February 23rd.

At 40.0 feet, low lying areas along the river, including agricultural areas, access points, and portions of Riverfront Park on North Riverside Drive begin to be inundated. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Montgomery County area under Flash Flood Watch through Sunday Morning, July 7th, 2013

 

Port Royal area under Flood Advisory

National Weather ServiceClarksville, TN – The National Weather Services has announced that a deep southerly flow of tropical moisture combined with an unusually strong upper level low will bring several more rounds of showers and thunderstorms to the Clarksville-Montgomery County area through early Sunday morning as a deep southerly moisture feed continues across Middle Tennessee and an upper level low moves just north of the region.

Additional rounds of showers and isolated thunderstorms will be possible through early Sunday morning.

Short Range Base Reflectivity Weather Radar Loop for Clarksville, TN

Short Range Base Reflectivity Weather Radar Loop for Clarksville, TN

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