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Flood Warning issued for Cumberland River at Clarksville

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a Flood Warning for the Cumberland River at Clarksville from this evening until Thursday morning, April 1st, 2021.

At 8:00pm CT Sunday, the stage was 45.1 feet and rising. The flood stage is 46.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast.

The river is expected to rise above flood stage late this evening to a crest of 49.1 feet tomorrow evening. It will then fall below the flood stage early Thursday morning.

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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Flood Warning extended for the Cumberland River at Clarksville

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has extended the Flood Warning for the Cumberland River at Clarksville until Thursday, February 28th at 3:00am.

At least an additional one half to one inch of rainfall is expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee with locally higher amounts possible on already saturated ground conditions through the evening hours tonight.

Water levels will continue to rise through tonight around the Nashville area and Minor to Moderate flooding is expected to occur from the Edenwold area through downtown Nashville, and to the Bordeaux area. Flooding could persist through Monday, and linger through most of next week.

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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Flood Warning for Port Royal extended until Saturday morning

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has extended the Flood Warning for Red River at Port Royal until Saturday, May 28th, at 2:48am.

At 7:00am on Friday, May 27th, the stage was 29.8 feet and rising. Minor flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 30.0 feet.

The Red River is forecasted to rise above flood stage this morning and continue to rise to near 31.0 feet this afternoon.

Recent rain and storms fell on an already saturated ground creating heavy run off and flooding.

Recent rain and storms fell on an already saturated ground creating heavy run off and flooding.

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Clarksville Montgomery County under Flood Warning until later tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a *flood warning for Stewart County, Northwestern Humphreys county, Houston County, and Western Montgomery County in Middle Tennessee until 9:30pm CT Thursday.

At 9:27am CT, doppler radar indicated moderate rain across far Northwest Middle Tennessee. 1 to 2 inches of rain has already fallen with some 3 inch amounts in western Stewart County.

Be Cautious on Water Covered Streets.

Be Cautious on Water Covered Streets.

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Weather and Flood Update

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Weather Service is projecting the Cumberland River to reach 52.9 feet by Thursday. 46 feet is considered flood stage, but it must rise to 53 to 55 feet to reach Riverside Drive, but not flood it. 62.58 feet is considered a major flood.

The Red River is projected to crest at 48 feet on Thursday. Last year, it crested at 49.48 feet. TEMA issued a flood warning for the Red until Friday.

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Turn around, don’t drown

 

Montgomery County is currently under a flood warning. The crest is expected to reach 54.6′ on May 3rd at 6:00 am on the Cumberland River at Clarksville, TN. Currently the river is at 47.66′, a level not reached since February 17th 2003.

Several people have died across Tennessee from these storms and extreme caution should be used when you are around flooded areas. You should avoid driving through flood water when it crosses the road, you never know how deep it actually is! In Nashville Tennessee 70 vehicles were submerged on I-24 in Antioch and one person died as a result, two more died in Stewart County, two other deaths were reported in Williamson and Carroll counties.

A flooded car at APSU

A flooded car at APSU

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Flood warning issued for Red River, Port Royal

 

high-water-2The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Red River near Port Royal, affecting Montgomery and Robertson counties.

Heavy rains have caused the Red River to rise even though the rain has ended. River readings exceed flood stage.

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