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City of Clarksville offices to close at 2:30pm

 

Clarksville City Council Executive Session will move to Monday

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville government offices will close at 2:30pm today, Thursday, March 25th, 2021, and this afternoon’s 4:30pm. City Council Executive session will be postponed to Monday because of the threat of hazardous weather.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Montgomery County Government offices close early due to Hazardous Weather outlook

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government Offices will close at 2:30pm, today, Thursday, March 25th, 2021 due to the severe weather outlook from the National Weather Service (NWS).

The Montgomery County Health Department’s COVID-19 vaccination site will also close at 2:30pm.

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Be weather aware, have a safety plan for outdoor recreation

 

Written by Sara Goodeyon
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersKansas City, MO – With the arrival of the outdoor recreation season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District reminds outdoor enthusiasts and recreationalists to be weather aware when visiting Corps lakes and recreation areas.

The National Weather Service advises the public that the best protection from weather-related injury or death is to monitor the weather and postpone or cancel outdoor activities when inclement weather is in the forecast.

Sixty-four percent of lightning fatalities result from outdoor recreation. A large portion of these are from water activities and sports. Infographic courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District) «Read the rest of this article»

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Freezing Rain, Sleet falling across Clarksville Montgomery County Sunday night, March 2nd, creating hazardous road conditions

 

Ice and Snow means Take it SlowClarksville, TN – A winter storm is moving cross the Clarksville-Montgomery County area bringing with it rain, freezing rain and sleet. Later tonight, it will change to snow.

Currently rain from earlier in the evening has mixed with sleet causing an icy slush on the roads that is extremely slick. The current temperature is 27°F with the low overnight expected to reach 18°F. As the temperature drops, road conditions will only worsen.

Ice and Snow building up on a limb can cause it to break and fall on power lines, cars, etc.

Ice and Snow building up on a limb can cause it to break and fall on power lines, cars, etc.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Closes Early Today

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library will be closing a 6:00pm today due to the weather.

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APSU given StormReady sign by National Weather Service

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University was designated a StormReady University by the National Weather Service during a brief presentation held Tuesday, May 24th on the main campus.

Larry Vannozzi, meteorologist in charge with the NWS in Nashville, and Tom Johnstone, also with the NWS Nashville bureau, presented APSU Chief of Police Lantz Biles with a StormReady sign to be placed on the APSU main campus.

Austin Peay State University Chief of Police Lantz Biles (from left), Lt. Carl Little and Sgt. Georganna Genthner on May 24 receive a sign designating APSU as a StormReady University from Larry Vannozzi, meteorologist in charge with the National Weather Service in Nashville, and Tom Johnstone, also with the NWS Nashville bureau. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

Austin Peay State University Chief of Police Lantz Biles (from left), Lt. Carl Little and Sgt. Georganna Genthner on May 24 receive a sign designating APSU as a StormReady University from Larry Vannozzi, meteorologist in charge with the National Weather Service in Nashville, and Tom Johnstone, also with the NWS Nashville bureau. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

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Winter Storm moves into the area

 

Ice & Snow Take It SlowClarksville, TN – Snow has started to fall across Clarksville and with it comes another Winter storm warning for the area. There is a 100% chance of snow throughout this afternoon and tonight. The high today is suppose to reach 27 degrees with a low tonight of 15 degrees.

Roads will become covered in snow and become slick as the day progresses. Motorists should use caution on the drive home this afternoon. Those that can leave work early, should leave early for home. For more weather information, visit Discover Clarksville’s Weather.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools were closed today. Clarksville Academy closed early due to the incoming weather storm. Austin Peay State University will close at 2:30pm. The Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell will close today at 2:00pm. Fort Campbell’s workforce will begin early release as of 1:30pm.

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Road Conditions expected to worsen as the day progresses

 

Ice & Snow Take It SlowClarksville, TN – Early morning rain, turned to sleet and then to snow as weather conditions worsen across the Montgomery County area. Roads are already icing up in the more shaded areas. Motorists are cautioned to be careful and to take it easy on the drive home today.

As a cold front pushes eastward across Middle Tennessee, temperatures will continue to drop and one to two inches of snow, in some cases three or more, are expected. Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools will be closing two hours early today due to incoming weather conditions. More updates will be posted as they come in.

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Winter storm targets Middle Tennessee

 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.  FLOOD ADVISORY.

Winter WeatherNational Weather Service: Severe winter weather conditions through noon …significant icing in some areas, especially near the Kentucky border…poor road conditions… travel discouraged … falling trees limbs and power lines… some power outages are occurring.

School Closings (Wednesday, January 28) : Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools; St Mary’s/Clarksville; Clarksville Christian; Clarksville Academy; Austin Peay State University. All CMCSS school activities are cancelled for Wednesday, January 28, 2009. This includes games, practices, weightlifting, and open facilities.

UPDATE: Snow is falling in Clarksville, with 1-2 inches expected before the storm winds down around noon. Ice accumulations in some parts of the city have triggered power outages. Many side roads are snow covered and driving is difficult.

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Accumulating ice is expected to take down a number of trees and branches

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