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Severe Thunderstorms possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that on Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 4:22pm CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 14 miles north of Dickson, moving northeast at 50 mph.

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

There will be a low-end severe weather threat after midnight for Clarksville-Montgomery County and portions of Middle Tennessee.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Arrests Fleeing Felon From 2019 Jail Escape

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPCookeville, TN – On Thursday, March 5th, 2020, Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Trooper Douglas Foster stopped a vehicle on I-40 in Putnam County for a traffic violation.

As Trooper Foster interviewed the driver and passenger he noticed signs of deception from both. The female passenger gave a name and date of birth that came back not on file, making her true identity suspicious.

Troopers were granted consent to search the vehicle. During the search, troopers found an identification card that belonged to the female passenger.

Stephanie Marie Briggs

Stephanie Marie Briggs

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Clarksville-Montgomery County is under Flash Flood Watch until late this evening

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, 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.

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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Senator Lamar Alexander Statement on Tennessee Major Disaster Declaration

 

U.S. SenateOak Ridge, TN – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement after U.S. President Donald J. Trump approved federal disaster assistance for 10 Tennessee counties impacted by severe storms and straight-line winds in October.

“I commend President Trump for quickly approving Governor Bill Lee’s request for a major disaster declaration to help the 10 Tennessee counties that were harmed by severe storms earlier this year. This federal assistance will help Tennessee communities begin to rebuild and recover.”

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways During Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.

All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 through 6:00am Monday, December 2nd, 2019.

No Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

No Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Work starting November 15th, 2019

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

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Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County from 7:00pm until 5:00am there will be resurfacing and curb ramp installation on SR 12 nightly.

There will be lane closures on SR 12 (Fort Campbell Boulevard) between Red River Bridge and the SR 374 junction.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Work starting November 7th, 2019

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOT

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County there will be resurfacing and curb ramp installation on SR 12 nightly from 7:00pm until 5:00am.

There will be lane closures on SR 12 (Fort Campbell Boulevard) between Red River Bridge and the SR 374 junction.

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TDOT reports Crash in Shelby County Work Zone Claims Two Lives, Injures Two

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – A crash in a work zone along Interstate 40 in Shelby County early this morning claimed the lives of two Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contract employees and injured a third worker and a Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper.

30 year old Justin Stafford (Salyersville, KY) and 22 year old Jared Helton (Salyersville, KY), both employees of A & A Safety, died at the scene of the crash.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Work starting November 1st, 2019

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOT

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County there will be grading operations at LM 22.38 on SR 13 nightly, from 7:00pm-5:00am.

There will be lane closures on SR 13 to install lane shifts.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Work starting October 18th, 2019

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOT

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County there will be resurfacing and curb ramp installation on SR 12 nightly from 7:00pm until 5:00am.

There will be lane closures on SR 12 (Fort Campbell Boulevard) between Red River Bridge and the SR 374 junction.

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