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NASA says Sea Level Mission to collect data on Earth’s Oceans, Atmosphere

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – When a satellite by the name of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich launches this November, its primary focus will be to monitor sea level rise with extreme precision. But an instrument aboard the spacecraft will also provide atmospheric data that will improve weather forecasts, track hurricanes, and bolster climate models.

“Our fundamental goal with Sentinel-6 is to measure the oceans, but the more value we can add, the better,” said Josh Willis, the mission’s project scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California. “It’s not every day that we get to launch a satellite, so collecting more useful data about our oceans and atmosphere is a bonus.”

The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich spacecraft undergoes tests at its manufacturer Airbus in Friedrichshafen, Germany, in 2019. The white GNSS-RO instrument can be seen attached to the upper left portion of the front of the spacecraft. (Airbus)

The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich spacecraft undergoes tests at its manufacturer Airbus in Friedrichshafen, Germany, in 2019. The white GNSS-RO instrument can be seen attached to the upper left portion of the front of the spacecraft. (Airbus)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch today

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch from noon until late tonight for Clarksville-Montgomery County and portions of Middle Tennessee.

Heavy showers associated with the remnants of Hurricane Laura will move across Middle Tennessee this afternoon and tonight. 1 to 2 inch rainfall amounts will be common, but a few locations under the heaviest showers could have 3 to 4 inches.

Flooding

Flooding

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Strong Thunderstorm spotted near Clarksville

 

National Weather ServiceClarksville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that at 4:22pm CT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Clarksville, moving northeast at 15 mph.

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

Locations impacted include: Clarksville Tennessee

This includes Interstate 24 between mile markers 1 and 13.

Heavy Rain

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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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Dense Fog expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County this morning

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that patchy dense fog is expected to form this morning across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee. The fog will occur mainly near bodies of water and other mid state low lying fog prone development locations.

In locations experiencing dense fog, visibilities will be less than one quarter of a mile. Slow down, be sure to use your low-beam headlights, and give yourself extra time to reach your destination.

This fog should begin to burn off by 8:00am CT.

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Strong Storms possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that few strong storms will be possible again this Saturday afternoon, May 23rd, 2020.

The threat will be the highest across the northwest. Strong wind gusts and small hail are the main threats.

No hazardous weather is expected for Sunday.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Freeze Warning for Tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Freeze Warning for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee for late tonight.

The freeze warning is in effect from 1:00am until 9:00am CT early Saturday morning, May 9th.

Lows will be in the lower 30s and upper 20s in some spots.

Frost is expected late Saturday night into Sunday morning. Some spots will have freezing temperatures.

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Severe Thunderstorms expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County this afternoon

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee.

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and evening across Montgomery County and portions of Middle Tennessee, with main threats being hail, damaging winds, and flooding.

There is a 30% chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and a 60% chance tonight. Rain showers can last until early Tuesday morning.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

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 6:00pm CT this evening, Sunday, May 3rd, 2020.

This watch includes seven Tennessee Counties. These counties include: Dickson County, Hickman County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Montgomery County, Perry County, and Stewart County.

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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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