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Clarksville-Montgomery County has Good Chance of Light Snow Accumulations Tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports an approaching cold front has brought rain showers into the Clarksville-Montgomery County area as well as most of Middle Tennessee, but by early this evening, a cold air mass following the frontal system will help to change the rain briefly to a rain/snow/sleet mix and eventually over to all snow.

Snowfall accumulations are expected to be light, with up to around an inch possible on the northern Cumberland Plateau, and a dusting up to around a half inch elsewhere.

Light snow expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County Tuesday night.

Light snow expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County Tuesday night.

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City of Clarksville Departments prepare for Ice, Snow

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Street Department on Monday night moved equipment and personnel to battle the wintry mix of ice and snow that hit the area.

City offices will open at 10:00am Tuesday, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts announced after a conference call with City department heads at 8:30pm. Monday. All essential personnel were to be on the job as usual on Tuesday. City Court will begin Tuesday at 10:00am.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Freeze Watch late Thursday

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Freeze Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee that is in effect from late Thursday, October 30th, 2019 through Friday morning.

Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 27 to 29 degrees possible.

Freezing to near freezing temperatures will be possible Friday morning through Monday morning.

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Cold, Blustery Halloween expected for Clarskville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceClarksville, TN – The National Weather Service reports that after a storm system brings 1 to 2 inches of rainfall tonight, Thursday, October 30th, to Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee, the system will work off to our northeast by Thursday afternoon.

As the system exits, colder air will begin to spread across the mid state. Early Thursday morning, temperatures will start out in the mid 40s far northwest, to the lower to mid 60s Plateau. By late afternoon, temperatures will fall into the upper 30s to mid 40s.

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Cold Weather

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NASA Examines Hurricane Dorian’s Rainfall, Temperatures Along Carolina Coast

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – As Hurricane Dorian continued to lash the coast of the Carolinas NASA’s IMERG assessed the rainfall the storm generated and NASA’s Aqua satellite provided a look at the temperatures of the cloud tops to assess strength.

By Friday morning, September 6th, Hurricane Dorian was located off the coast of North Carolina, having generated tornadoes the previous day as the northern rainband came ashore in North Carolina. NASA’s satellite-based real time precipitation estimates suggest that, during the past day, most of the areas experiencing over 10 inches of rain accumulation remained offshore, while Dorian did drop heavy rain on South Carolina and North Carolina.

NASA’s IMERG showed during the past day, most of the areas experiencing over 10 inches of rain accumulation remained offshore, while Dorian did drop heavy rain on South Carolina and North Carolina. The graphic shows the distance that tropical-storm force (39 mph) winds extend from Hurricane Dorian’s low-pressure center, as estimated by the National Hurricane Center. (Visualization by NASA Goddard.)

NASA’s IMERG showed during the past day, most of the areas experiencing over 10 inches of rain accumulation remained offshore, while Dorian did drop heavy rain on South Carolina and North Carolina. The graphic shows the distance that tropical-storm force (39 mph) winds extend from Hurricane Dorian’s low-pressure center, as estimated by the National Hurricane Center. (Visualization by NASA Goddard.)

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National Weather Service issues Heat Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather service (NWS) has issued a Heat Advisory for Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee.

Dangerously Hot and Humid Conditions are expected across the area.

The combination of heat and high humidity will push heat indicies above 105 tomorrow afternoon for areas west of the Cumberland Plateau.

High temperatures expected Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

High temperatures expected Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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National Weather Service forecasts Rain, Thunderstorms for Clarksville-Montgomery County during Fourth of July Holiday

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports scattered thunderstorms will develop across Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as parts of Middle Tennessee this afternoon and last through this evening. A few could become strong, with wind gusts up to 50 mph and heavy rain.

There is a 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1:00pm Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019. Wednesday night, rain chances drop to 30 percent before 9:00pm.

Chance of rain for Clarksville's Fireworks show tonight and tomorrow night for the Fort Campbell Independence Day Concerts and Fireworks.

Chance of rain for Clarksville’s Fireworks show tonight and tomorrow night for the Fort Campbell Independence Day Concerts and Fireworks.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Dams saved $1.72 billion in Flood Damage

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN –  The 10 dams operated by the U.S. Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin performed as designed during the wettest February on record, saving an estimated $1.72 billion in would-be flood damage to the region.

The ability to hold back water where possible reduced impacts in Nashville by as much as 16 feet, preventing $1.5 billion of damage that would have resulted from higher water. The water level on the Cumberland River in Music City reached 40.93 feet with projects operating, but would have reached an estimated 57.2 feet if the storage projects upstream were not in existence.

Dale Hollow Dam on the Obey River in Celina, Tennessee, discharges water March 4th, 2019. (Don Busbice, USACE)

Dale Hollow Dam on the Obey River in Celina, Tennessee, discharges water March 4th, 2019. (Don Busbice, USACE)

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Cumberland River at Clarksville to Crest Tonight

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports water levels on the Cumberland River from the Nashville area to Ashland City have crested and are beginning to subside, and most locations should fall below Flood Stage by this evening.

Near Clarksville and Dover, river levels will continue to rise slightly, before cresting later this evening. At Clarksville, the Cumberland River is projected to crest at 51.5 feet around midnight tonight. The Cumberland River will crest just after midnight in Dover at 66.8 feet. The stage for minor flooding is 67.0 feet.

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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City of Clarksville braces for Flooding

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Several Clarksville roads and park areas remained closed Saturday because of rising water, and the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, Clarksville Street Department and Clarksville Police continued to monitor parks, roads and travel conditions as more rain was forecast.

The National Weather Service issued flood warnings Saturday for the Cumberland River at Clarksville and the Red River at Port Royal, saying potentially life-threatening flooding will be possible.

Several Clarksville area parks remain closed as officials monitor roads.

Several Clarksville area parks remain closed as officials monitor roads.

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