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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flood Watch until late Sunday night

 

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee from this morning until late Sunday night.

Additional rainfall today and tonight will cause excessive rain amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with local spots receiving 2+ inches.

Already saturated grounds and heavy rainfall will cause excess runoff and flooding issues in the Watch area.

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NASA Analyzes Cristobal, the Big Rainmaker

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – NASA’s Aqua satellite gathered infrared imagery and cloud top temperature data on Tropical Depression Cristobal, and it revealed the heavy rainmaking capability of the storm.

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecasts Cristobal to track northward through the Gulf of Mexico and toward Louisiana’s coast. Watches and warnings have gone into effect.

On June 5th, the NHC issued a Storm Surge Watch for the northern Gulf of Mexico coast from Indian Pass to Arepika, Florida, and from Grand Isle, Louisiana, to Ocean Springs, Mississippi, including Lake Borgne. In addition, a Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the northern Gulf of Mexico coast from Intracoastal City Louisiana to the Alabama/Florida border, including Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas.

On June 5th at 3:05am CDT (0805 UTC), the MODIS instrument aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite gathered temperature information about Tropical Depression Cristobal’s cloud tops. MODIS found several areas of powerful thunderstorms (yellow and red) where temperatures were as cold as or colder than minus 70 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 56.6 Celsius). (NASA/NRL)

On June 5th at 3:05am CDT (0805 UTC), the MODIS instrument aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite gathered temperature information about Tropical Depression Cristobal’s cloud tops. MODIS found several areas of powerful thunderstorms (yellow and red) where temperatures were as cold as or colder than minus 70 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 56.6 Celsius). (NASA/NRL)

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CMCSS announces Two Hour School Delay, Tuesday

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has announced that schools will be on a two-hour delay tomorrow, Tuesday, December 10th due to a predicted inclement weather event.

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Wintry Mix, Snow likely Tuesday for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports that rain will transition to a rain/snow/sleet mix followed by all snow in the Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee during the day on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019.

Snow amounts during the day and evening hours Tuesday will be around a few tenths up to an inch west of the Cumberland Plateau, and around an inch up to 2 inches on the Plateau.

Light snow expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County Tuesday.

Light snow expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County Tuesday.

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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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NASA’s IMERG Estimates Hurricane Dorian’s Rain

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – In the early hours of Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019, NASA reports Hurricane Dorian had been stationary over the island of Grand Bahama for 18 hours, most of the time as a category 5 hurricane. Storm-total rain accumulation over parts of Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands have exceeded 24 inches according to NASA satellite-based estimates.

On early Tuesday morning, Dorian’s central pressure had risen and its wind intensity had dropped to category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale. 

NASA’s IMERG storm-total rain accumulation over parts of Grand Bahama and Abaco islands have exceeded 24 inches according to NASA satellite-based estimates. The graphic also shows the distance that tropical-storm force (39 mph) winds extend from Hurricane Dorian’s low-pressure center, as reported by the National Hurricane Center. The symbols H and TS represent a hurricane of various Saffir-Simpson categories or a tropical storm, respectively. (NASA Goddard)

NASA’s IMERG storm-total rain accumulation over parts of Grand Bahama and Abaco islands have exceeded 24 inches according to NASA satellite-based estimates. The graphic also shows the distance that tropical-storm force (39 mph) winds extend from Hurricane Dorian’s low-pressure center, as reported by the National Hurricane Center. The symbols H and TS represent a hurricane of various Saffir-Simpson categories or a tropical storm, respectively. (NASA Goddard)

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Dodging the Roadkill: The Sturgis Chronicles – Part 2

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – As the weekend came to a close, it was bright and early on Monday morning.  Today was the day we would arrive at the 79th Annual Sturgis Rally.  The last couple of days had been uncharted territory for me, and arriving at THE largest motorcycle rally in the world would be another first.

We continued along I-90, a stretch of highway we had become all too familiar with, and our first stop would be the Badlands National Park.

The Badlands gets it’s name honestly. 

 Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park

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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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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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More Rain expected this afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports rain, possibly heavy at times, will lift northward towards Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee starting late this afternoon.

With area creeks and rivers already swollen and saturated soils, flash flooding will be possible overnight especially south of I-40.

Several more rounds of heavy rain are expected from Friday through Saturday night. Additional rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches will be possible across Middle Tennessee. These totals, combined with the recent rainfall and already saturated ground, could lead to significant flooding across the area.

2-4 inches of rain possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County this weekend.

2-4 inches of rain possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County this weekend.

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