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Clarksville-Montgomery County remains under a Flood Advisory

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that river and creeks will remain elevated for the next few days due to heavy rainfall and runoff. This could impact some low-lying areas and low water crossings.

Elevated water levels are expected to last until Wednesday.

The Flood Advisory is extended for the Cumberland River at Clarksville until Monday morning.

The Cumberland River at Clarksville is currently at 43.6 feet as of Thursday afternoon. Flood stage is 46 feet.

The Cumberland River at Clarksville is currently at 43.6 feet as of Thursday afternoon. Flood stage is 46 feet.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Billy Dunlop Park closed for renovations

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports Billy Dunlop Park, located at 1930 East Boyscout Road, is temporarily closed for renovations. The park is expected to re-open at the end of February.

Closures include the Blueway access points used by the public and rental vendors along the West Fork Red River at Billy Dunlop Park and Robert Clark Park.

Improvements include planting a riparian, or river bank, barrier at the river bed to help with erosion and renovations to the pavilion to include ADA Accessible restrooms.

For up-to-date information, visit www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Office

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

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Cumberland River at Clarksville to Crest Tonight

 

National Weather Service (NWS)

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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Flood Warning extended for the Cumberland River at Clarksville

 

National Weather Service (NWS)

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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Flood Advisory in effect for Cumberland River at Clarksville

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for the Cumberland River at Clarksville in Montgomery County.

Water levels on the Cumberland River below Old Hickory Dam will continue to slowly rise through today. Locations around Nashville from Old Hickory Dam through Bordeaux could likely reach or exceed Flood Stage late today or early Sunday.

Those with interests along the river should monitor future forecasts and anticipate a Flood Warning being issued later today.

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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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch staring tonight through Saturday night

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee that is in effect from Thursday night, February 21st, 2019 through Saturday evening, February 23rd.

Another storm system will bring waves of heavy rain across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee starting tonight and continuing through Saturday night.

An additional 2-4 inches of rain with locally higher amounts are expected through Saturday night. Due to the recent excessive rain, soils are saturated and area rivers and creeks are full.

2-4 inches of rain are expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County through Saturday night.

2-4 inches of rain are expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County through Saturday night.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under a Flash Flood Watch

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County, Western Dickson County, Stewart County, Houston County, and Humphreys County that is in effect through early Thursday morning.

At 3:33am CST, Wednesday, February 20th, doppler radar indicated heavy rain and thunderstorms moving across northwest Middle Tennessee. Radar estimates up to 1.5 inches of rain has fallen in this area since yesterday. The additional heavy rainfall this morning will cause minor flooding of roads and low lying areas across the advisory area.

1.5 to 3 inches of rainfall are expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County.

1.5 to 3 inches of rainfall are expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Float the River on May 20th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation will host another float event for canoe and kayak enthusiasts at 7:30am Saturday, May 20th, 2017.

Participants will float approximately 2 miles on the West Fork Red River from Robert Clark Park to Billy Dunlop Park.

Float the River event set for Saturday, May 20th.

Float the River event set for Saturday, May 20th.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites you to Float the River September 17th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to host yet another float event for canoe and kayak enthusiasts. The next float is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 17th.

Participants will float approximately 2 miles on the West Fork Red River from Robert Clark Park to Billy Dunlop Park. Canoes and kayaks must be dropped off by 7:30am at Robert Clark Park.

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