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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.

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Nashville Technology Council’s Summer Camps Program Gains Greater Reach by Going Virtual

 

Greater Nashville Technology CouncilNashville, TN – The Greater Nashville Technology Council (NTC) will today wrap up its 2020 NTC Technology Summer Camps program, held virtually for the first time. Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, NTC quickly pivoted to host 14 virtual camps for a total of 150 students aged 4th grade through high school.
 
One of the advantages of going virtual was that the instructors didn’t need to be Nashville-based; students were able to benefit from working with experts from across the country. In addition, going virtual made the camps more accessible to students throughout Middle Tennessee, including Davidson County, Robertson County, Sumner County, Wilson County and Williamson County.

14 science and tech camps hosted for 150 students from five Tennessee counties

14 science and tech camps hosted for 150 students from five Tennessee counties

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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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Lamar Alexander: Tennessee students need to return in the Fall

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – This week, I chaired a hearing in the Senate health committee with key administration officials and COVID-19 task force members to explore what federal, state and local governments need to do to get Americans back work and back to school. You can read more about that hearing below. 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Tennessee will receive more than $155 million to support COVID-19 Coronavirus testing and contact tracing across the state. Tennessee has done more testing than most states, but even more testing is key to ensuring folks are safe as they go back to work and back to school.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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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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Lamar Alexander: Accelerating the development of COVID-19 testing technologies

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – On Thursday, May 7th, 2020, the U.S. Senate health committee I chair will hold a hearing with Dr. Francis Collins at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Dr. Gary Disbrow at the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). 

This hearing will be an opportunity for senators to learn how NIH is working to create new technologies to produce the tens of millions of diagnostic tests we will need to contain COVID-19 Coronavirus.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Tennessee hospitals and clinics will receive an additional $179 million in funding made available through the CARES Act

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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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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Lamar Alexander: We are #TennesseeStrong

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – More help is on the way for Tennesseans in the fight against COVID-19 Coronavirus. This week, Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed into law legislation to provide an additional $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program to continue to make loans to small businesses, $75 billion for hospitals, and $25 billion to strengthen COVID-19 testing.

With money made available in the CARES Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is sending an additional $3.2 million to the Tennessee Department of Health to help small, rural hospitals across Tennessee as we continue the fight against COVID-19 Coronavirus.  

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Clarksville-Montgomery County, Stewart County under Weather Advisory

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a weather advisory for Northern Montgomery County and Eastern Stewart County until 3:00pm CT.

At 2:25pm CT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Big Rock, or 3 miles east of Dover, moving northeast at 55 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include: Clarksville, Fort Campbell, Big Rock, Cumberland City, Indian Mound and Woodlawn.

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