Flood, Wind Advisories and Warnings issued as Harvey crosses Tennessee

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Please consult your local NWS forecast for details of this ongoing weather situation.

The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a flood advisory for the following rivers in middle Tennessee:

  • Cumberland River At Clarksville AFFECTING Montgomery County
  • Cumberland River At Dover AFFECTING Stewart County
  • Duck River Near Hurricane Mills AFFECTING Humphreys County
  • Harpeth River At Bellevue AFFECTING Davidson and Williamson Counties

Heavy rains from the remnants of hurricane Harvey have caused rapid rises along the Cumberland, along the Duck, and along the Harpeth rivers. Locations along the river are expected to go above action stage.

The National Weather Service has issued  Wind Advisories for varying areas across Tennessee.  Winds of 15-25 mph are occurring with gusts up to 40 mph. Blown furniture, downed power lines, shallow rooted trees and any loose objects including patio furniture and garbage cans will be blown around. Consult the NOAA for updates on these hazardous weather conditions.

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio or other local media for further information from the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service in Nashville, Tn has issued a Flood Advisory for the Cumberland River At Clarksville:

  • At 12 a.m. Friday the stage was 26.0 feet…and rising.
  • Flood stage is 46.0 feet.
  •  The river will continue to rise to near 45.4 feet by tomorrow morning.
  • At 46.0 feet, flood waters begin to impact areas along the river, including agricultural and commercial properties, Riverfront Park, and adjacent tributaries including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek. Affected locations include South Riverside Dr near TN-48, North Riverside Drive near Providence Blvd East, Quarry Road, Kraft St near College Street, and Zinc Plant Road. Water approaches properties near Salem Road and Seven Mile Ferry Road.
  • At 45.0 feet, water approaches commercial and industrial properties on South Riverside Drive near TN-4, North Riverside Drive near Providence Blvd East, Quarry Road, Kraft Street near College Street, and Zinc Plant Road. Water also continues to inundate agricultural areas and parks along the river, and adjacent tributaries including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.
  • At 43.0 feet, water continues to inundate low lying areas along the river, including agricultural areas, access points, portions of Riverfront Park on North Riverside Drive, and low lying areas of industrial property on Zinc Plant Road. Water also backs up adjacent tributaries, including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.
  • At 40.0 feet, low lying areas along the river, including agricultural areas, access points, and portions of Riverfront Park on North Riverside Drive begin to be inundated. Water also backs up adjacent tributaries, including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.
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Christine Anne Piesyk has been a journalist for more than 45 years. Her credits include positions as Editor in Chief, Managing Editor, Staff Writer specializing in education, leisure living, food and arts and entertainment. She was co-producer, writer and on air persona for the Entertainment Review for 25 years. In "retirement," she finds herself working on online websites and as a book editor. In her other life, she is a costumer in her daughter's company, Gemini Dream Designs.

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