WEATHER ALERT: Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Montgomery, Robertson counties


Update, 11:12 a.m .: A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for northern Montgomery County and northwestern Robertson County until 11:45 a.m.

At 11:10 a.m., a severe thunderstorm occurred 10 miles west of Clarksville, moving northeast at 60 mph, with potential wind gusts of 60 mph and size hail. ‘a cent.

In Kentucky, Todd County is subject to a tornado warning until 11:30 a.m.

Update, 10:53 am: A Tornado watch was issued for Montgomery, Robertson, Houston, Dickson and Cheatham counties until 6 p.m.

A tornado watch means conditions could cause a tornado to form.

In Kentucky, Todd and Christian counties are subject to a flash flood warning until 6 p.m.

For local severe weather alerts and updates, tune to Beaver 100.3, Q108, Z97.5, Rewind 94.3, or NewZee 105.5 radio stations.

Previously:

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for northwest Montgomery County and southeast Stewart County until 11:15 a.m.

At 10:37 a.m., a severe thunderstorm was located over Dover, moving northeast at 55 mph with wind gusts of 60 mph and penny-sized hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding and trees.

Locations affected include Dover, Clarksville, Indian Mound and Woodlawn. This includes Interstate 24 between Meter Terminals 1 and 5.

Flood Watch issued

A flood watch remains in effect until 9 p.m. today as heavy rains can result in isolated flooding. Up to 2 inches of precipitation will be possible, the NWS said.

The Flood Watch covers Montgomery and surrounding counties, where excessive runoff can flood rivers, streams, streams, and other low-lying, flood-prone areas.

Cold front in motion

“A cold front will start to approach the area at the end of the day. This cold front will work on a very hot and unstable air mass. As a result, severe thunderstorms will be possible from mid-afternoon and will continue until tonight. Destructive straight-line winds, large hail and a few tornadoes will all be possible, ”the NWS said.

Look for wind speeds averaging 10 to 15 mph today. In the afternoon, wind gusts of up to 35 mph will also be possible.

Clarksville Forecast

Here are the day-to-day perspectives.

Today: Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms can produce heavy rain in the morning. Some thunderstorms can be severe with heavy rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Temperatures falling in the 60s in the afternoon. Winds southwest at 10 to 15 mph gusting to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Tonight: Colder, cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight possibility of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms can be severe with heavy rain in the evening. Lows in the upper 30s. Winds southerly 5 to 10 mph moving northwest 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Sunday: Colder, cloudy. Possibility of rain showers in the morning, then possibility of rain showers possibly mixed with flurries in the afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs around 40. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Sunday night: Mostly cloudy with 20 percent chance of flurries in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lowest in the lower 20s. Winds from the north at 5 to 15 mph.


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