Current Watches and Warnings
Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 7:09 PM CDT on August 30, 2014
Expires 2:00 PM EDT on August 31, 2014
... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Sunday afternoon...
The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of middle Tennessee...
including the following counties... Bedford... Cannon... Clay...
Coffee... Cumberland... Davidson... De Kalb... Fentress... Giles...
Grundy... Jackson... Macon... Marshall... Maury... Overton...
Pickett... Putnam... Rutherford... Smith... Sumner... Trousdale...
Van Buren... Warren... white... Williamson and Wilson.
* Through Sunday afternoon
* persistent heavy rainfall.
* Creeks and rivers may overcome their banks into roadways within
the watch area. The heaviest rainfall may result in more
significant flash flooding of roadways making driving dangerous
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.
Statement as of 11:58 PM CDT on August 30, 2014
Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 31, 2014
... Heavy rains deluge much of the mid state...
... Flash Flood Watch is in effect for central and eastern middle
Tennessee through Sunday afternoon...
An upper level disturbance and a very moist atmosphere combined to
produce heavy rainfall over a large part of the mid state Saturday
afternoon and evening... especially from the I 65 corridor to the
Cumberland Plateau. Many areas received between one and three
inches with a few spots picking up between three and four inches.
Some of those locations included Columbia with 3.87 inches... and
Woodbury with 3.15 inches. Meanwhile... Jamestown picked up 2.86
inches... Mount Pleasant got 2.83 inches... Jamestown had 2.86
inches... and Livingston registered 2.63 inches.
Flash flooding and ponding was reported Saturday afternoon and evening
mainly along the Interstate 65 corridor... from Nashville to Giles
County... as well as along the northern Cumberland Plateau.
Additional heavy rains are possible in the mid state late tonight
and on Sunday... which will lead to the potential for more flash
flooding. Those in the Flash Flood Watch area should remain alert
to the weather... and be prepared to move to higher ground if more
heavy rains develop and flash flooding develops.
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:41 PM CDT on August 30, 2014
... Beechgrove NOAA Weather Radio is off the air...
The Beechgrove NOAA Weather Radio transmitter... broadcasting on a
frequency of 162.475 mhz... is off the air due to a power outage.
Technicians are working to return power to the site as soon as possible.
In the meantime... please tune to local media and commercial radio
for the latest severe weather information. Backup NOAA Weather
Radio transmitters are:
Winchester, al... broadcasting on a frequency of 162.525 mhz... or
channel 6 on most NOAA weather radios... and Spencer... broadcasting
on a frequency of 162.450 mhz... or channel 3 on most NOAA weather
Keep in mind that not all backup transmitters will tone for your
specific County... so please stay weather aware during the outage.
Thank you for your patience. We apologize for any inconvenience this
outage may cause.
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