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Tornado Watch
Issued: 5:53 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 6 remains in effect until 1000 PM CST for the
following locations

TN
. Tennessee counties included are

Bedford Cheatham Davidson
Dickson Giles Hickman
Houston Humphreys Lawrence
Lewis Lincoln Marshall
Maury Montgomery Moore
Perry Rutherford Stewart
Wayne Williamson


Flood Warning
Issued: 3:50 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Elk River near Prospect
* until 02/27 02:06.
* At 03pm Saturday the stage was 29.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 32.0 feet tomorrow morning.
* At 32.0 feet... extensive flooding will occur across southeast Giles County.
Flood waters reach several homes in and around the Prospect, Elkton, and
Ardmore areas.


Lat... Lon 3510 8683 3504 8683 3495 8700 3480 8710
      3485 8716 3501 8705




350 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Richland creek above Pulaski
* until 02/25 20:30.
* At 03pm Saturday the stage was 21.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 26.5 feet tomorrow morning.
* At 20.0 feet... portions of vales mill Rd between Chicken creek Rd and the
Highway 64 bypass become inundated and may be subject to closure
* at 16.0 feet... flooding of low lying agricultural land along the river begins


Lat... Lon 3501 8696 3514 8712 3533 8712 3533 8696
      3518 8696 3505 8688


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:15 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight CST
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of middle Tennessee, including the following areas,
Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson,
De Kalb, Dickson, Fentress, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Houston,
Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Macon, Marshall, Maury,
Montgomery, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson,
Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren,
Warren, Wayne, white, Williamson, and Wilson.

* Until midnight CST tonight

* at least an additional one half to one inch of rainfall expected
with locally higher amounts possible on already saturated ground
conditions through the evening hours tonight.

* Potentially life-threatening flooding will be very possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


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Public Information Statement
Issued: 10:11 AM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Nashville surpasses record rain total for the month of
February...


Top 10 wettest februarys in Nashville

Rank year monthly total rainfall (inches)
1* 2019* 12.55*
2 1880 12.37
3 1890 10.95
4 2018 10.91
5 1956 10.31
6 1989 9.36
7 1874 9.23
8 1962 9.07
9 1939 8.87
10 1894 8.65

*through 10 am CST on February 23, 2019


Schaper

1011 am CST Sat Feb 23 2019

... Nashville surpasses record rain total for the month of
February...


Top 10 wettest februarys in Nashville

Rank year monthly total rainfall (inches)
1* 2019* 12.55*
2 1880 12.37
3 1890 10.95
4 2018 10.91
5 1956 10.31
6 1989 9.36
7 1874 9.23
8 1962 9.07
9 1939 8.87
10 1894 8.65

*through 10 am CST on February 23, 2019


Schaper


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:15 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight CST
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of middle Tennessee, including the following areas,
Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson,
De Kalb, Dickson, Fentress, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Houston,
Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Macon, Marshall, Maury,
Montgomery, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson,
Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren,
Warren, Wayne, white, Williamson, and Wilson.

* Until midnight CST tonight

* at least an additional one half to one inch of rainfall expected
with locally higher amounts possible on already saturated ground
conditions through the evening hours tonight.

* Potentially life-threatening flooding will be very possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


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