CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. â€“ (CLARKSVILLENOW) The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area through Tuesday at noon.
4 AM UPDATE: 1 to 1.5 inch of rain will fall this morning in Mid Tn. Flooding of streets, streams, and low lying areas possible, especially in the FLOOD WATCH area along and north of I-40. pic.twitter.com/gBaOM9uy0b
â€” NWS Nashville (@NWSNashville) February 12, 2019
In addition to the rain, wind gusts as high as 35 miles-per-hour may also contribute falling trees in areas of saturated ground. Flooding is possible on area roads, low lying areas, creeks and streams. Area rivers are expected to start rising again and crest around midweek.
With the heaviest rains expected tonight and a Flood Watch til 12 pm Tuesday, here’s a reminder about flood waters. It’s nothing to mess around with. Middle TN lost at least 1 person last week to flooding and there were many swift water rescues. Turn Around Don’t Drown #TADD pic.twitter.com/PS30qinGsU
â€” NWS Nashville (@NWSNashville) February 11, 2019
Temperatures throughout the week will remain in the high 50s to 60s throughout the week. Rain will end briefly on Wednesday with sunny skies but more rain is expected Thursday.