#childsafety | UPDATE: Montgomery County under flash flood watch until Thursday morning

Update, 10:15 a.m.: A flash flood watch has been issued for Montgomery County that starts Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. and ends Thursday morning at 7 a.m.

Other counties under the watch include Stewart, Robertson, Houston, Dickson, and Cheatham Counties.

Previously:

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – A combination of Hurricane Zeta and an intense system over the Southeast will bring rainfall that could exceed 3 inches to Clarksville today and Thursday.

“Some isolated areas (of Middle Tennessee) may see amounts exceed 3 inches, especially in the northwest and southern Plateau,” according to an alert from the National Weather Service in Nashville. “Heavy rain may result in minor flooding this afternoon into the early morning Thursday.”

Area lakes and rivers should be in “good shape” though.

“All are running low due to the lack of recent rainfall, but some minor rises on area rivers will be possible on Thursday and Friday if any spots see more than 3 inches,” the NWS said.

The rain should clear out by Friday, with a cool and dry weekend ahead.

Clarksville forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next several days.

Today: Chance of showers in the morning, then showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers near 100 percent.

Tonight: Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Thursday: Showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Temperatures falling into the 50s in the afternoon. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 90 percent.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 50s.

Sunday Night And Monday: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

Monday Night And Tuesday: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.


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