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Hickman Emergency Communication
Thursday February 21st, 2019 :: 02:00 a.m. CST

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 12:00AM Sunday

Another storm system will bring waves of heavy rain across Middle Tennessee starting tonight and continuing through Saturday night. An additional 2-4 inches of rain with locally higher amounts are expected through Saturday night. Due to the recent excessive rain, soils are saturated and area rivers and creeks are full. Additional heavy rainfall will quickly cause flash flooding. The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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.

* From late tonight through Saturday night

* An additional 2 to 4 inches of rain with locally higher amounts is expected in the watch area.

* Street flooding will be a hazard for travelers. Low-lying and poor drainage areas will be at risk for flash flooding, as well as creeks and streams.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DAVIDSON ... DICKSON ... PERRY ... WHITE ... FENTRESS ... MAURY ... ROBERTSON ... TROUSDALE ... SMITH ... WARREN ... HOUSTON ... CLAY ... MACON ... BEDFORD ... STEWART ... LEWIS ... LAWRENCE ... DE KALB ... RUTHERFORD ... OVERTON ... MONTGOMERY ... WILSON ... VAN BUREN ... CHEATHAM ... JACKSON ... COFFEE ... CUMBERLAND ... HUMPHREYS ... HICKMAN ... CANNON ... SUMNER ... GRUNDY ... PUTNAM ... PICKETT ... WILLIAMSON ... WAYNE ... MARSHALL ... GILES

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
Hickman Emergency Communication
102 E Swan St
Centerville, TN 37033

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 931-729-5146

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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