Post Tagged with: "flooding"

Mill Creek Monitored for Flooding

December 28, 2011 at 7:18 am

Everyday, the National Weather Service turns out a flood forecast for the Cumberland, Duck, and Harpeth Rivers. Now the agency will do the same for a southeast Nashville creek with a history of flooding.

FEMA Aid Tops $100 Million

May 18, 2010 at 7:57 am

FEMA says it has given out $100 million just two weeks after deadly historic flooding devastated homes and businesses in Tennessee.

Davidson County Primary Elections Decide Court Clerks and Others

May 18, 2010 at 7:39 am

Tuesday is election day in Davidson County. The county primaries originally scheduled for the week following the flood will happen today, with a few changes in polling places.

FEMA Chief Returns To Tennessee

May 6, 2010 at 7:03 pm

The head of the Federal Emergency Management agency was back in Tennessee for the second time this week assessing the flood disaster.

City Workers Assess Devastation; Dean Says Damage Tops $1 Billion

May 5, 2010 at 4:19 pm

While President Obama has declared the area a federal disaster area, Dean says it’s too soon for details about what sort of aid will follow.

Gallery: After the Flood

Gallery: After the Flood

May 5, 2010 at 1:49 am

More of Nashville Public Radio’s photos of the
flood’s aftermath across Middle Tennessee.

Nina Cardona contributed to this collection.

Lights Out in Downtown Nashville

May 4, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Floodwaters from the swollen Cumberland River are receding in Nashville. Several businesses are damaged in the historic downtown known for its honky-tonk live music bars, but even those that aren’t badly flooded won’t be up and running for awhile.

Load After Load Of Debris

May 4, 2010 at 1:42 pm

Massive debris removal from the weekend flooding is well underway in many Middle Tennessee communities.

Workers Sandbag to Protect Metro Center, Water-Treatment Plant

May 4, 2010 at 12:15 am

Some of downtown’s signature sites are underwater, including the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, and LP field, home to the Tennessee Titans football team, as well as Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville Predators hockey team.

FEMA Chief Joins Aerial Survey of Tennessee

May 3, 2010 at 11:26 pm

Craig Fugate, the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, was one of the officials who flew over flooded parts of Tennessee Monday. He says it will be hard to put a dollar value on the damage.

Officials Field Water Flow Questions

May 3, 2010 at 10:28 pm

Metro and State officials are asking Nashville residents to cut their water usage in half. One of the city’s waste water plants is flooded and out of operation.

Governor Surveys State, Requests Federal Disaster Declaration

May 3, 2010 at 9:16 pm

Governor Phil Bredesen and a dozen officials took two National Guard Blackhawk helicopters to Jackson and back Monday afternoon. Minutes after the governor landed at the 118th Airlift Wing at Berry Field in Nashville, he tolled off the list of blows stuck to Tennessee in two days of unprecedented rain.

Cumberland River’s Crest Revised

May 3, 2010 at 5:08 pm

National weather officials now say the Cumberland River will crest at 52.5 feet at 8 p.m. on Monday night. The river was originally projected to crest at 51.5 feet at noon on Monday.

Request For Federal Aid To Come

May 3, 2010 at 12:36 pm

Governor Phil Bredesen is flying over West and Middle Tennessee to see the impact of flood damage the historic weekend rains. He’s expected to request federal help in the next 24 hours.

Rivers Continue to Rise after Weekend of Historic Rain in Tennessee

May 3, 2010 at 7:06 am

Record shattering rains in Tennessee have stopped but now concerns turn to the rivers, which continue to swell beyond their banks. The Cumberland River has yet to crest.

Chattanooga Flooding Expected to Crest Soon

September 22, 2009 at 4:43 pm

Flooding continues today in the Chattanooga area.