Post Tagged with: "National Weather Service"

Crews work to repair power lines in Dickson County, following an ice storm in early December. Image: Dickson Electric System

Is All That Ice Going To Knock Out My Power? The Weather Service Might Be Able To Tell

December 26, 2013 at 6:37 am

The National Weather Service is trying something new this winter. Forecasters are telling Middle Tennesseans not just how much ice will fall in an ice storm, but if the power will go out and for how long. The system could be useful one day, but right now it’s far from perfect.

Warm Weekend Ahead, But Flooding Possible

January 10, 2013 at 2:20 pm

Nashville has seen about two inches of rain over the last few days, but a front moving in from southern Texas will bring more moisture this weekend. Creeks and streams in the Nashville area could rise above their banks.

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.

Heat Dome Hovers over Middle Tennessee

July 20, 2011 at 5:26 pm

A heat advisory for the region continues until 7 o’clock Thursday night, though meteorologists say it could take a few weeks for the high-pressure system causing the heat to break up.

May Floods Force National Weather Service to Get Specific with Flood Warnings

January 12, 2011 at 2:42 pm

Failure to accurately predict flood levels in Nashville last May and issue effective warnings is leading to policy changes within the National Weather Service. The agency released its post-flood assessment Wednesday.

Tennessee’s Heat Wave Most Intense Since 2007

August 5, 2010 at 7:20 am

The heat wave that has gripped most of Tennessee continues Thursday.

Corps of Engineers’ Flood Response Hindered by Communication Errors

July 22, 2010 at 5:22 pm

The Army Corps of Engineers’ regional commander says communication problems during the May flood will lead to changes in how the agency operates.

Dean Says Flood Predictions Weren’t Enough

July 22, 2010 at 5:03 pm

Mayor Karl Dean says Nashville officials had to lean more on their own instincts than the predictions of weather and water experts during the May flood.