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Clarksville needs better preventative measures for winter storms

With the winter weather being as rough as it has been these past few years around Clarksville, it’s time to incorporate better methods of keeping roads and schools snow-free. Mother nature can be somewhat predictable. With today’s advancements in forecasting, meteorologists often can provide rough estimate as to what weather we are ...

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“Snowpocalypse Now”

APSU and the surrounding area has been brought to its knees the week of Feb. 16 due to Winter Storm Octavia that brought a mix of snow, ice and sleet. The snow drifts reach heights of four to seven inches and hinder most activity within Montgomery County. Many news outlets took significant notice ...

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Forecasters warn of ice for Tennessee and neighboring states

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Storm Prediction Center says freezing rain could accumulate at rates of up to one-tenth of an inch per hour in a corridor from northeastern Arkansas to southwestern Indiana for a time Tuesday afternoon. An ice storm warning is already in effect for central and northern ...

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A bitter cold front hits the U.S. over break

» By David Harris Staff Writer In the first two weeks of 2014, the U.S. was hit by a cold front, the coldest in 20 years. The arctic blast was caused by a polar vortex, “a large-scale cyclone centered near the Earth’s poles in the middle and upper troposphere and ...

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