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Putnam County has been placed under a Tornado Watch until 5:00am. This means conditions are favorable for tornado development with any storms that pop up.

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Putnam County has been placed under a Tornado Watch until 3:00pm. This means conditions are favorable for tornado development with any storms that pop up.

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The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a Slight Risk (level 2/5) for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.

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The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a Marginal Risk (level 1/5) for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.

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NWS Issues Risk Level 2/5 for Strong to Severe Storms

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a Slight Risk (level 2/5) for severe storms Tuesday afternoon and evening 5/14.

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Putnam County has been placed under a Tornado Watch until 9pm. This means conditions are favorable for tornado development with any storms that pop up.

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The Storm Prediction Center Increased Putnam County To Moderate Risk (4/5)

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has increased Putnam County's severe weather risk for Wednesday May 8th to a Moderate Risk (level 4/5).

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NWS Storm Prediction Center Issues Marginal Risk (1/5) for Putnam County

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a Marginal Risk (level 1/5) for strong to severe storms Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Damaging wind gusts, hail, and heavy...

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NWS Issues Enhanced Risk (Level 3/5) for Putnam County

NWS Storm Predicition Center has issued an Enhanced Risk (level 3/5) for severe storms Tuesday April 2nd, 2024.

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2024 Severe Weather Season Begins With Possible Storms Tonight

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a MARGINAL RISK (level 1/5) for severe storms in our area overnight tonight (Thursday) into Friday...

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Damaging Winds, Large Hail, Heavy Downpours, and Low Chance of Tornadoes

The National Weather Service has placed our area under a Slight Risk (level 2/5) for severe thunderstorms Saturday night 12/9.

Main Concerns:

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NWS Storm Prediction Center Issues Risk Level 2/5 For Severe Storms Wednesday August 9th

The National Weather Service has issued a Slight Risk (2/5) for severe storms Wednesday afternoon/evening and again in the overnight hours of Wednesday night.

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NWS Storm Prediction Center issues severe weather risks for Putnam County Friday (June 30th) and Saturday (July 1st).

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A cluster of storms is possible Thursday morning June 29th

An Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect until Friday 11am

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NWS Issues Slight Risk of Severe Storms Sunday 8pm - 2am Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a Slight Risk (level 2/5) for severe storms in our area Sunday June 25th, beginning around 8pm and lasting until approximately 2am Monday morning.

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Sunday June 11th There Is An Enhanced Risk (3/5) For Severe Storms In Afternoon and Evening Hours

What: Strong to severe storms.

Where: All of Middle Tennessee.

When: 3 PM - 9 PM.

Main Threats: Strong to...

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Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible Tuesday (risk level 2/5)

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a Slight Risk (level 2/5) of severe thunderstorms for Tuesday May 16th.

Timeline: Noon -...

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Latest NWS Forecast Shows Slight Risk (2/5) for Extreme Northwest Putnam County

The National Weather Service has issued a Marginal Risk (level 1/5), with extreme Northwest Putnam County in a Slight Risk (level 2/5) for severe storms Monday night.

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NWS Issues Level 1/5 Risk For Severe Storms Sunday

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a Marginal Risk (1/5) for strong to severe storms on Sunday afternoon and into the overnight hours. Damaging winds and large hail...

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Strong to severe storms possible Wednesday afternoon and evening (risk 2/5)

Another chance for severe weather comes Wednesday afternoon and evening, with some storm activity overnight into Thursday morning.

The greatest risk for severe weather exists between 3pm...

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Strong to severe storms possible overnight Friday into Saturday morning - risk level 2/5

Strong to severe storms are possible late Friday night and into the early morning hours of Saturday morning. Storms should be clear of the area by sunrise Saturday morning.

The greatest...

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Risk Level 2/5 Issued By NWS Storm Prediction Center

As warmer temperatures set in for the weekend, they bring a chance of severe weather to our area for the overnight hours of Friday night into early Saturday morning.

Timing:...

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The National Weather Service Issues Enhanced Risk Friday March 3rd

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has increased the risk for Friday storms, Friday March 3rd, 2023.

An Enhanced Risk outlook has been issued for our area Friday March 3rd...

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Severe Weather Possible Wednesday Night Through Friday

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a severe weather threat for our area Wednesday night through Friday morning, with three primary rounds expected.

Round 1:...

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NWS Has Issued A Tornado Watch For Putnam County Until 7pm
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has decreased our severe risk category to Slight Risk (level 2/5). A Tornado Watch has been issued for our area until 7pm.
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NWS Increases Severe Weather Risk

That National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has increased the risk for severe storms on Thursday February 16th to an ENHANCED RISK (level 3/5).

Severe storms are...

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Emergency Alert System now has advanced information group for area weather events

The Putnam County Emergency...

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Marty Smith, longtime member of Putnam County’s emergency services, mourned by officials and community.

 

PUTNAM COUNTY, TENN – In 1975, Samuel...

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Long-term power outages expected with Winter Storm. Some residents may be without power until Wednesday February 17th.
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Alternate number for cell phone 911 calls

Putnam County Wireless 911 Calls Impacted by AT&T Outage

COOKEVILLE, TENN – An AT&T service outage that is impacting much of Middle Tennessee and portions of Kentucky, appears to be...

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Putnam County Tornado Survivors' Distribution Center will be moving this week.
 
In order to best accommodate the long-term needs of survivors, the Distribution...
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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Putnam County and City of Cookeville officials announced today the implementation of a debris removal plan that will soon begin on city...

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Our community cannot say THANK YOU enough to those who have dropped off and shipped supplies literally by tractor-trailer loads.
 
As our logistics/...
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MORTAGE ASSISTANCE

TORNADO MORTGAGE MITIGATION PROGRAM...

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Now that all residents who we are aware were displaced during the tornado have found accommodations, the Red Cross Shelter will be closing tomorrow, Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 12 noon. 
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Due to refrigeration and storage restrictions, we CANNOT accept:
 
Perishable Items / Items Needing Refrigeration
 
Also, to ensure food is not wasted...
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Volunteer to help the survivors of the Super Tuesday Tornado

VOLUNTEER

PUTNAM COUNTY TORNADO RECOVERY

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to help Putnam...

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GUIDELINES FOR PUTNAM COUNTY RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE TORNADO

As clean-up begins, Putnam County Officials highly encourage those affected by the March 3 tornado to follow...

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Cookeville Electric has an estimated 50 to 100 number of households are still without power. Main roads of focus currently: County Farm and Royal Oak
There will be some homes that...
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City of Cookeville and Putnam County Fire Departments are enforcing a Burn Ban until further notice.
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Per Double Springs Utility District:

All water sampling is complete. The boil notice is officially removed.

 
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It was officially confirmed this evening by the National Weather Service that the March 3 storm in Putnam County was an F-4 category tornado.
This means at least 175 mile...
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As of right now, this is the list of 18 tornado victims that have been identified in Putnam County.

Jessica Clark – 30’s female

Amanda Cole – 34 year old female

Hattie Collins...

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A message to campus from Tennessee Tech President Phil Oldham:

Dear Campus Community,

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ALL PUTNAM COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED Wednesday, March 4 - Friday, March 6. The...

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Putnam County and Cookeville officials will hold a press conference at 6:10 p.m. to give an update on the deadly...