The Leaf Chronicle – – Clarksville weather: Snow in 1951 crushed 4 buildings

Jimmy Settle, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Students being stuck at home for a sixth day on Wednesday has some in Clarksville remembering a winter storm so severe that it closed schools for more than a month.

This week, Dee Boaz, former editor of The Leaf-Chronicle, while thumbing through the private journals of her late husband, Judge Sam Boaz, found where he logged that winter storm in 1979, including the school closures.

Many residents here say there hasn’t been such a winter since then, although the ice storm of 1994 was certainly a disaster worth noting.

Read the full article: http://www.theleafchronicle.com/story/news/local/clarksville/2018/01/16/clarksville-weather-city-has-seen-much-bigger-snows-especially-late-1970-s/1036728001/

 
 
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Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 06/18 30%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm. Lows overnight in the low 70s.
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Tuesday 06/19 20%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 92F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Wednesday 06/20 60%
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Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High near 90F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

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