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Temperatures are expected to dip to 30 degrees overnight. Leftover water on the roadways could freeze over and form black ice in the morning hours, especially at elevated surfaces and on bridges.
At least a dozen schools have delays and cancellations. Flooding on secondary roads are to blame for some. To see the list go to "SCHOOL CLOSINGS" on the left hand side of the page.
The National Weather Service has tentative plans to go out Monday in Eagleville, in Rutherford County, to survey possible tornado damage at a house at 896 Floyd Road that received some roof damage and where trees were reported uprooted.
River and isolated urban flooding are expected across middle Tennessee. The Harpeth River in Kingston Springs is over it's banks, according to the NWS and they say there is moderate flooding. Flood stage there for the river is 20 feet. As of 10 p.m. on Sunday night it was at about 24 feet.
Also, a flood warning was issued at 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning for the Duck River at Centerville in Hickman County. Minor flooding is forecast as the river is to rise above flood stage of 22 feet this morning.
The Cumberland and Stones River are under a flood advisory, as water levels remain high. The Cumberland River will crest in downtown Nashville near 32 feet. As of 1 a.m. on Monday morning, the stage is over 34 feet and rising. Flood stage is 41 feet.
(Picture at Loretta Lynn's ranch sent in by a viewer).
Monday, January 14 2013, 07:42 AM CST
National exhibit on Civil War in Nashville
May 20, 2013 08:09 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A national traveling exhibit on the Civil War will be on display at Nashville's Green Hills Library beginning on Monday.
The exhibit lets viewers experience the war through the eyes of politicians, soldiers, families and freed slaves. It includes letters, personal accounts and images that demonstrate how people grappled with the end of slavery, the nature of democracy and citizenship, the human toll of the war and the role of a president in wartime.
According to the library, the Gilder Lehrman Institute developed the exhibition to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
More information on the exhibit is available at http://www.library.nashville.org .
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