Sep 1 2017
11:15 am

Harvey’s rain and high winds will continue to impact Tennessee today. Areas of West Tennessee have reported up to 9” of rain in some locations. Davidson County in Middle Tennessee indicates 8” to 9” of rain since yesterday. East Tennessee will also experience Harvey’s heavy rains and high winds today. Flash flood watches and high wind advisories are to remain in place today as flash flooding and winds above 35 mph are expected.

Currently, 18,000 people area without power in Davidson, Montgomery, and Shelby counties. Overnight peak power outages across Tennessee totaled 40,000 customers.

More than 20 school systems are closed today due to weather conditions.

Via Humphrey

Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.