Weather Aware conditions continue overnight due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7 a.m. for the northernmost portions of Texoma including Atoka, Coal, Johnston, Murray and Pontotoc Counties Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Rain ends NW to SE during the day Thursday.
11-20-06 - An house fire in Carter County has left a Dickson family homeless, just days before Thanksgiving.
Authorities says a man who was living in the home on Springdale and Dogwood, awoke to the wood burning stove on fire in the living room.
He was able to get everyone inside the home out, but the flames completely destroyed the home. Dickson firefighters worked throughout the night to get the fire under control.. They were able to keep the fire from spreading to nearby homes.