WEATHER- Excessive Heat- Afternoon Storms Likely

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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Nashville TN
552 AM CDT Thu Jul 7 2022

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Including the cities of Dover, Clarksville, Springfield,
Hendersonville, Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Erin, Tennessee Ridge,
Waverly, New Johnsonville, McEwen, Dickson, Ashland City,
Kingston Springs, Nashville, Lebanon, Mount Juliet, Linden,
Lobelville, Centerville, Hohenwald, Franklin, Brentwood,
Columbia, Lewisburg, Murfreesboro, Smyrna, La Vergne,
Shelbyville, Clifton, Waynesboro, Lawrenceburg, and Pulaski
552 AM CDT Thu Jul 7 2022

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values
  reaching around 110 each day.

* WHERE...Much of Middle Tennessee, generally along and west of I-65.

* WHEN...Until midnight CDT Friday night.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
  increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
  particularly for those working or participating in outdoor
  activities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Nashville TN
240 AM CDT Thu Jul 7 2022

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240 AM CDT Thu Jul 7 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Middle Tennessee.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

A dangerous combination of heat and humidity will continue.
Excessive Heat Warnings or Heat Advisories are in place for most of
the area.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected. A few may be severe with
damaging wind gusts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

A dangerous combination of heat and humidity will continue through
Friday. Excessive Heat Warnings or Heat Advisories are in place for
most of the area.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected Friday through Saturday.
A few storms may be severe with damaging winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter reports may be needed. Please relay any information about
observed severe weather to the NWS in Nashville.
Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 4pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 111. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 109. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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