WEATHER- Excessive Heat Continues, But, Storms and Relief On Way

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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Nashville TN
257 AM CDT Fri Jul 8 2022

TNZ005>008-023>028-056>062-075-093>095-082000-
/O.CON.KOHX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-220709T0500Z/
Stewart-Montgomery-Robertson-Sumner-Houston-Humphreys-Dickson-
Cheatham-Davidson-Wilson-Perry-Hickman-Lewis-Williamson-Maury-
Marshall-Rutherford-Bedford-Wayne-Lawrence-Giles-
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
257 AM CDT Fri Jul 8 2022

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT...

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

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

* WHEN...Until midnight CDT Tonight.

* 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.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Nashville TN
312 AM CDT Fri Jul 8 2022

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Stewart-Montgomery-Robertson-Sumner-Macon-Clay-Pickett-Houston-
Humphreys-Dickson-Cheatham-Davidson-Wilson-Trousdale-Smith-Jackson-
Putnam-Overton-Fentress-Perry-Hickman-Lewis-Williamson-Maury-
Marshall-Rutherford-Cannon-De Kalb-White-Cumberland-Bedford-Coffee-
Warren-Grundy-Van Buren-Wayne-Lawrence-Giles-
312 AM CDT Fri Jul 8 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.

Generally scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected through
tonight. A few storms may be severe with damaging winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Generally scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected on
Saturday. A few storms may be severe with damaging winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed. Please relay any information
about observed severe weather to the NWS while following all
local, state, and CDC guidelines.

We will update as needed and as always bookmark your Close To Home Weather Page. You can find it here, for Live Local radar, watches, and warnings.

 

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 109. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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