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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:43 AM CDT on July 20, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 21, 2017


... Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT Friday.

* Heat index values... 100 to 104 this afternoon, and 102 to 106
for Friday afternoon.

* Locations... the highest heat index values will occur along and
west of I-65, but this advisory may need to be expanded farther
east on Friday. Also, the advisory may need to be extended
through Saturday.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will lead to an increased risk of heat related stress and
illness. The very Young, the elderly, those without air
conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor
activities will be the most susceptible. Also, car interiors
will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.



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Special Statement

Statement as of 4:19 AM CDT on July 20, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on July 20, 2017


... The first significant heat wave of the Summer will spread into
middle Tennessee...

Several days of very hot and humid weather are expected as strong
high pressure spreads across the mid state. High temperatures in
the mid 90s will be common through Saturday, with heat index
values from 100 to 106. The Cumberland Plateau will not be quite
as hot, with maximum heat index values in the middle 90s. A heat
advisory has been issued for areas along and west of I-65, and
this advisory may be expanded eastward as heat builds on Friday.

Wear lightweight, loose fitting, and light colored clothing to
reflect heat if you must be outdoors. Drink plenty of water.
Avoid being outdoors during the afternoon, if possible. Check on
relatives and neighbors, especially the elderly.

Do not leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle. The
temperatures inside a vehicle can reach deadly levels in only a
few minutes.


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419 am CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

... The first significant heat wave of the Summer will spread into
middle Tennessee...

Several days of very hot and humid weather are expected as strong
high pressure spreads across the mid state. High temperatures in
the mid 90s will be common through Saturday, with heat index
values from 100 to 106. The Cumberland Plateau will not be quite
as hot, with maximum heat index values in the middle 90s. A heat
advisory has been issued for areas along and west of I-65, and
this advisory may be expanded eastward as heat builds on Friday.

Wear lightweight, loose fitting, and light colored clothing to
reflect heat if you must be outdoors. Drink plenty of water.
Avoid being outdoors during the afternoon, if possible. Check on
relatives and neighbors, especially the elderly.

Do not leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle. The
temperatures inside a vehicle can reach deadly levels in only a
few minutes.


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429 PM CDT Wed Jul 19 2017

..the first significant heat wave of the Summer will arrive
midweek and continue into the weekend...

Several days of very hot and humid weather are expected as strong
high pressure spreads across the mid state. The hottest days will
be Thursday through Saturday, when high temperatures in the mid
90s will be common. Heat index values will top out in the 100 to
104 degree range each afternoon. The Cumberland Plateau will not
be quite as hot, with maximum heat index values in the middle 90s.

Wear lightweight, loose fitting, and light colored clothing to
reflect heat if you must be outdoors. Drink plenty of water.
Avoid being outdoors during the afternoon, if possible. Check on
relatives and neighbors, especially the elderly.

Do not leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle. The
temperatures inside a vehicle can reach deadly levels in only a
few minutes.



429 PM CDT Wed Jul 19 2017

..the first significant heat wave of the Summer will arrive
midweek and continue into the weekend...

Several days of very hot and humid weather are expected as strong
high pressure spreads across the mid state. The hottest days will
be Thursday through Saturday, when high temperatures in the mid
90s will be common. Heat index values will top out in the 100 to
104 degree range each afternoon. The Cumberland Plateau will not
be quite as hot, with maximum heat index values in the middle 90s.

Wear lightweight, loose fitting, and light colored clothing to
reflect heat if you must be outdoors. Drink plenty of water.
Avoid being outdoors during the afternoon, if possible. Check on
relatives and neighbors, especially the elderly.

Do not leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle. The
temperatures inside a vehicle can reach deadly levels in only a
few minutes.


428 PM CDT Wed Jul 19 2017

Several days of very hot and humid weather are expected as strong
high pressure spreads across the mid state. The hottest days will
be Thursday through Saturday, when high temperatures in the mid
90s will be common. Heat index values will top out in the 100 to
104 degree range each afternoon. The Cumberland Plateau will not
be quite as hot, with maximum heat index values in the middle 90s.

Wear lightweight, loose fitting, and light colored clothing to
reflect heat if you must be outdoors. Drink plenty of water.
Avoid being outdoors during the afternoon, if possible. Check on
relatives and neighbors, especially the elderly.

Do not leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle. The
temperatures inside a vehicle can reach deadly levels in only a
few minutes.


428 PM CDT Wed Jul 19 2017

Several days of very hot and humid weather are expected as strong
high pressure spreads across the mid state. The hottest days will
be Thursday through Saturday, when high temperatures in the mid
90s will be common. Heat index values will top out in the 100 to
104 degree range each afternoon. The Cumberland Plateau will not
be quite as hot, with maximum heat index values in the middle 90s.

Wear lightweight, loose fitting, and light colored clothing to
reflect heat if you must be outdoors. Drink plenty of water.
Avoid being outdoors during the afternoon, if possible. Check on
relatives and neighbors, especially the elderly.

Do not leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle. The
temperatures inside a vehicle can reach deadly levels in only a
few minutes.



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