« View county listHeat Advisory
Including the cities of Dover, Clarksville, Erin, Waverly,
New Johnsonville, McEwen, Dickson, Ashland City,
Kingston Springs, Nashville, Linden, Lobelville, Centerville,
Hohenwald, Franklin, Brentwood, Columbia, Clifton, Waynesboro,
Lawrenceburg, and Pulaski
1015 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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.
* 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.
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
$$Special Weather Statement
Including the cities of Dover, Clarksville, Springfield,
Hendersonville, Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Lafayette, Celina,
Byrdstown, Erin, Waverly, New Johnsonville, McEwen, Dickson,
Ashland City, Kingston Springs, Nashville, Lebanon, Mount Juliet,
Hartsville, Carthage, South Carthage, Gordonsville, Gainesboro,
Cookeville, Livingston, Jamestown, Allardt, Linden, Lobelville,
Centerville, Hohenwald, Franklin, Brentwood, Columbia, Lewisburg,
Murfreesboro, Smyrna, La Vergne, Woodbury, Smithville, Sparta,
Crossville, Shelbyville, Tullahoma, Manchester, McMinnville,
Altamont, Coalmont, Spencer, Clifton, Waynesboro, Lawrenceburg,
419 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017
...THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT HEAT WAVE OF THE SUMMER WILL SPREAD INTO
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