Weekend Weather- Cool Down on the Way!

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A Heat Advisory remains in effect through Friday, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see that extended through Saturday. Cooler air is on the way however Saturday afternoon and Sunday we see a big drop in temps and heat index as compared to what we have been experiencing this week.

Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 105. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Nashville TN
210 AM CDT Thu Aug 24 2023

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/O.CON.KOHX.HT.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-230826T0100Z/
Robertson-Sumner-Macon-Cheatham-Davidson-Wilson-Trousdale-Smith-
Williamson-Maury-Marshall-Rutherford-Bedford-Giles-
Including the cities of Springfield, Hendersonville, Gallatin,
Goodlettsville, Lafayette, Ashland City, Kingston Springs,
Nashville, Lebanon, Mount Juliet, Hartsville, Carthage,
South Carthage, Gordonsville, Franklin, Brentwood, Columbia,
Lewisburg, Murfreesboro, Smyrna, La Vergne, Shelbyville,
and Pulaski
210 AM CDT Thu Aug 24 2023

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 109.

* WHERE...Portions of Middle Tennessee.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
  illnesses to occur.

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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