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.
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Nashville TN 210 AM CDT Thu Aug 24 2023 TNZ007>009-026>030-059>062-075-095-250800- /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.