WEATHER ALERT Excessive Heat Watch 6-29-2023

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Pretty sure this will be the first of a series of these, but, for Thursday the National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch. Expect much of the same moving forward as Friday’s forecast is predicted hotter than Thursday’s. And what about the upcoming long holiday weekend? Heat and a 50/50 chance of scattered strong to sometimes severe thunderstorms is the early prognosis.

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As for the next 48 hours:

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Excessive Heat Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Nashville TN
218 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2023

TNZ005>009-023>029-056>062-075-093>095-272000-
/O.NEW.KOHX.EH.A.0001.230629T1600Z-230630T0000Z/
Stewart-Montgomery-Robertson-Sumner-Macon-Houston-Humphreys-
Dickson-Cheatham-Davidson-Wilson-Trousdale-Perry-Hickman-Lewis-
Williamson-Maury-Marshall-Rutherford-Bedford-Wayne-Lawrence-Giles-
Including the cities of Dover, Clarksville, Springfield,
Hendersonville, Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Lafayette, Erin,
Tennessee Ridge, Waverly, New Johnsonville, McEwen, Dickson,
Ashland City, Kingston Springs, Nashville, Lebanon, Mount Juliet,
Hartsville, Linden, Lobelville, Centerville, Hohenwald, Franklin,
Brentwood, Columbia, Lewisburg, Murfreesboro, Smyrna, La Vergne,
Shelbyville, Clifton, Waynesboro, Lawrenceburg, and Pulaski
218 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2023

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to
  113 possible.

* WHERE...Areas along and west of I-65.

* WHEN...From Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* 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...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Be prepared to 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. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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