Tennessee Heat Alert: High Humidity and Scorching Temps Through Tuesday


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Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Middle Tennessee, warning of dangerously high temperatures and humidity levels over the next three days. Afternoon temperatures are expected to reach the mid to upper 90s, with heat indices exceeding 100°F from Sunday through Tuesday.

According to the National Weather Service, the heat index, which measures how hot it feels when humidity is factored in with actual air temperature, is expected to reach dangerous levels. This extreme heat can increase the risk of heat-related illnesses, particularly for those engaged in prolonged outdoor activities. Residents are advised to stay hydrated, avoid strenuous activities during the hottest parts of the day, and seek shade or air-conditioned environments whenever possible.

The weather service emphasizes the importance of taking protective actions to avoid heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Temperatures are forecasted to drop slightly starting Wednesday, but will rise again by the weekend. The forecast highs for the week range from 89°F to 100°F, with overnight lows between 65°F and 76°F.


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