Topic: Heat Index
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville reports upper level ridging influences will build across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee as of Friday and into the weekend with a continuance of a strong surface ridging pattern. The warmest temperatures so far this year across Middle Tennessee will be experienced.
Highs on Friday will generally be in the low to mid 90s, with highs on Saturday and Sunday generally in the mid 90s, for locations west of the Cumberland Plateau higher elevations.
Dry conditions will continue through Saturday, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms across the mid state by Sunday afternoon, as some low level moisture works its way into our region.
Clarksville, TN – Extreme heat is predicted across Tennessee this weekend and the American Red Cross reminds everyone of the steps they should take to stay safe when the temperatures rise.
“High temperatures, humidity and hot, indoor environments can quickly cause heat-related emergencies,” said Faye Anderson, Tennessee River Executive Director. “Excessive heat can lead to sunburn, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.”
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a severe thunderstorm watch 423 effect until 900pm CDT for Clarksville-Montgomery county and parts of Middle Tennessee.
Severe thunderstorms possible through tonight across Middle Tennessee for locations west of the Cumberland Plateau region.
Afternoon heat index values today are expected to be 100 to 105 degrees with a return to 100 to 105 degrees heat index values for these locations again Friday afternoon through Monday afternoon.
Afternoon heat index values are expected to be 100 to 105 degrees Today through Sunday.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) says there is a potential for severe thunderstorms tonight across Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as Middle Tennessee as a complex of showers and thunderstorms is expected to move into the mid state in association with an established northwesterly upper level flow pattern aloft.
The storm prediction center in Norman, OK has placed locations generally around and northeast of a Erin to Franklin to McMinnville line in an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports hot and humid weather is expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as Middle Tennessee this week. With high temperatures in the 90s, combined with ample moisture, afternoon heat index readings in the upper 90s to the lower 100s can be expected today and Monday.
Even higher heat index values between 105f to 108f will be possible on Tuesday and Wednesday with heat advisories likely needed for portions of the area.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Services has issued a heat warning for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as parts of Middle Tennessee. Afternoon heat index values across locations generally west of the Cumberland plateau region are expected to reach between 100 to 105 degrees this weekend through Monday.
A strong upper level ridge will continue to generally be in place across Middle Tennessee through this weekend into early next week. This will continue to allow afternoon high temperatures to be in the mid to upper 90s across Middle Tennessee.
National Weather Service issues Excessive Heat Index warning for Clarksville-Montgomery County on Sunday, July 26th
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) says that a combination of temperatures in the middle 90s and dew points in the upper 60s and low 70s will drive heat index values into the low 100s Sunday afternoon, July 26th, 2014.
This means that while the mercury will only read 94 to 96 degrees. It may feel more like 100 to 105 degrees.
Hot Weather Safety will become increasingly important this week
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports it is expected to be seasonably warm and humid this weekend. Clouds and thunderstorms will help to keep afternoon high temperatures mainly in the 80s.
However, by next Tuesday you can expect more sunshine and fewer storms, as a result, you can expect high temperatures to push into the the lower and middle 90s, with afternoon heat index values forecast to soar to between 100 and 103 degrees across much of Middle Tennessee.
“The final days for pools are upon us this week. The pools will officially close for the summer season on August 3.” As the August heat — those unbearable ‘dog days’ – descend, the pools close up and our children head back to school. Insanity. The calendar runs summer through September 23rd. «Read the rest of this article»
It’s been a long, hot summer, and it’s not quite over yet. The relentless heat has toppled records dating back 137 years in Nashville, and there hasn’t been a lot of difference in the “feels like” heat between Nashville and downtown Clarksville.
Sunday marked the 32nd consecutive day of highs over 90, breaking a 53-year-old record, and setting another record — 24 consecutive days of 95+ temps. Middle Tennessee broke five daily high temp records in August.
Fifteen days in August saw temperatures top the 100 degree mark, more than twice as many as ever before recorded, and records have been maintained since 1870. «Read the rest of this article»
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