Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Nashville, TN

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
523 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...

.HIGHS IN THE MID 90S WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE
HEAT INDEX VALUES 100 TO 105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON...MAINLY WEST
OF THE PLATEAU.

TNZ005>009-023>030-056>064-075-077-093>095-231830-
/O.NEW.KOHX.HT.Y.0001.140823T1700Z-140824T0200Z/
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-HOUSTON-HUMPHREYS-
DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-PERRY-HICKMAN-
LEWIS-WILLIAMSON-MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DE KALB-BEDFORD-
COFFEE-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...ERIN...WAVERLY...DICKSON...ASHLAND CITY...
NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...HARTSVILLE...CARTHAGE...
LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...FRANKLIN...BRENTWOOD...
COLUMBIA...LEWISBURG...MURFREESBORO...WOODBURY...SMITHVILLE...
SHELBYVILLE...TULLAHOMA...MANCHESTER...WAYNESBORO...
LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI
523 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURE...WILL RANGE BETWEEN 93 TO 96 DEGREES. HIGH HUMIDITY
  WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES 100 TO 105 DEGREES...ESPECIALLY
  BETWEEN 1 PM CDT AND 7 PM CDT.

* IMPACTS...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL RAISE THE RISK OF HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTED CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE
AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE THE 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 A EMERGENCY - CALL 911.

&&

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