Warm Southern Breeze

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Danger, Will Robinson! It’s gonna’ be HOT, HOT, HOT!!!

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The National Weather Service has issued the following statement:

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY…

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

* THE HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THAT PART OF MIDDLE TN GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF A CELINA TO CARTHAGE TO MANCHESTER LINE.

* AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO BE AROUND 105 DEGREES THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

HOT TEMPERATURES AND MOISTURE WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES FROM 103 TO 109 DEGREES IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL MIDDLE TENNESSEE THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* DANGEROUS AFTERNOON HEAT LEVELS ARE

EXPECTED THROUGH 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY. YOUNG CHILDREN…ELDERLY PEOPLE… THOSE WITH ILLNESSES OR HEART CONDITIONS… AND THOSE WHO WORK OR PLAY OUTDOORS ARE MOST AT RISK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.

DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS…STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM…STAY OUT OF THE SUN…AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. MAKE SURE OUTDOOR PETS HAVE PLENTY OF FRESH WATER.

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