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The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the counties of Allen, Barren, Breckinridge, Butler, Edmonson, Grayson, Hardin, Hart, Larue, Logan, Ohio, Simpson and Warren and for the counties of Macon, Robertson and Sumner until 7:00 PM Central Daylight Time. constant updates on the 13news app, WBKO.com, twitter and facebook

Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Allen; Barren; Breckinridge; Bullitt; Butler; Edmonson; Grayson; Hancock; Hardin; Hart; Jefferson; Larue; Logan; Meade; Nelson; Ohio; Simpson; Spencer; Warren

NWS Louisville (Central Kentucky)

...Heat Advisory Continues for Portions of Central Kentucky and Southern Indiana... ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Peak heat index values around 105.

* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will lead to an increased risk of heat related stress and illnesses. The very young, the elderly, those without air conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible.

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 fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Ballard; Caldwell; Calloway; Carlisle; Christian; Crittenden; Daviess; Fulton; Graves; Henderson; Hickman; Hopkins; Livingston; Lyon; Marshall; McCracken; McLean; Muhlenberg; Todd; Trigg; Union; Webster

NWS Paducah (Southern Illinois and Indiana, Southeastern Missouri and Western Kentucky)

...Prolonged period of hazardous heat and humidity to continue today... .A large upper level high will be slow to break down through the weekend, resulting in persistent heat and humidity. ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...through early this evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Peak heat indices today will reach between 105 and 109 degrees at most locations. However, scattered thunderstorms and increasing cloud cover may bring heat index values down in some areas.

* IMPACTS...The combination of the persistent hot temperatures and high humidity results in a high risk of heat-related illness. The very young, the elderly, those without air conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible. Also, car interiors will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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 fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and neighbors.


Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Bedford; Cheatham; Davidson; Dickson; Giles; Hickman; Houston; Humphreys; Lawrence; Lewis; Macon; Marshall; Maury; Montgomery; Perry; Robertson; Rutherford; Smith; Stewart; Sumner; Trousdale; Wayne; Williamson; Wilson

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

...Dangerous Heat and Humidity Continuing Today... .Dangerously hot and humid weather will persist today across much of the Middle Tennessee today. Strong high pressure will cause temperatures to climb well into the 90s, with afternoon heat index values from 100 to 106. Afternoon highs on Monday will fall back into the low 90s, which should alleviate the need for a Heat Advisory. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 to 106 during the afternoon hours.

* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will lead to an increased risk of heat related stress and illness. The very young, the elderly, those without air conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible. Also, car interiors will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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 on relatives and neighbors.


Posted: 07/22/2017 - Chris Reece's Saturday Night Forecast

Weather Statistics

Friday's High: 96°
Friday's Low: 76°
Average High: 90°
Average Low: 68°
Record High: 105° (1901)
Record Low: 51° (1888)
24 Hour Precip: 0.00"
July Precip: 3.10"
Year-to-date Precip: 31.33"
Snowfall Today: 0.0"
Season Snowfall: 0.0"
Sunset Tonight: 8:01pm
Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:43am
Pollen: 3.9 (Low - Grass)
Air Quality/Ozone: Mod- 72
Mold: Low
UV Index: 9 (V. High)

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