Tuesday, August 7, 2007

The Heat Continues!

Map is courtesy of wunderground.com

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

457 AM CDT TUE AUG 7 2007


...HOT STIFLING CONDITIONS SETTLE OVER THE MIDSTATE

....A LARGE MASS OF HOT AND HUMID AIR HAS SETTLED IN OVER THE MID STATE AND WILL MAKE OUTDOOR CONDITIONS UNPLEASANT AND...POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS...MAINLY IN THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF THE AREA. WE EXPECT THESE CONDITIONS TO LAST AT LEAST THROUGH THURSDAY AND POSSIBLY LONGER.


A heat index of 105 is possible today, it might hit 110 by Thursday. The advisory is in effect thru Thursday 7pm. We expect to hit 100 today at the Nashville Airport

The heat can kill...this story from Chattanooga about a teenager collapsing and dying during a road race is evidence...click here to read more

6 comments:

Clay said...

Two words... INDIAM SUMMER

Dewdrop said...

I find it important to note that heat is, in fact, the number one weather related killer.

Mike said...

Are you sure about that, Dew?

Rick said...

Flash Floods Forever!! ;-P.

Cookeville Weather Guy said...

Actually, I thought the #1 killer was lightning. Let's all do some 'googling' and see what we find out!

Daniel said...

It is flash floods, as rick said. See http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/byz/wxtrivia/q49.php

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