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July 27: Relief On The Way, Daily Links

July 27: Relief On The Way, Daily Links

WEATHER It was hot and muggy again today, but relief is on the way…just in time for the weekend! It will still be warm and muggy tonight, with scattered showers and thunderstorms becoming likely after midnight.  I’m not in love with the way ANY of the forecast models are handling this, but the RPM shown […]

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Mixed Bag of Marbles

Mixed Bag of Marbles

A cloudy, muggy & peaceful start to our Thursday morning! Besides an isolated storm along the Cumberland Plateau, Middle Tennessee roads remain dry and smooth sailing on your commute to work… Temperatures are running close to ten degrees above average, in the low to upper 70s… Dew points are also in the lower 70s, meaning […]

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Steamy Now…Relief in Sight

Steamy Now…Relief in Sight

Another hot and sticky July day, the high reached 96°, of course it felt like 100 plus! With the exception of 4, most days this month have been above average for this time of year. which is 89°. July 26 and 27 will also be filled in with red. However blue is a likely color […]

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A Piece of Heaven

A Piece of Heaven

A piece of heaven shining down on us early this Tuesday morning! Refreshing clear skies over downtown sets up the trend for the entire region. Deep breath in, deep breath out… Radiant sunshine heats things up quickly! It’s only 8:39 AM and Nashville is already flirting with the lower 80s… If you plan on mowing […]

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Marvelous Monday…Hot Start

Marvelous Monday…Hot Start

This Monday started out with some thunderstorms, enough to cause some small hail and wind damage in some spots. There were trees down in several locations. Those storms moved out quickly and left us with a hot and steamy day. The high reached 93° today. More heat and humidity this week. The weather Tuesday, Wednesday […]

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Hot Week Ahead….Then a Beautiful Weekend

Hot Week Ahead….Then a Beautiful Weekend

It looks like another hot week ahead.  Then, we’ll have a beauuuuuuutiful weekend with less humidity and lower temperatures! First and foremost, last night’s tremendous downpours with frequent lightning & thunder have moved out.  We’re now dry across the Mid State.  Look at how much rain fell…. Most areas east of I-65 and south of […]

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Late Day Thunderstorms to Provide Heat Relief

Late Day Thunderstorms to Provide Heat Relief

Hallelujah!  Thunderstorms late today will finally cool us down some! This morning, a batch of high clouds is moving through the Mid State…mainly over our northeastern counties. These clouds are in association with a band of thunderstorms over the Midwest, southward into central Kentucky.  They’re just now coming into view of 4WARN Live Doppler Radar […]

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Ready for Some Heat RELIEF?

Ready for Some Heat RELIEF?

Ready for some relief from this heat?  I don’t know who isn’t!  The good news is some will arrive tomorrow night, in the form of rain & thunderstorms. It just LOOKS hot outdoors this morning!  This was sunrise at Dave Hincy’s place (News4 viewer) at Neely’s Bend in Donelson… Temperatures are way up there already, […]

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July 21: Still Hot, Still Humid

July 21: Still Hot, Still Humid

WEATHER Hazy, hot and humid weather will last through much of the weekend, until a better chance of storms FINALLY cracks the heat wave late Sunday. We won’t cool off much tonight, only dropping to the the mid to upper 70s by early Saturday morning: Then we’ll hit the mid to upper 90s again in […]

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Heat Advisory in Full Swing

Heat Advisory in Full Swing

We’re talking extreme heat and humidity…again today! I feel like a broken record. 🙂 Current temps are close to our average daytime high and it’s only 9:23 AM! Daytime highs will peak into the upper 90s, about ten degrees ABOVE average. Then factor in the mugginess, here’s what it will really feel like this afternoon. […]

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July 20: Heat, Heat, and More Heat

July 20: Heat, Heat, and More Heat

WEATHER Like yesterday, a few showers have bubbled up in the heat of the afternoon.  Unlike yesterday, they’re politely avoiding Nashville.  The few showers out there this evening will fizzle once the sun goes down, and temperatures tonight will drop to the low to mid 70s by early Friday morning: Hazy, hot and humid weather […]

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Talking Dangerous Heat, Humidity & Rain!

Talking Dangerous Heat, Humidity & Rain!

We are talking dangerous heat, very humid conditions and RAIN! No rain today…just a tease ahead to the weekend. I did some research on the number of unseasonably warm days (red) we’ve had in Middle Tennessee compared the number of seasonably cooler (blue) days. Quite a margin! 14 red and only 5 blue. It does […]

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July 19: More Heat Ahead, Daily Links

July 19: More Heat Ahead, Daily Links

WEATHER A few showers and storms bubbled up in the mid-afternoon heat and humidity, but those will settle down quickly this evening, as shown by the HRRR model’s radar simulation: That leaves us with warm and muggy conditions the rest of the night — temperatures will only drop to the low to mid 70s by […]

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Even Hotter Air On the Way

Even Hotter Air On the Way

After several very hot days already, the heat will continue to build on this Wednesday.  This is where we stand now for temperatures as of 6am… It’s soupy again, with dew points around 70.  Dew points in the 70s mean the air is oppressive! This afternoon, temperatures will soar into the 90s again! SO….keep these […]

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Hot and getting Hotter!

Hot and getting Hotter!

Another scorcher, the high reached 93°, but it felt like a few degrees warmer with a slight increase in humidity.  Each day I expect the heat to rise and so will the humidity, so the heat index will become more significant each day. By the end of the week the heat index will be 100°-105°. […]

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Dangerous Heat Across Middle Tennessee

Dangerous Heat Across Middle Tennessee

Just when you think the thermometer has reached its peak, temperatures just keep climbing! Welcome to the hottest week of the year…so far. A seasonably warm start to our Tuesday, under refreshing blue skies — upper 60s to lower 70s region-wide… With abundant sunshine, highs temperatures will cook up very quickly! Lower 90s is what […]

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Hottest Week in 2017…Earthquakes

Hottest Week in 2017…Earthquakes

With afternoon temperatures rising to the mid 90’s this week and humidity bringing the heat index beyond 100°, we are looking at the hottest week so far this year. It’s likely Nashville will also record the highest temperature of the year too.  Are you ready? Ugh, not sure I am. An upper level of high […]

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