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Williamson County Rescue Squad
Friday July 23rd, 2010 :: 12:16 p.m. CDT

Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a HEAT ADVISORY for Middle TN until 7pm CDT Saturday. Please use caution.

The National Weather Service has issued a HEAT ADVISORY for Middle TN until 7pm CDT Saturday. Please use caution when outdoors. Be sure to drink plenty of water and hydrating liquids such as Gatorade or Powerade. If you plan on being outside for a prolonged period of time take periodic breaks to cool down in the shade or preferably, indoors.

Issued by The National Weather Service
Nashville, TN
3:20 am CDT, Fri., Jul. 23, 2010

... HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURE: TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S WITH HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS: DANGEROUS HEAT LEVELS WILL OCCUR FOR THOSE WHO ARE OUTDOORS... ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

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 ON RELATIVES... NEIGHBORS AND PETS.

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... HEAT ADVISORY FOR MOST OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. WILL ALLOW HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS TO INTENSIFY.

Address/Location
Williamson County Rescue Squad
508 W Main St
Franklin, TN 37064

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 615-790-5821

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