Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms for Today and Tonight

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
532 AM CDT THU AUG 5 2010

TNZ005>011-022>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-061030-
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-BENTON-
HOUSTON-HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-
SMITH-JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-
WILLIAMSON-MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DE KALB-WHITE-
CUMBERLAND-BEDFORD-COFFEE-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-
GILES-
532 AM CDT THU AUG 5 2010

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MIDDLE
TENNESSEE TODAY AND TONIGHT. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL PUSH INTO THE
AREA...WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.

HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 110 DEGREES ACROSS THE
WESTERN THIRD OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE THROUGH 7 PM TODAY...WITH AN
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT. HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 104 AND 107
DEGREES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN MIDDLE
TENNESSEE COUNTIES THROUGH 7 PM TODAY...WITH A HEAT ADVISORY IN
EFFECT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...

REPORTS FROM TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED.

$$

SPOTTER THUNDERSTORM REPORTING CRITERIA...
TORNADO
FUNNEL CLOUD
FLOODING
HAIL >= 1/2 INCH
WINDS > 50 MPH (MEASURED)
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE
TREES OR POWER LINES DOWN

04


Return to News Archive

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.