In the attached video 'Nashville's 60 Second Forecast by The Weather Channel Forecasts', you will find the immediate forecast for the Nashville area and we can add to it the fact that some of our local TV weather people are indicating that the temperature in Nashville may reach almost 100 degrees here on Saturday. It's due to be both hot and muggy, so a word of caution: Be careful of anyone's health in this temperature as those who suffer from asthma and other breathing problems may find it hard to breathe with any kind of exertion out in this heat.
With the many storms the Nashville and Middle Tennessee area has experienced this week already, we've heard of some bad storms with lots of wind damage around town, and especially in the Hermitage and Mt. Juliet areas. There were several trees down and some which blocked driveways, making it almost impossible for some residents to get out of their driveways.
A cautionary word to our readers also about the dangers of the lightning-related incidents that can occur when you are out in the open, and especially if you are near the water, or on a golf course. The old adage that you should 'never stand under a tree during a storm' is still true as we hear of many times when a person might be hit by lightning while taking shelter underneath a tree when they are caught in a storm.
Another thing to watch out for in the hot weather is to make sure any pets which are outside have adequate food, water and shade. Especially important is to never leave your animals in a vehicle during the heat, because even if you 'vent' a window, the car temperature can quickly rise much higher than the outside temperature.
From the PETA webpages:
'On a 78-degree day, the temperature inside a parked car can soar to between 100 and 120 degrees in just minutes, and on a 90-degree day, the interior temperature can reach as high as 160 degrees in less than 10 minutes.