First Alert Forecast: Dangerous heat continues

Triple-digit heat index likely through the weekend.
Full weather forecast for Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky with meteorologist Stefano DiPietro.
Published: Jul. 26, 2023 at 5:34 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 26, 2023 at 1:31 PM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - The increasing heat and humidity continue across the Mid State with highs in the low to mid-90s this afternoon with heat index values near if not into the triple digits in some spots.

Look for a partly sunny sky with a few showers, but a good amount of the day stays dry.

Thursday temperatures rise to the mid-90s and we’ll have some decent humidity as well. Heat index values will be near if not into the triple digits under a sunnier sky.

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Temperatures will likely soar the upper 90s Friday through Sunday with heat index values in the triple digits in the afternoon. A HEAT ADVISORY has already been issued for Friday across southern Kentucky with heat index values as high as 105°+. A shower cannot be totally ruled out for the weekend but looks like we’ll see plenty of dry time!


The heat looks to continue into next week with temperatures in the mid-90s on Monday and Tuesday afternoon. A stray shower is possible.