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Old 06-11-2010, 06:47 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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"The weather service says weekend highs are predicted for the low to mid-90s. Humidity will be high, making it feel even more uncomfortable. The heat index is forecast to push near 100."

Weekend heat stress warning for Middle Tennessee | theleafchronicle.com | The Leaf Chronicle

Lots of visitors in Middle TN this weekend because of Bonnaroo and the Country Music Awards Festival.
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Old 06-11-2010, 08:58 AM
 
Location: Cumberland Co., TN
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Hope everyone at these gatherings has plenty of water. Wasnt there a heat issue at Bonnaroo once.

I dont think Im going to be doing a lot of anything this weekend?
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Old 06-11-2010, 06:08 PM
 
Location: Parrish, FL
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Of course you have to be careful not to over-do it, but to have warnings posted all over is very strange to me. I guess the visitors don't know anything about warm weather. I wonder what part of the country most people going to these events are from. If you are from Florida, this is nothing to even think twice about. However, if you are from Michigan, it could certainly pose a problem, especially if you are drinking beer, etc. I would rather have it hot and humid than 9 degrees and shivering. But, I know many would differ on that!
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Old 06-11-2010, 07:42 PM
 
Location: On the plateau, TN
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Of course you have to be careful not to over-do it, but to have warnings posted all over is very strange to me. I guess the visitors don't know anything about warm weather. I wonder what part of the country most people going to these events are from. If you are from Florida, this is nothing to even think twice about. However, if you are from Michigan, it could certainly pose a problem, especially if you are drinking beer, etc. I would rather have it hot and humid than 9 degrees and shivering. But, I know many would differ on that!
It's just a friendly reminder...... It was a long chilly winter after all....
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Old 06-12-2010, 08:23 AM
 
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I was out watering animals in shorts yesterday afternoon and sweating enough to soak a shirt. The humidity these last few weeks has been horrible. Suppose I should've known by watching the weather. Everyday has had some percentage of rain chances since our big flood. It wants to rain, just won't. Hope it goes away!
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Old 06-12-2010, 08:38 AM
 
Location: Brentwood, Tennessee
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A ton of CMA visitors are from Canada and Europe.
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Old 06-12-2010, 12:21 PM
 
Location: Bellingham, WA
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According to weather.com, the heat index in Murfreesboro is 106-107 currently. Actual temperature is 96. Average for this time of year is more like 85. It's miserable outside.
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Old 06-12-2010, 01:33 PM
 
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Already heard on the local radio there have been a number of heat-related health issues at Bonnaroo.

For the last week I've been starting work at daybreak and knocking off around 1-3. Today started at light and quit at 9...tooooooo hot.
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Old 06-12-2010, 09:29 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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It was 111 in Las Vegas when i left it the other day... but at least i could BREATHE there!.... Here it's like standing over a pot of boiling water constantly!
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Old 06-13-2010, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Kenai Peninsula, AK
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It was pretty warm up here too, but the mountains tempered it a bit. Hope ya'll are staying hydrated in middle TN. I walked outside this morning (at 7:30) to a wall of heat and moisture. It felt like August!!! Ugh!
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