Author Archives: Lisa Spencer

About Lisa Spencer

Lisa Spencer is the chief meteorologist at WSMV Channel 4 Nashville. You can catch her weathercasts weekdays at 5pm, 6pm and 10pm.

Hot and getting Hotter!

Another scorcher, the high reached 93°, but it felt like a few degrees warmer with a slight increase in humidity.  Each day I expect the heat to rise and so will the humidity, so the heat index will become more … Continue reading

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Hottest Week in 2017…Earthquakes

With afternoon temperatures rising to the mid 90’s this week and humidity bringing the heat index beyond 100°, we are looking at the hottest week so far this year. It’s likely Nashville will also record the highest temperature of the … Continue reading

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Sensational Sunday

After starting the weekend off with some flooding rain and thunderstorms, it was nice to enjoy some sunshine on Sunday. The high reached 91° today, but it wasn’t as humid, with dew points in the 60s instead of 70s.  We … Continue reading

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Steamy Thursday…More Thunderstorms

Rumbles of thunder and some very ominous clouds were fairly common today across Middle Tennessee.  Thunderstorms were firing up in the heat and humidity…nothing severe. The afternoon high rose to 93°, but the humidity made it feel more like 98°.  … Continue reading

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More Heat this Week

Yesterday was the hottest day of the year with 95°, but today felt hotter.  The humidity really has an impact.  The high reached 94°, but the heat index was near 100°…Ugh! An upper level ridge of high pressure is the … Continue reading

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More Heat and Humidity

We hit the mark today, 95°, the hottest it’s been this year. The average for this date of the year is 89°.  It reached 94° on June 14th.  More heat is on the way this week along with humidity. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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The Heat is On

Temperatures building this week in typical summer fashion, it is July! The high today reached 93° in Nashville this afternoon. Fortunately the dew points were in the mid 60s but they will rise to the 70s later this week. 70s … Continue reading

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