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Use Tennessee’s Sales Tax Holiday to Stock Essential Items for Your Emergency Kit

July 25, 2016 | 9:41 am

Tennessee’s sales tax holiday runs from Friday, July 29, to Sunday, July 31, 2016. So, while you’re stocking up on school supplies, you also can add some key, sales-tax-free items to your family’s emergency kit. Emergency kit items such as extra clothing and heavy boots are important for all family members to have on-hand in [...]

Tennessee temps pushing to 100 degrees as dangerous heat dome expands in Central U.S.

July 22, 2016 | 9:17 am

Stay In! Stay Cool! Stay Hydrated! Excessive Heat Warning in West Tennessee: Middle Tennessee under a Heat Advisory: Air Quality Alert in East Tennessee: Excessive heat spreads to Eastern U.S.: EXTREME HEAT PREPAREDNESS - Listen to NOAA Weather Radio for critical updates from the National Weather Service (NWS). - Never leave [...]

Tennessee Activation Returns to Normal

July 20, 2016 | 8:09 am

The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Nashville returned to Level 5 – Elevated at 12 a.m., CDT, on Wed., July 20, 2016. This ends the State of Emergency declared at 7:15 a.m., CDT, on Thurs., July 7, 2016 when TEMA activated the Tennessee Emergency Management Plan (TEMP) in response to severe storms and flash [...]