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How weather impacts July Fourth firework shows

HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEATSTROKEWith many people starting celebrations as early as this week, Zambell offered some advice to know before you start a firework display."If you are shooting commercial fireworks, you need to know your fireworks, you need to know the local laws, you need adult supervision, you never want to put fireworks in your pocket, you never want to bring pets to the display, you want to shoot them one at a time, you need a water hose, shoot a good distance from buildings, and certainly don’t wanna be drinking alcohol."Zambell mentioned that dry conditions are among the worst to shoot fireworks.FOX Weather correspondent Will Nunley is in middle Tennessee, where state officials are monitoring conditions ahead of this July Fourth holiday.Nashville, Tennessee forecast into the July Fourth weekend. (FOX Weather) "This is your yearly reminder that you are launching burning balls of fire into the air, and that could accidentally land somewhere you weren’t anticipating and start a fire," Nunley said.He says that middle Tennessee isn’t necessarily in a drought situation, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t dry.

The region has spent the last few weeks under heat advisories with very little rain.High temperatures for Nashville into the July Fourth weekend will remain in the low-90s. Nashville received just .88 inches of rain so far this month.

On Average, Music City receives nearly 4 inches in June. Rain totals for June in Nashville, Tenn. (FOX Weather) Fire officials say dry weather and hot temperatures aren't a great combination with fireworks.The Tennessee Division of Forestry recommends Independence Day party-goers leave the big displays to the professionals."Go and enjoy your

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