TVA reports record breaking heat and energy demand for Thursday, October 3

By  | October 5, 2019 | Filed under: News

Image result for record breaking heat for tennessee valley for thursday october 3 2019TENNESSEE VALLEY-TVA reports record breaking highs for Thursday, October 3.  Here is a list of the lastest highs for the TVA area:

Every reporting city in the service territory had daily record highs again on Thursday. Memphis (98F), Nashville (99F, Chattanooga (100F), Huntsville (100F), and Knoxville (96F) all tied their October record high from October 2, 2019.

Thursday’s peak demand of 28,582 MW at 97 degrees at 4pm CDT was the second highest October load in TVA history. This marks the third day above 28,000 MW out 4 total 28,000 + MW days in October. Today’s peak load is forecast to be near 24,000 MW and cooling trend should bring more typical loads for October by early next week.

Rank Date and HE Time Daily Peak Temp
1 10/8/07 4:00 PM 28,601 87
2 10/3/19 4:00 PM 28,582 97
3 10/1/19 5:00 PM 28,522 95
4 10/2/19 5:00 PM 28,353 97
5 10/5/07 4:00 PM 26,623 86
6 10/7/07 5:00 PM 26,583 90
7 10/6/07 5:00 PM 26,494 88
8 10/3/05 5:00 PM 26,205 85
9 10/4/07 4:00 PM 25,999 83
10 10/5/18 4:00 PM 25,860 90

Media Release/Malinda Hunter/TVA Public Relations

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