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000 WWUS71 KBOX 251613 NPWBOX URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 1213 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016 CTZ003-004-MAZ005-012-013-017-RIZ001-252200- /O.EXA.KBOX.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-160725T2200Z/ TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA- WESTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION...VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC... FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBOROUGH... NORWOOD...TAUNTON...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD 1213 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016 ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING. * LOCATION...NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT...NORTHERNMOST RHODE ISLAND... AND MUCH OF INTERIOR EASTER MASSACHUSETTS * HEAT INDEX VALUES...95 TO 100... DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S AND DEWPOINTS 65 TO 70. * TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH OVEREXERTION...ESPECIALLY IN THE SUN. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1. && $$ CTZ002-MAZ010-011-252200- /O.CON.KBOX.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-160725T2200Z/ HARTFORD CT-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...AMHERST... NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD 1213 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * LOCATION...CONNECTICUT VALLEY...INCLUDING SOUTHWEST MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHERN CONNECTICUT. * HEAT INDEX VALUES...NEAR 100 DEGREES DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S AND DEWPOINTS 65 TO 70. * TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH OVEREXERTION...ESPECIALLY IN THE SUN. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1. && $$ FOR THE LATEST UPDATES...PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSBOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AT @NWSBOSTON

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