Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
349 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS FRIDAY AND LIKELY INTO SATURDAY...

NYZ072>075-176-178-221000-
/O.NEW.KOKX.HT.Y.0004.160722T1600Z-160723T2300Z/
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
349 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 7 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 7 PM EDT
SATURDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...IN THE UPPER 90S.

* TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES MID TO LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
  MID TO LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR
  HEAT RELATED HEALTH ISSUES...ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY...THOSE
  WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS SUCH AS LUNG AND HEART
  DISEASE...THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS...AND OTHER HEAT SENSITIVE
  GROUPS OF PEOPLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR NEW YORK CITY WHEN THE COMBINATION
OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS AT
LEAST 95 DEGREES FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS...OR 100 DEGREES FOR ANY
LENGTH OF TIME.

SENIORS AND THOSE WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS OR MENTAL HEALTH
CONDITIONS ARE AT AN INCREASED RISK. HOMES WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING CAN BE MUCH HOTTER THAN OUTDOOR TEMPERATURES.

USE AIR CONDITIONING TO STAY COOL AT HOME OR GO TO A PLACE THAT
HAS AIR CONDITIONING. CHECK ON VULNERABLE FRIENDS, FAMILY MEMBERS
AND NEIGHBORS. TO FIND A NYC COOLING CENTER CALL 3-1-1 OR VISIT
NYC.GOV/OEM

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.

&&

$$

NJZ004-006-103>108-221000-
/O.NEW.KOKX.HT.Y.0004.160722T1600Z-160722T2300Z/
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-
349 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT FRIDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO AROUND 100.

* TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES MID TO LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
  POTENTIAL FOR HEAT INDICES UP TO 100 ALSO ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR
  HEAT RELATED HEALTH ISSUES...ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY...THOSE
  WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS SUCH AS LUNG AND HEART
  DISEASE...THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS...AND OTHER HEAT SENSITIVE
  GROUPS OF PEOPLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND
HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 100 TO
104 DEGREES FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE HOURS.

SENIORS AND THOSE WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS OR MENTAL HEALTH
CONDITIONS ARE AT AN INCREASED RISK. HOMES WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING CAN BE MUCH HOTTER THAN OUTDOOR TEMPERATURES.

USE AIR CONDITIONING TO STAY COOL AT HOME OR GO TO A PLACE THAT
HAS AIR CONDITIONING. CHECK ON VULNERABLE FRIENDS, FAMILY MEMBERS
AND NEIGHBORS.

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.

&&

$$


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