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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
343 AM EDT THU JUL 3 2014

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS CONTINUE TODAY...

NYZ072>075-176-178-031600-
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NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
343 AM EDT THU JUL 3 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS...THE FIVE BOROUGHS OF NEW YORK CITY.

* HAZARDS...HEAT AND HUMIDITY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...IN THE MID 90S DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE
  UPPER 80S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HOT AND HUMID WEATHER COULD BE DANGEROUS FOR ANYONE
  WITH OUTDOOR PLANS TODAY. ELDERLY ADULTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN ARE
  ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT ILLNESSES.

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. 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.

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