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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1000 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...HOT AND HUMID INTO THIS EVENING...

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NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
1000 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY.

* HAZARDS...HEAT AND HUMIDITY.

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

* TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO HEAT AND HUMIDITY COULD RESULT
  IN HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.

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 OR MORE CONSECUTIVE DAYS...OR
100 DEGREES FOR ANY LENGTH OF TIME.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS.

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. TO FIND A NYC COOLING CENTER CALL 3-1-1 OR
VISIT NYC.GOV/OEM.

&&

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MPS



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