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

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000 WWUS71 KOKX 301400 NPWOKX URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 1000 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015 ...HOT AND HUMID INTO THIS EVENING... NYZ072>075-176-178-302200- /O.CON.KOKX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150731T0000Z/ 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. && $$ MPS

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