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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
605 AM EDT SAT JUL 16 2016

...HOT AND HUMID WEATHER CONTINUES TODAY...

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NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
605 AM EDT SAT JUL 16 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...AROUND 95 DUE TO A COMBINATION OF TEMPERATURES
  IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 60S.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HOT 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.

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