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

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000 WWUS71 KOKX 232302 NPWOKX URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 702 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016 ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... NJZ006-106-108-NYZ072>075-176-178-240915- /O.EXP.KOKX.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160723T2300Z/ /O.CON.KOKX.EH.A.0001.160725T1500Z-160725T2200Z/ HUDSON-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN UNION-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX- RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS- SOUTHERN QUEENS- 702 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016 ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... ...HEAT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED... * HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 105 DEGREES MONDAY AFTERNOON. * TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES MONDAY 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... AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY COULD CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. 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. 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. && $$ NJZ004-103>105-107-240915- /O.CON.KOKX.EH.A.0001.160725T1500Z-160725T2200Z/ EASTERN PASSAIC-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX- WESTERN UNION- 702 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016 ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... * HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO AROUND 105 DEGREES. * TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES MONDAY AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS...HOT CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR HEAT RELATED HEALTH ISSUES...ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY...THOSE WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS SUCH AS LUNG AND HEART DISEASE... THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS...AND OTHER HEAT SENSITIVE GROUPS OF PEOPLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY COULD CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1. && $$

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