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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
327 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HOT AND HUMID THROUGH MID WEEK...

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NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
327 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY.

* HAZARDS...HIGH HEAT AND HUMIDITY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...MID TO UPPER 90S.

* TIMING...DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS TODAY AND WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO HIGH HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL
  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 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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