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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1121 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

NYZ064-065-260000-
/O.CON.KALY.HT.Y.0001.160725T1600Z-160726T0000Z/
EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KINGSTON...NEW PALTZ...POUGHKEEPSIE...
BEACON...ARLINGTON
1121 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN ULSTER COUNTY AND WESTERN DUTCHESS COUNTY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 100 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER
  90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY 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 WHEN THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND
HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 100 TO
104 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST TWO CONSECUTIVE HOURS. THE COMBINATION
OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF
FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...
AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

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