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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
432 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

NYZ072>075-176-178-270845-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-
NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
432 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   HEAT ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

&&

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL
WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER EVENTS THAT MAY REACH NWS WARNING
CRITERIA. MOST LONG FUSED NWS WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES IN
EFFECT ARE HIGHLIGHTED.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NWS FORECASTS FOR WEATHER NOT MEETING NWS
WARNING CRITERIA.

$$



Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
343 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HOT WEATHER CONTINUES TODAY...

NYZ072>075-176-178-262200-
/O.CON.KOKX.HT.Y.0006.160726T1600Z-160726T2200Z/
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
343 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...IN THE MID 90S DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE
  MID 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 60S.

* TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 1 PM AND 5 PM.

* 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 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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