Thursday, July 4, 2013

Heat Advisory alert

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1027 AM EDT THU JUL 4 2013

...HOT AND HUMID THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK...

NYZ072>075-176-178-042200-
/O.CON.KOKX.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-130707T0000Z/
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
1027 AM EDT THU JUL 4 2013

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY.

* HAZARDS...HEAT.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S DUE TO
TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS
AROUND 70.

* TIMING...THROUGH SATURDAY. THE HOTTEST CONDITIONS WILL BE
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

* IMPACTS...SENSITIVE POPULATIONS WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO ADVERSE
HEALTH EFFECTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR NEW YORK CITY WHEN HIGH HUMIDITY IS
EXPECTED TO COMBINE WITH HOT TEMPERATURES TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT
IS AT LEAST 95 DEGREES FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS OR 100 DEGREES
FOR ANY LENGTH OF TIME. 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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