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Heat Advisory
Issued: 6:04 PM EDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 6 PM EDT
Saturday...

* heat index values... in the mid 90s.

* Timing... Saturday afternoon into early Saturday evening.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Extreme heat can cause
illness and death among the at-risk population who can not stay
cool.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

New York City residents should call 3-1-1 to obtain "beat the
heat" safety tips.

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.

A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 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. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.






604 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 6 PM EDT
Saturday...

* heat index values... in the mid 90s.

* Timing... Saturday afternoon into early Saturday evening.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Extreme heat can cause
illness and death among the at-risk population who can not stay
cool.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

New York City residents should call 3-1-1 to obtain "beat the
heat" safety tips.

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.

A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 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. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.






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