EXCESSIVE HEAT ***WARNING*** FOR NYC & NJ - Heat Values to 105° Friday / 110° Sat. & Sun.

EXCESSIVE HEAT ***WARNING*** FOR NYC & NJ  - Heat Values to 105° Friday / 110° Sat. & Sun.
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From 12:00pm EDT, Fri Jul 19 until 8:00pm EDT, Sun Jul 21

Issued by: New York City - NY, US, National Weather Service,

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY... * HEAT INDEX VALUES...AROUND 105 ON FRIDAY AND AROUND 110 SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. * TIMING...12 PM FRIDAY THROUGH 8 PM SUNDAY. * IMPACTS...EXTREME HEAT CAN CAUSE ILLNESS AND DEATH AMONG AT- RISK POPULATION WHO CANNOT STAY COOL. THE EXCESSIVE HEAT MAY QUICKLY CAUSE HEAT STRESS OR HEAT STROKE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 105 DEGREES OR GREATER. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE, RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE, AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. SENIORS AND THOSE WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS OR MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS ARE AT INCREASED RISK. HOMES WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING CAN BE MUCH HOTTER THAN OUTDOORS. 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 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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  • This commment is unpublished.
    Steven Holsten · 3 months ago
    It's been averaging 109° - 115° heat index here in the MO Bootheel or over a week, but relief is coming late Monday.
  • This commment is unpublished.
    Matthew Worner · 3 months ago
    It's obviously my F350 Diesel truck! I must run to town and trade it in for a Prius! Oh the shame of it all.