Prepare for Extreme Heat July – 12th Report

Posted By Kate Jade-AppleGate

From 12:00 PM EDT, Tue., Jul 12, 2011 until 9:00 PM EDT, Tue., Jul 12, 2011
Issued by The National Weather Service
New York City, NY
Tue, Jul 12, 2011, 4:08 AM E

Prepare for Extreme Heat

… HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS… PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY… SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY… AND SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD COUNTY.

* HAZARDS… HIGH LEVELS OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES… UP TO 105.

* TIMING… THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS… ADVERSE HEALTH AFFECTS WILL BE POSSIBLE IF THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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 TWO CONSECUTIVE HOURS. 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 AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

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… CALL 9 1 1.♥

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