Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Southern Westchester (NYZ071) New York Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Heat Advisory Heat Advisory - Southern Westchester (New York)


Updated:Tue, 22-Aug-2017 3:31am EDT
Effective:Tue, 22-Aug-2017 12:00pm EDT
Expires:Tue, 22-Aug-2017 6:00pm EDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Southern Westchester
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...hot and humid today...
...heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 6 pm edt this evening...
* heat index values...around 100.
* timing...this afternoon.
* impacts...the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone NYZ071

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