603  
WWUS71 KOKX 081519  
NPWOKX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY  
1119 AM EDT WED AUG 8 2018  
 
NYZ072>075-176-178-082200-  
/O.CON.KOKX.HT.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180808T2200Z/  
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-  
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-  
1119 AM EDT WED AUG 8 2018  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...95 TO 100.  
 
* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...EXTREME HEAT CAN CAUSE ILLNESS AND DEATH AMONG AT-  
RISK POPULATION WHO CANNOT STAY COOL. THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY  
MAY CAUSE HEAT STRESS DURING OUTDOOR EXERTION OR EXTENDED  
EXPOSURE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 
SENIORS AND THOSE WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS OR MENTAL HEALTH  
CONDITIONS ARE AT AN INCREASED RISK. HOMES WITHOUT AIR  
CONDITIONING CAN BE MUCH HOTTER THAN OUTDOOR TEMPERATURES.  
 
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 FIND A NYC COOLING CENTER, CALL 3 1 1 OR VISIT  
HTTP://NYC.GOV/OEM  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>071-078-080-177-179-  
082200-  
/O.CON.KOKX.HT.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180808T2200Z/  
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-  
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-  
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-  
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-  
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-  
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-  
NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN NASSAU-  
SOUTHERN NASSAU-  
1119 AM EDT WED AUG 8 2018  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...95 TO 100.  
 
* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT STRESS DURING  
OUTDOOR EXERTION OR EXTENDED EXPOSURE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
JMC  
 
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