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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
251 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND  
EXTREME SOUTHERN MAINE TOMORROW AFTERNOON...  
 
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INTERIOR YORK-COASTAL YORK-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-  
SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE-  
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-  
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HOLLIS, ALFRED, LEBANON, SANFORD,  
GOODWINS MILLS, BUXTON, LIMINGTON, BERWICK, BIDDEFORD, SACO,  
OLD ORCHARD BEACH, KITTERY, LYME, ASHLAND, ELLSWORTH, HOLDERNESS,  
PLYMOUTH, RUMNEY, WAKEFIELD, BRIDGEWATER, BROOKFIELD, OSSIPEE,  
TUFTONBORO, WOLFEBORO, MOULTONBOROUGH, CLAREMONT, CORNISH, UNITY,  
CROYDON, GOSHEN, GRANTHAM, LEMPSTER, NEWPORT, CHARLESTOWN,  
BOSCAWEN, CANTERBURY, CONCORD, DUNBARTON, LOUDON, HOOKSETT,  
LACONIA, GILFORD, MEREDITH, BARRINGTON, ROCHESTER, DOVER,  
ROLLINSFORD, SOMERSWORTH, DURHAM, MADBURY, GILSUM, KEENE, MARLOW,  
SULLIVAN, SURRY, JAFFREY, MANCHESTER, PELHAM, NASHUA, SALEM,  
ATKINSON, NEWTON, PLAISTOW, CHESTER, DERRY, HAMPSTEAD, EXETER,  
GREENLAND, PORTSMOUTH, RYE, HAMPTON, HAMPTON FALLS,  
NORTH HAMPTON, SEABROOK, AMHERST, MILFORD, MONT VERNON,  
GOFFSTOWN, PETERBOROUGH, SHARON, AND WEARE  
251 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT MONDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY,  
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT MONDAY.  
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 100 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID  
90S, AND DEWPOINTS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
 
* TIMING...TOMORROW AFTERNOON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS  
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY  
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE  
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED  
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND  
NEIGHBORS, ESPECIALLY OLDER ADULTS WHO LIVE ALONE, TO MAKE SURE  
THEY ARE ABLE TO STAY COOL.  
 
PEOPLE WHO WORK OR EXERCISE OUTSIDE OR IN HOT ENVIRONMENTS, AND  
CHILDREN ATTENDING SUMMER CAMPS OR OUTDOOR SPORTS PRACTICES SHOULD  
TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS  
ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING. 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.  
 
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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