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WWUS71 KBOX 161338  
NPWBOX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
938 AM EDT FRI JUL 16 2021  
 
MAZ005>007-013>019-162300-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.HT.Y.0006.210716T1800Z-210716T2300Z/  
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-  
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-  
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-  
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FRAMINGHAM, LOWELL, LAWRENCE, GLOUCESTER,  
FOXBOROUGH, NORWOOD, CAMBRIDGE, BOSTON, QUINCY, TAUNTON,  
BROCKTON, AND PLYMOUTH  
938 AM EDT FRI JUL 16 2021  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EDT  
THIS EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 100 EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA, WESTERN ESSEX MA, EASTERN ESSEX  
MA, WESTERN NORFOLK MA, SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA, SUFFOLK MA,  
EASTERN NORFOLK MA, NORTHERN BRISTOL MA, WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA  
AND EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT  
ILLNESSES TO OCCUR.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT  
OF THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. YOUNG  
CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES  
UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.  
 
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 LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN  
POSSIBLE. 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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