638  
WWUS71 KOKX 020729  
NPWOKX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY  
329 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2020  
 
NJZ002-004-103-104-030000-  
/O.EXA.KOKX.HT.Y.0005.200802T1800Z-200803T0000Z/  
WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-  
329 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2020  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT  
THIS EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 102 EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...WESTERN PASSAIC, EASTERN PASSAIC, WESTERN BERGEN AND  
EASTERN BERGEN COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT  
ILLNESSES TO OCCUR.  
 
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 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
NJZ006-105>108-NYZ074-030000-  
/O.CON.KOKX.HT.Y.0005.200802T1800Z-200803T0000Z/  
HUDSON-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-  
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-  
329 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2020  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 102 EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...IN NEW JERSEY, HUDSON, WESTERN ESSEX, WESTERN UNION,  
EASTERN ESSEX AND EASTERN UNION COUNTIES. IN NEW YORK,  
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND) COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT  
ILLNESSES TO OCCUR.  
 
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 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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