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Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:16 AM EDT Jul. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until noon EDT today...
... Excessive heat warning remains in effect from noon today to
8 PM EDT this evening...
... Heat advisory remains in effect from 8 PM this evening to 8 PM
EDT Sunday...

* location... greater capital region including Glens Falls and
Saratoga region and the Mohawk Valley.

* Heat index values... up to 110 today due to high temperatures in
the mid 90s with very high humidity. High temperatures Sunday
in the lower 90s with heat index values up to 100.

* Timing... through Sunday.

* Impacts... heat illnesses likely for those spending prolonged
periods of time outdoors or in non-air conditioned locations.
Prolonged heat is most dangerous for Young children and the
elderly. Car temperatures can reach lethal temperatures in
minutes. Temperatures will remain very warm and muggy Friday
night, preventing non-air conditioned buildings from cooling
off.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances.







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