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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 2:54 PM Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
SUNDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...From 95 to 100 today, and from 100 to 112
Saturday and Sunday. This will be due to temperatures in the 90s
today and 96 to 102 Saturday and Sunday, and dewpoints in the
low to mid 70s.

* TIMING...Noon today through Sunday evening, however the very
worst of the heat will occur Saturday and Sunday.

* TEMPERATURE...Actual air temperatures will reach the upper 80s
to lower 90s today with a few mid 90s possible inland,
increasing to 96 to 102 degrees both Saturday and Sunday. It
will not cool off much overnight, with lows in most areas only
dropping to the mid 70s to near 80.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Children and pets should
never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.
This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car
interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

* LOCATION... Rhode Island, Northern Connecticut, and most of
Massachusetts including the metro areas of Boston and Providence.
This area does not include Cape Cod and the Islands.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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