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Heat Advisory
Issued: 7:52 AM Jul. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Northern Adirondacks in New York as well as
portions of central and northern Vermont, including the
Northeast Kingdom.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Upper 90s due to temperatures in the lower
90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* TIMING...The highest heat index values will occur between noon
and 5 PM on Saturday.

* IMPACTS...The high heat index values pose a significant risk
for heat stress and heat-related illness for everyone,
especially those vulnerable populations without air
conditioning and those spending significant time outdoors.
Heat-related illnesses can occur very quickly. Pets are also
susceptible to heat illness. Additionally car interiors can
reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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 in 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.

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