NY WFO ALBANY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO ALBANY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, August 5, 2022

_____

HEAT ADVISORY

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Albany NY

310 PM EDT Fri Aug 5 2022

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values between 95 and 100 today and Saturday,

and up to 104 on Sunday.

* WHERE...In New York, the Capital District, mid Hudson Valley and

southern Taconics. In Massachusetts, southern Berkshire County.

In Connecticut, Litchfield County.

* WHEN...For the first Heat Advisory, until 8 PM EDT this

evening. For the second Heat Advisory, from 11 AM to 8 PM EDT

Saturday. For the third Heat Advisory, from 11 AM to 8 PM EDT

Sunday.

* 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.

* WHAT...Heat index values between 95 and 100 on Saturday, and up

to 104 on Sunday.

* WHERE...In New York, Southern Herkimer, Southern Fulton,

Montgomery, Northern Saratoga, Washington, Eastern Columbia and

Southeast Warren Counties. In Vermont, Bennington and Eastern

Windham Counties.

* WHEN...For the first Heat Advisory, from 11 AM to 8 PM EDT

Saturday. For the second Heat Advisory, from 11 AM to 8 PM EDT

_____

Copyright 2022 AccuWeather