Heat Advisory issued August 08 until August 08 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS Albany
DESCRIPTION: …HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM EDT this
* Location…The mid-Hudson Valley of Ulster and Dutchess Counties
in eastern New York and southern Litchfield County in
* Heat Index Values…In the mid 90s due to temperatures in the
upper 80s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.
* Timing…Wednesday afternoon into the early evening hours.
* Impacts…The combination of heat and high humidity may cause
heat stress or other heat related illnesses particularly to
those most vulnerable.
INSTRUCTIONS: 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 up on relatives and
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.
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.
Issued By: NWS Albany (Eastern New York and Western New England)