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Southern Fairfield-Southern Westchester-
330 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Heat Advisory,
which is in effect until 6 PM EDT this evening.

* Heat Index Values...In the mid 90s.

* Timing...This afternoon into early this evening.

* Impacts...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Extreme heat can cause
illness and death among the at-risk population who can not
stay cool.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any
length of time.

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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.

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