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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
343 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HOT WEATHER CONTINUES TODAY...

NYZ072>075-176-178-262200-
/O.CON.KOKX.HT.Y.0006.160726T1600Z-160726T2200Z/
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
343 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...IN THE MID 90S DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE
  MID 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 60S.

* TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 1 PM AND 5 PM.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL
  INCREASE THE RISK FOR HEAT RELATED HEALTH ISSUES...ESPECIALLY
  FOR THE ELDERLY...THOSE WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS SUCH AS
  LUNG AND HEART DISEASE...THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS...AND OTHER
  HEAT SENSITIVE GROUPS OF PEOPLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR NEW YORK CITY WHEN THE COMBINATION
OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS AT
LEAST 95 DEGREES FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS...OR 100 DEGREES FOR
ANY LENGTH OF TIME.

SENIORS AND THOSE WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS OR MENTAL HEALTH
CONDITIONS ARE AT AN INCREASED RISK. HOMES WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING CAN BE MUCH HOTTER THAN OUTDOOR TEMPERATURES.

USE AIR CONDITIONING TO STAY COOL AT HOME OR GO TO A PLACE THAT
HAS AIR CONDITIONING. CHECK ON VULNERABLE FRIENDS... FAMILY
MEMBERS AND NEIGHBORS. TO FIND A NYC COOLING CENTER CALL 3-1-1 OR
VISIT NYC.GOV/OEM

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
746 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

CTZ006>008-010>012-262200-
NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW LONDON-
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-
746 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...ELEVATED THREAT FOR BRUSH FIRE SPREAD THIS AFTERNOON...

HOT TEMPERATURES AND WESTERLY WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 MPH ARE
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP TO THE
LOWER 30S PERCENT RANGE DURING THIS TIME. WHILE THE AREA RECEIVED
SOME RAINFALL YESTERDAY...MUCH OF IT WAS LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF
AN INCH. INPUT FROM FIRE OFFICIALS INDICATES THE FORECAST WEATHER
CONDITIONS AND RECENT ABNORMALLY DRY WEATHER WILL RESULT IN
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR TODAY.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
732 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-262200-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...GAYLORDSVILLE...
NEW MILFORD...TERRYVILLE...THOMASTON...DALTON...HANCOCK...
PITTSFIELD...FLORIDA...NORTH ADAMS...SANDISFIELD...
GREAT BARRINGTON...SOUTH EGREMONT
732 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 35 TO 40 PERCENT. IN ADDITION...WEST WINDS
WILL GUST AROUND 20 MPH AROUND MIDDAY AND THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
THESE FACTORS COMBINED WITH A LACK OF RECENT WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
WILL CREATE AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL IN WESTERN
MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
727 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>022-026-RIZ001>007-262200-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...
PROVINCETOWN...AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
COVENTRY...WEST GREENWICH...EAST GREENWICH...WARWICK...
WEST WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
727 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 30 PERCENT. IN ADDITION...WEST WINDS WILL
GUST AROUND 20 MPH AROUND MIDDAY AND THE AFTERNOON. THESE FACTORS
COMBINED WITH A LACK OF RECENT WIDESPREAD RAINFALL WILL CREATE AN
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL IN INTERIOR SECTIONS OF
MASSACHUSETTS...RHODE ISLAND AND CONNECTICUT.

$$

DUNTEN


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
432 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

NYZ072>075-176-178-270845-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-
NORTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
432 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   HEAT ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

&&

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL
WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER EVENTS THAT MAY REACH NWS WARNING
CRITERIA. MOST LONG FUSED NWS WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES IN
EFFECT ARE HIGHLIGHTED.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NWS FORECASTS FOR WEATHER NOT MEETING NWS
WARNING CRITERIA.

$$

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