Southern Westchester Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 6:17 PM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Monday...

* heat index values... around 100 due to temperatures near 90...
and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Timing... highest heat indices Monday afternoon.

* 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 when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 100 to
104 degrees for two consecutive hours.

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.

Record Report
Issued: 7:34 AM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Record high minimum temperature set at LaGuardia Airport

a record high minimum temperature of 82 degrees was set at
LaGuardia Airport NY yesterday. This breaks the old record of 81 set
in 1978.