CT WFO ALBANY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO ALBANY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, August 6, 2022

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HEAT ADVISORY

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Albany NY

723 PM EDT Sat Aug 6 2022

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

SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values from the mid 90s to lower 100s expected.

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

Mohawk Valley, Taconics, and Lake George Saratoga Region. In

Connecticut, Litchfield County. In Massachusetts, southern

Berkshire County. In Vermont, Bennington and eastern Windham

Counties.

* WHEN...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.

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