NWS: Another Day of Dangerous Heat

Heat index could reach 95 in some parts of Cape...

From the National Weather Service:

Another hot and humid day out there. Stay cool as heat indices rise above 100°F for some.








...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...afternoon highs in the middle 90s will
  result in heat index values between 97 and 102 degrees.

* TIMING...into early this evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
  outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

* LOCATION...Most of southern New England except the outer
  islands.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 sunshine, and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

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.
Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog between 8am and 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Patchy fog before 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Patchy fog before midnight, then patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

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