Northern Berkshire Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 11:44 AM EDT Jul. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT Sunday...

* location... Schoharie valley, eastern Catskill, the northern and
central Taconics, Berkshires and southern Vermont.

* Heat index values... around 100 due to temperatures in the mid
90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Timing... through Sunday.

* Impacts... heat illnesses likely for those spending prolonged
periods of time outdoors or in non-air conditioned locations.
Prolonged heat is most dangerous for Young childed and the
elderly. Car temperatures can reach lethal temperatures in
minutes.

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 sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.