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The Library  will be available over the weekend to cool off, on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m



Good Afternoon, 

 

Here is the forecast concerning the excessive heat threat beginning this weekend and continuing into next week. Heat Advisories and a potential Excessive Heat Watch will likely be issued Friday.

 

Overview:

 

WHAT:  Heat Wave Likely

 

WHERE: The entire forecast area

 

WHEN:  This weekend and continuing into next week

 

Potential Hazards and Impacts:

 

Excessive Heat:

 

Hazards:

  • Max Temperatures in the 90s.
  • Max Heat Indices in the mid to upper 90s Saturday, and 100-107F Sunday and Monday. Worst conditions will be felt across northeast New Jersey, New York City, the lower Hudson Valley and interior southern Connecticut.

Impacts:

  • The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
  • Extreme heat can cause illness and death among the at-risk population who can not stay cool.
  • Seniors, infants, and those with chronic health problems or mental health conditions are at an increased risk from the heat.

 

The graphic below depicts Forecast Maximum Heat Indices for Saturday June 30th

 

 

 

The graphic below depicts Forecast Maximum Heat Indices for Sunday July 1st

 

 

The graphic below depicts Forecast Maximum Heat Indices for Monday July 2nd

 

 

 

The heat index is a measure of of how hot is really feels when relative humidity is factored in with air temperature. You can use the chart below to find the heat index yourself. For more information on Heat Safety, please go to https://www.weather.gov/safety/heat

 

 

CONFIDENCE:

 

There is high confidence in an extended period of heat.

 

 

Additional Information and Resources:

NWS New York Website: https://www.weather.gov/okx/

NWS New York Summer DSS Website: https://www.weather.gov/okx/emnew_summer

River Gauges and Forecasts: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=okx

NWS New York Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NWSNewYorkNY

NWS New York Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/NWSNewYorkNY

Online Severe Weather Reporting: https://www.weather.gov/okx/SubmitStormReport

 

 

Next Update and Contact Information:

The next update will be sent Friday June 29th around 6 am.  If you have any questions in the interim or need additional information, please do not hesitate to 
contact us.  We can be reached by email at okx.operations@noaa.gov or through NWSChat.

 

Regards,

Peter Wichrowski

Meteorologist

OKX Operations

NWS New York, NY


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