Weather Alerts for Richfield Springs

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
RICHFIELD SPRINGS

Areas Affected:
Eastern Albany - Eastern Greene - Eastern Schenectady - Eastern Ulster - Montgomery - Northern Saratoga - Northern Washington - Southeast Warren - Southern Herkimer - Southern Saratoga - Southern Washington - Western Columbia - Western Dutchess - Western Rensselaer - Western Schenectady
Effective: Thu, 7/9 12:00pm Updated: Wed, 7/8 5:30pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 7/9 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY...
* WHAT...Heat index values between 95 and 100 are expected.
* WHERE...The Hudson and Mohawk River Valleys in eastern New York.
* WHEN...From noon to 8 PM EDT Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.

Information:
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.