Weather Alerts for So. Worcester County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
SO. WORCESTER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Central Middlesex County - Eastern Hampden - Eastern Hampshire - Eastern Norfolk - Northern Bristol - Northwest Middlesex County - Southeast Middlesex - Southern Worcester - Suffolk - Western Norfolk - Western Plymouth
Effective: Mon, 8/10 12:00pm Updated: Sun, 8/9 9:51pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 8/11 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Heat index values up to 97 expected.
* WHERE...Portions of northern Connecticut, central, eastern,
southeastern and western Massachusetts and northern Rhode
Island.
* WHEN...From noon Monday to 8 PM EDT Tuesday.
* 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.