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Radar valid at 800 pm EDT, Jul 7th 2020

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NYZ015>018-023>025-055-070830-
/O.NEW.KBGM.HT.Y.0002.200707T1700Z-200708T0000Z/
Yates-Seneca-Southern Cayuga-Onondaga-Schuyler-Chemung-Tompkins-
Tioga-
Including the cities of Penn Yan, Seneca Falls, Auburn, Syracuse,
Watkins Glen, Elmira, Ithaca, Owego, and Waverly
416 AM EDT Mon Jul 6 2020

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values in the mid 90s expected.

* WHERE...Yates, Seneca, Southern Cayuga, Onondaga, Schuyler,
Chemung, Tompkins and Tioga counties.

* WHEN...From 1 PM to 8 PM EDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heat index values Wednesday through Friday
afternoons could also potentially reach 95-100.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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