…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO NOON EDTS ATURDAY……EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDTS ATURDAY…
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued an ExcessiveHeat Warning, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Saturday.A Heat Advisory has also been issued. This Heat Advisory is ineffect from noon Friday to noon EDT Saturday. The Excessive HeatWatch is no longer in effect. * Location…Hudson River Valley, southern Taconics, and Litchfield County in Connecticut. * Heat Index Values…Up to 105 on Friday due to temperatures in the low 90s and dew points in the low 70s. Up to 110 on Saturday due to temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, and dewpoints in the lower to mid 70s. * Timing…12 noon Friday through 8 PM Saturday. * 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 children and the elderly. Car temperatures can reach lethal temperatures in minutes. Temperatures will remain very warm and muggy Friday night, preventing non-air conditioned buildings from cooling off.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely. 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. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.
TDY: PARTLY CLOUDY- HOT – HUMID – LOWER 90S
TNTE: PARTLY CLOUDY- A RANDOM THUNDERSTORM – 75-80
SAT: HAZY – OPPRESSIVELY HOT AND HUMID – 95-100
SUN: PARTLY CLOUDY- STEAMY –LATE THUNDERSTORM – 95-100
MON: HUMID WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS – 80
WEATHER TRIVIA:1886 – THIRD HURRICANE WITHIN 1 MONTH CROSSES FLORIDA.
Satellite-radar shows absence of clouds and that means HOT ! Storms over Great Lakes…head east and weaken. Much of the Eastern halkf of the Nation will have a dangerous heatwave this weekend…coming to a crashing finish early next week. Be sure to follow heatwave guidelines and be safe. Below – today’s risk of severe weather in dark green and yellow.
Below – animated maps through Saturday followed by rain projections into Tuesday….most of which for the East coming MOnday and Tuesday.
Below – high temperatures for Monday…..followed by snapshot weather for Saturday. Be safe and stay cool.