Weather Alerts for Southern Plymouth County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Central Middlesex County - Eastern Essex - Eastern Franklin - Eastern Hampden - Eastern Hampshire - Eastern Norfolk - Eastern Plymouth - Northern Bristol - Northern Worcester - Northwest Middlesex County - Southeast Middlesex - Southern Bristol - Southern Plymouth - Southern Worcester - Suffolk - Western Essex - Western Franklin - Western Hampden - Western Hampshire - Western Norfolk - Western Plymouth
Effective: Fri, 7/19 12:00pm Updated: Fri, 7/19 3:56am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 7/21 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 8 PM EDT
SUNDAY...
The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued an
Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from noon Friday to
8 PM EDT Sunday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer in effect.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...On Friday expect values 95 to 100 degrees.
Saturday and again Sunday values are expected to range from 107
to 112 degrees.
* TIMING...Noon Friday through Sunday evening, however the very
worst of the heat will occur Saturday and Sunday.
* TEMPERATURE...Actual air temperatures will be in the upper 80s
to lower 90s Friday, increasing to the 96 to 102 degree range
both Saturday and Sunday. It will not cool off much overnight,
with lows in most areas only dropping to the mid 70s.
* Impacts...The level of heat and humidity is very dangerous for
any extended exposure.
* LOCATION... Rhode Island, Northern Connecticut, and most of
Massachusetts. This area does not include Cape Cod and the
Islands.

Information:
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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.
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.