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National Weather Service Has Issued a Heat Advisory from 11AM to 7PM Thursday

Report by Paula Antolini
September 5, 2018 5:12PM EDT

National Weather Service Has Issued a Heat Advisory from 11AM to 7PM Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Bethel for September 6, 2018, which is in effect from 11 AM to 7 PM EDT Thursday.

HEAT INDEX VALUES…Around 100.

TIMING…Highest heat indices Thursday afternoon, generally
between 1 and 5 PM.

IMPACTS…Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at-
risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity
may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended
exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any
length of time.

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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.

 

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Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

 

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