Severe Weather Alerts - Cobalt, CT

  • Heat Advisory

    Heat Advisory in effect from Monday, 11:00 AM EDT until Monday, 6:00 PM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM EDT
MONDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 101 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW
TO MID 90S AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S.

* TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL
INCREASE THE RISK FOR HEAT RELATED HEALTH ISSUES...ESPECIALLY
FOR THE ELDERLY...THOSE WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS SUCH AS
LUNG AND HEART DISEASE...THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS...AND OTHER
HEAT SENSITIVE GROUPS OF PEOPLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND
HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 100 TO
104 DEGREES FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE HOURS.

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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Cobalt, CT Radar