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New Fairfield Connecticut - Heat Advisory in Effect Saturday May 21 20 May 2022 ( news )
New Fairfield , state Connecticut ( By Press Release office)
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A Heat Advisory is in effect for our area tomorrow , Saturday , May 21 . The Library will be open tomorrow from 10 - 5 for cooling if needed . More information from the NWS:
HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY . . .
* WHAT . . . Heat index values up to near 100 expected .
* WHERE . . . In Connecticut , Northern New London , Northern Fairfield , Northern Middlesex and Northern New Haven Counties . In New York , Orange , Rockland , Putnam and Northern Westchester Counties .
* WHEN . . . From noon to 8 PM EDT Saturday .
* IMPACTS . . . Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur .
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 .
Seniors and those with chronic health problems or mental health conditions are at an increased risk . Homes without air conditioning can be much hotter than outdoor temperatures .
Use air conditioning to stay cool at home or go to a place that has air conditioning . Check on vulnerable friends , family members and neighbors .
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